Data Management: The appproach in NANoREG and ProSafe
21 Apr 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Sara Totaro, Hugues Crutzen
NANoREG project is working on establishing a common European approach to the regulatory testing of Manufactured Nanomaterials and ProSafe has been designed to coordinate and support the aims of EU member and associated states in their EU and international efforts regarding risk assessment,...
InChl and Nanoparticles
21 Apr 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Steve Heller
The InChI Trust is a nonprofit charity which works to develop and promote the use of the IUPAC InChI open-source chemical structure representation algorithm. The InChI with its associated InChIKey was developed as a non-proprietary international standard to represent chemical structures and has...
Nano WG: NCI's Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer Program: Phase III and Data Sharing Plans
18 Feb 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephanie Morris
Launched in 2004, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer (Alliance) advanced a number of promising nanotechnologies for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer in its first ten years. This progress led NCI to announce in September 2015 its continued...
Nanomaterial-Biological Interactions Knowledgebase
21 Jan 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Stacey L Harper
Nano WG January 14, 2016 The NBI Knowledgebase is intended to offer industry, academia, the general public, and regulatory agencies a mechanism to rationally inquire for unbiased interpretation of nanomaterial exposure effects in biological systems. The knowledgebase serves as a repository for...
Data Collection from the Nanotoxicology Literature Using ISA-TAB-Nano
21 Jan 2016 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Liam Marchese Robinson
Nano WG meeting January 21, 2016 This is an updated version of the talk originally delivered at the CompNanoTox2015 conference.  Marchese Robinson, R.; Richarz, A.N.; Cassano, A.; Cronin, M.T.D; Rallo, R. (2015): Data Collection from the Nanotoxicology Literature Using ISA-TAB-Nano. FigShare....
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.
Materials Science Data Management Initiatives at NIST
17 Dec 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert J. Hanisch
Nano WG December 17, 2015 •NIST is a national and world resource for fundamental data •Access should be easy and open –With regard to IP and privacy issues •As our nation’s standards organization… –NIST should be a leader in national and...
The Open Scholarship Initiative (OSI)
17 Dec 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Glenn Hampson
Nano WG meeting November 19, 2015. : "What should the future of scholarly publishing look like? How about open access? Who should decide? Can journals become more affordable and accessible? Will journals continue to serve as the primary means of communicating research? Can institutional...
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...
Nanomaterial Registry Update
22 Oct 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Karmann Mills, Anthony Hickey, Alexander Tropsha
Nano WG weekly meeting October 22,2015
UCSC Biomedical Evidence Graph Demonstration
03 Jun 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Josh Stuart, ellrott
The BMEG demonstration includes the following elements: 1) Organization of crowd-source challenges to develop best-of-breed methods including an overview of current DREAM projects, living benchmarks; 2) Enabling cloud-ready methods for mass compute with examples of recently...
Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot TCGA 2015 symposium workshop presentation
23 May 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Deniz Kural
Basic and translational cancer research creates the need to disseminate, manage, and interpret large heterogeneous datasets. The volume and complexity of the data now routinely generated by high-throughput technologies has become too costly for individual laboratories and many research...
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...
Video: Learn how TIES can help manage research resources
16 Jan 2015 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Girish Chavan, Rebecca Crowley
CRAVAT Introduction Video - Cancer Related Analysis of Variants
03 Dec 2014 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Michael C Ryan
This video provides a brief overview of the CRAVAT web service(http://www.cravat.us/). CRAVAT provides annotation and analysis of cancer mutations. CRAVAT is free, very easy to use, and can handle large volumes of mutations.[[Youtube(xovmIy11Bcs)]]Please switch to 1080 resolution and watch...
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
caNanoLab: data sharing to expedite the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine
13 Dec 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Sharon Gaheen, George W Hinkal, Stephanie A Morris, Michal Lijowski, Mervi Heiskanen, Juli Klemm
The use of nanotechnology in biomedicine involves the engineering of nanomaterials to act as therapeutic carriers, targeting agents and diagnostic imaging devices. The application of nanotechnology in cancer aims to transform early detection, targeted therapeutics and cancer prevention and...