Events

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

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September 21, 2020 - September 24, 2020
Virtual

The Institute for Systems Biology-Cancer Genomics Cloud—one of the NCI Cloud Resources—will present a poster on using cloud-based multi-omics data to characterize molecular features, genes, proteins, and their impact on clinical outcomes in breast cancer.

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September 21, 2020 - September 24, 2020
Virtual

The Institute for Systems Biology-Cancer Genomics Cloud—one of the NCI Cloud Resources—will co-present a virtual poster on leveraging cloud computing to find evidence of microtubule-actin crosslinking factor 1 within gynecological cancers.

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September 22, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 06:10 p.m. ET
Virtual

The 2020 Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) Virtual Scientific Symposium will feature updates on CPTAC’s latest research advances in cancer proteogenomics and cancer research.

Turning data into knowledge, and knowledge into health.
September 24, 2020 - October 08, 2020
Virtual (September 24, October 1, and October 8)

This year’s Ci4CC Fall 2020 Virtual Symposium will examine the latest trends in pediatric and adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer research, with special emphasis on data science and informatics and how these fields are helping to better understand the biology of disease and potential therapies.

NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) Director, Dr. Tony Kerlavage, and Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Dr. Anne Kirchhoff, are serving as co-chairs and keynote speakers.

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September 28, 2020 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. ET
Webinar

Drs. Bill Wysocki and Zhenyu Zhang

In this webinar, The University of Chicago's Drs. Bill Wysocki and Zhenyu Zhang will educate attendees on the NCI Genomic Data Commons’ bioinformatics pipelines for data harmonization.

Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC) NCI Cancer Research Data Commons
September 29, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

The NCI’s Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC) team will present a poster titled, “The Integrated Canine Data Commons: An Open Public Data Sharing Platform,” at the 2nd Annual Paws for a Cure Research Symposium.

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September 29, 2020 02:00 p.m. - 04:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Amy LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Dr. Amy LeBlanc, director of NCI’s Comparative Oncology Program and Integrated Canine Data Commons team member, will join other panel members at the 2nd Annual Paws for a Cure Research Symposium to discuss “Canine Genetic Biomarker Data in the Context of Human.”

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September 29, 2020 04:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m. ET
Virtual

Connie Sommers, Ph.D.

Dr. Connie Sommers, NCI program director and Integrated Canine Data Commons team member, will highlight how NCI is leveraging data from precision medicine and Cancer MoonshotSM canine immunotherapy initiatives. Data harmonized and housed within the ICDC allows researchers to compare canine data with relevant human data sets.

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October 26, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Virtual

Synthetic biology is a rapidly evolving field that is primed to make a difference in addressing critical cancer research questions. This 3-day workshop will bring together representatives from both the research and clinical communities to explore how best to harness the power of synthetic biology and work together to address some of cancer's most pressing research questions. Those working across the continuum of cancer research, including data scientists, are encouraged to apply.

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November 13, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 06:30 p.m. ET
Virtual

In the virtual Sixth Computational Approaches for Cancer Workshop (CAFCW20), subject matter experts will share their insight on cancer research, including the challenges they faced in fostering collaborations and their ideas for addressing future innovations. NCI Director, Dr. Ned Sharpless, will deliver this year's keynote, and abstract submissions are due on Tuesday, September 8.