European Chemical Agency's work to implement REACH regulation for nanomaterials
04 May 2017 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Frank Le Curieux
Nano WG presentation on May 4, 2017. REACH = Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation (& restriction) of Chemicals aims to ensure a high level of protection of human health and the environment while enhancing competitiveness and innovation. Nano materials are covered by...
Human Disease Ontology
21 Sep 2016 | External Applications | Contributor(s): Lynn Schriml
The Disease Ontology has been developed as a standardized ontology for human disease, since 2003, with the purpose of providing the biomedical community with manual curated, consistent, reusable and sustainable descriptions of human disease terms, phenotype characteristics and related...
Summary of the 2015 Epigenetic Engineering for Cancer Workshops
22 Dec 2015 | Publications | Contributor(s): Tony Dickherber
This document provides a general summary of the 2 virtual workshops held in Fall of 2015 to explore the suitability of epigenetic engineering tools to specifically modify epigenetic loci to study and/or treat cancer.
Community Health Worker Genetics Education Needs Assessment
23 Nov 2015 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Andria Reyes, Manuela Orjuela, Karen Schmitt, Andria Reyes, Grace Hillyer, Stephen Emerson
Our overarching goal is to develop and establish a cancer genetics curriculum that is pertinent, culturally sensitive and understandable by a community population who is not English dominant and of a lower literacy level than that of the general New York City population. The curriculum will teach...
Introduction to the Trinity Cancer Transcriptome Analysis Toolkit
05 Feb 2015 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Brian Haas, Aviv Regev, Bill Barnett
This short video provides an overview of our ITCR-funded effort to leverage RNA-Seq and de novo transcriptome assembly to assist researchers in studying cancer transcriptomes. Visit our NCGAS Trinity/Galaxy portal to access these compute...
Multiclass cancer diagnosis using tumor gene expression signatures
10 Nov 2014 | Downloads
Experiment Description: The optimal treatment of patients with cancer depends on establishing accurate diagnoses by using a complex combination of clinical and histopathological data. In some instances, this task is difficult or impossible because of atypical clinical...
Informatics to enable Routine Personalized Cancer Therapy (IPCT)
18 Feb 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Elmer V. Bernstam, Funda Meric-Bernstam
Advanced Development of TIES - A Clinical Text Search Engine
18 Feb 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Rebecca Crowley
Archived human tissues are an essential resource for translational research. Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues from cancer patients are used in a wide range of assays, including RT-PCR, SNP profiling, multiplex biomarkers, imaging biomarkers, targeted exome, whole exome, and whole...
Informatics Tools for High-throughput Analysis of Cancer Mutations
15 Jan 2014 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael C Ryan, Rachel Karchin
Overview: The HUBzero Platform for Scientific Collaboration
18 Dec 2013 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael McLennan
This web site was created using a collaborative infrastructure called HUBzero, developed by Purdue University. HUBzero is the basis of nanoHUB.org and more than 50 other sites covering a wide range of scientific disciplines, including bio-fuels, microelectromechanical systems, cancer research,...
Overview on HUBzero - Building Scientific Communities Online
03 Sep 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael McLennan
This is a white paper/publication on the HUB and how one can build online communities using the HUBzero platform. See the tab on supporting documents for a video presentation.