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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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Seven Bridges visits Dana Farber

Last week Seven Bridges spent some time at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, at the annual genomic approaches towards precision cancer medicine symposium. This event, organized by the Center for Cancer Genome Discovery showcases the work of Dana Farber researchers. Genomic profiling methods are increasingly used to study cancer alterations in individual patients, enabling precise diagnosis ...
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Festival of Genomics London — Day 2

Thursday at the Festival Yesterday, the Seven Bridges team and other delegates were back in action at the Festival of Genomics London. On another busy day, we focused our attention on the challenges of cancer data analysis. Nazneen Rahman from the Institute of Cancer Research described the difficulties of turning cancer variant data into a clinically useful resource. As a doctor, the wish is ...
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Festival of Genomics London — day 1

Yesterday the Seven Bridges team were among the hundreds of delegates who braved the Docklands chill to attend day one of the Festival of Genomics London. The Festival is the home leg of the series operated by Front Line Genomics, the London-based events–publisher focused on delivering genomics to health care. The festival format is akin to a series of plenary talks wrapped around a trade ...
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Hello, SFO!

In the midst of a busy week for biotechnology in San Francisco — we’re looking at you JP Morgan attendees! — we’ve just opened our fourth office right in the center of town. We’re incredibly excited to be working at the heart of this wonderful city, with a rich history for innovation in our field. Being so near to Silicon Valley brings its own excitement as well; after all, so ...
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Matt Might: Genetic testing and ‘crowdscreening’ enabling precision medicine, faster research

At the intersection of Big Data, online communities, genomics and precision medicine, you’ll find Matt Might, a professor of computer science, who has taken a leading role advocating for patients with undiagnosed or rare diseases. Advances in genetic testing are revealing crucial details about these patients. One of them is his own son, Bertrand, who endured years of seizures and treatments ...
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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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Festival of Genomics – See you in San Mateo

The Seven Bridges team is headed to the Festival of Genomics in California Nov 3-5. If you’re participating, here are a few items from our To Do List and the festival week at a glance: Portable BioInformatics Workflows Workshop 9am Tues, Nov 3 – Gaurav Kaushik kicks off a workshop for developers and bioinformatics pros to build workflows for maximum portability across platforms ...
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