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October 21, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Xiuxia Du, Ph.D.

In this webinar, UNC-Charlotte’s Dr. Xiuxia Du will demonstrate how the software tool “ADAP” is used for preprocessing untargeted LC-MS and GC-MS metabolomics data. She will also present on “ADAP-KDB,” a spectral knowledge base for tracking unknown mass spectra.

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October 19, 2020 02:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m. ET

Sharon Gaheen and Biju Issac, Ph.D.

This monthly NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) webinar will give an overview of the programs and projects that provide data to the GDC and review the data types made available through NCI’s Cancer Research Data Commons and NCI Cloud Resources.

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October 16, 2020 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. ET

Philip Nelson, Director, Engineering in Google Research

In this webinar, Dr. Philip Nelson, director of engineering in Google Research, will discuss how he and his team are using machine learning and advanced computational techniques to address science and healthcare challenges.

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October 15, 2020 - October 17, 2020

Attendees of the 2020 Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS) Virtual Annual Conference can learn more about NCI’s Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC) and how to access its collection of comparative oncology data at the 3-day virtual exhibit hall.

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October 08, 2020 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Attendees of the 23rd International Conference on Image Computing & Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) can register for a special workshop on NCI’s public image repositories, including The Cancer Imaging Archive and soon-to-be-launched Imaging Data Commons.

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

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

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 12:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m. ET

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

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.

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.