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Announcements, Events and Presentations
April 3, 2017

AACR 2017 Annual Meeting, Session Title: "NCI’s Center for Cancer Genomics and Cloud Pilots Initiatives: Using Large-Scale Data to Advance Precision Oncology"

March 27, 2017 AMIA Joint Summits Panels, Session Title: "NIH Data Repositories and Cloud Resources: NCI Genomic Data Commons, NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots and NIH Commons Credits (SO8)"
February 20, 2017 Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, Session Title: "Data Annotation and Retrieval - Standards, Accessibility from the Cloud and Security"
October 17, 2016

Vice President Biden today announced an NCI collaboration with two Commercial Cloud Providers — Amazon and Microsoft — which will each host a copy of the genomic data maintained at the GDC, at no cost for two years. The NCI intends to make the data on these clouds accessible to researchers through the GDC and CGC Pilots, and to partner with the cloud providers to understand data usage patterns and plan for future sustainability. Learn more.

June 2016

DREAM Challenge is now open. Register online

May 24-25, 2016 Cancer Genomics Cloud Workshop
April 1-3, 2016 Seven Bridges Genomics Hackathon

Join other biomedical informaticists in developing open-sourced tools to analyze cancer data on the NCI Cloud Register online

January 20, 2016

CBIIT Seaker Series: Gad Getz
FireCloud: The Future of Cancer Genome Research

Watch the full presentation on YouTube.

January 6, 2016 CBIIT Speaker Series: Brandi Davis-Dusenbery, Scalable, Collaborative, Reproducible, and Extensible Analysis of TCGA Data in the Cloud.

Watch the full presentation on YouTube.

December 9, 2015 CBIIT Speaker Series: Ilya Shmulevich,
The Institute for Systems Biology Cancer Genomics Cloud.

Watch the full presentation on YouTube.

November 10, 2015 Google Hangout: Cancer Informatics: Expanding Access to Data
November 4, 2015 CBIIT Speaker Series: Robert Grossman,
Large Scale Data Commons for Genomic and Clinical Data.

Watch the full presentation on YouTube.