Events

Find upcoming data science and informatics presentations, conferences, workshops, and trainings for the cancer research community.

NCI's Genomic Data Commons shape icon
January 25, 2021 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Bill Wysocki, Ph.D.

This monthly NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) webinar will provide an open forum for users who have questions about GDC data, processes, or tools.

Esmeralda Casas-Silva Ph.D., Veena Gopalakrishnan Ph.D., Helen Moore Ph.D., and Ms. Claire Blaustein
January 27, 2021 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Esmeralda Casas-Silva Ph.D., Veena Gopalakrishnan Ph.D., Helen Moore Ph.D., and Ms. Claire Blaustein

Drs. Helen Moore, Esmeralda Casas-Silva, Veena Gopalakrishnan, and Ms. Claire Blaustein will showcase the design and functionality of the NCI Cancer Moonshot Biobank website. By highlighting the challenges and successes they encountered when developing the website, their hope is that it will serve as an archetype for similar participant-engagement efforts within NCI.

The Cancer Genomics Cloud: a secure and scalable cloud-based platform to access, share and analyze multi-omics datasets  January 27, 2021  Dave Roberson Community Engagement Specialist  Sai Lakshmi Subramanian Program Manager
January 27, 2021 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Dave Roberson and Sai Lakshmi Subramanian

The Cancer Genomics Cloud’s (CGC’s) monthly webinar series is launching on Wednesday, January 27, with an overview of its platform and how users can leverage cloud computing for cancer research.

Title card on dark blue background with text in foreground that reads "Cancer Moonshot Seminar Series"
January 28, 2021 12:00 p.m. - 01:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Bradley Malin, Ph.D.

In this Cancer Moonshot℠ Seminar, Vanderbilt University’s Dr. Bradley Malin will discuss how to support innovative cancer research through data privacy.

Katherine Pollard, Ph.D.
January 28, 2021 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Katherine S. Pollard, Ph.D.

In this talk, Dr. Katherine Pollard, director of the Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology, will describe how her team developed “Akita,” a deep convolutional neural network that can be used to accurately predict genome folding using only DNA sequence as the input.

National Cancer Institute and Department of Energy Collaboration: computing driving cancer advances and cancer driving computing advances.
January 29, 2021 01:30 p.m. - 03:30 p.m. ET
Virtual

The first in a series of interactive workshops hosted by the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer program, this presentation will set the stage for the future of computing and artificial intelligence in radiation oncology.