Keep up with the latest news from Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC)
and the data science communities.
June 28, 2023

IDC recently announced a new partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Open Data Sponsorship program. Through this partnership, IDC is making versioned IDC data available from AWS S3 buckets. Learn more on the AWS site about this sponsorship. Researchers can now choose to download IDC data from either the Google Cloud Computing Services or the AWS storage location, depending on compute needs and preferences. IDC has updated its data download instructions and its Getting Started tutor....

June 26, 2023

Story to come about Wilms Tumor research and data access.   ....

June 7, 2023

Are you and your colleagues interested in helping maintain and grow the Proteomic Data Commons (PDC)? NCI has a new contract opportunity to support PDC’s current operations as well as build in new enhancements. Proposals are due Friday, September 29, 2023.

April 25, 2023

NCI’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is marking 50 years of cancer surveillance research and launching three new initiatives that are likely to be of particular interest to the data science field. These efforts include a Virtual Tissue Repository, a Virtual Pooled Registry, and a partnership with the Department of Energy to develop application programming interfaces.

March 27, 2023

Author: Rowan Beck, PhD, Community Engagement Manager, Seven Bridges  Min Zhang, MD, PhD, a professor at Purdue University, is passionate about developing new statistical approaches for high-dimensional data involved in biological research. She often develops lesson plans and workshops for students centered around statistical methods and bioinformatic analysis with a focus on cancer data. Dr. Zhang is a professor in the Department of Statistics at Purdue University and Associate Director of....