In the US, an average of 43 kids are diagnosed with cancer every day.

Our Mission: To defeat every child’s cancer by harnessing and sharing the world’s genomic data

“The Genomics Institute has been coming up with approaches to treating pediatric cancer that have never been tried before.”

– John “Bud” and Rebecca Colligan, who established the Colligan Presidential Chair

“The ‘Treehouse’ name comes from Lu Haussler, wife of UC Santa Cruz Distinguished Professor of Biomolecular Engineering David Haussler. She chose it as a visual metaphor for a branching project that is also a house, or destination, for gathering and sharing all pediatric cancer genomes.”
UCSC Magazine, “Building a Ladder to a Cure