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Simon Forbes, Director of COSMIC

Bringing together the world's information on somatic mutations

COSMIC, the Catalogue Of Somatic Mutations In Cancer is the world’s largest and most comprehensive resource for exploring the impact of somatic mutations in human cancer. Owned and updated quarterly by the Wellcome Sanger Institute, COSMIC is exclusively licensed through QIAGEN. The database is designed to bring together the world’s information on somatic mutations in human cancer into one single system and make it easily explorable.