Category: Cancer Genomics Cloud

Launching the next DREAM Challenge on the Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud

Challenges to drive innovation in biomedical data analysis The explosion in biomedical data requires ongoing development of analysis methods and community standards. A proven way of driving innovation is through Challenges—competitions to develop crowdsourced methods to answer specific scientific questions. These challenges offer unique opportunities for academic and commercial communities to ...
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High school cancer genomics

It requires a lot of collaboration. Cancer will not be solved by one lone scientist in his lab, it will be solved by a group effort of many scientists and a platform for collaboration is necessary —Jamie Gray High school cancer genomics Last week Seven Bridges Program Manager Jack DiGiovanna went back to school, to deliver a pair of guest lectures to the Genomics of Cancer honors-level class ...
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Usable, Collaborative, Reproducible, and Extensible

Four Key Tenets of Cloud Computing The Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) is one of three pilot systems funded by the National Cancer Institute with the aim of co-localizing massive genomics datasets, like The Cancer Genomics Atlas (TCGA), alongside secure and scalable computational resources for analysis. TCGA comprises multidimensional matched tumor-normal data from over 11,000 ...
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Cancer Genomics Cloud presented at AACR

The Cancer Genomics Cloud at AACR On Sunday, Dr Brandi Davis-Dusenbery presented the Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) to a packed room at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in New Orleans. We are thrilled to see so much enthusiasm about the cloud pilots, and that so many people were keen to discuss technical details of the CGC! This presentation was ...
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Hacking cancer in the cloud

Cancer research in the cloud Earlier this month, budding hackers from across the US gathered at the Seven Bridges offices in Cambridge, MA. They came to spend the weekend building and applying tools for cancer research using the Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC). The CGC brings together data from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and other sources, along with computational resources, curated ...
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Cancer Genomics Cloud wins Bio-IT World Best of Show

CGC wins award for Informatics Tools & Data Analysis The Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) has won the Best of Show award for Informatics Tools and Data Analytics at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, held at Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA . This award is judged by a panel of experts from academia and industry; this year’s edition had a record-breaking 46 products in ...
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Welcome to the Cancer Genomics Cloud

Early Adopters Welcome to the Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud. Early access for researchers starts today. The CGC helps scientists by hosting one of the world’s largest genomic datasets — The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) — together with the analytical tools and computational resources needed to analyze it, on a secure, cloud-based platform. This is important because cancer ...
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