20160606_GDC-Launch_7293

20160606_GDC-Launch_7293

Vice President Joe Biden greets Kenneth Polonsky, MD, executive vice president for Medical Affairs, and Prof. Robert Grossman, PhD, right, Department of Medicine and the College and Senior Fellow with the Computation Institute, as he arrives to launch the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC), a system designed and developed by the Center for Data Intensive Science at the University of Chicago and presented Monday, June 6, 2016, at their office in the Shoreland in Chicago. At left is Douglas Lowy, MD, acting director of the National Cancer Institute. (Photo by Robert Kozloff)