GDC Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

GDC RNA-Seq Data Processing

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC RNA-Seq Analysis pipeline quantifies protein-coding gene expression. RNA-Seq data is aligned to the reference genome to detect splice junctions and then re-aligned to increase quality. Gene expression quantification and fusion detection are performed on the aligned reads. This webinar will provide an in depth ...

Past Webinars

GDC Documentation and Publications

Date: Monday, June 29, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC Web Site and Documentation Site provide useful information on GDC data access, submission, analysis, and processing. The GDC also makes publications and associated data available on the GDC Web Site. This webinar will demonstrate GDC documentation and publication resources, and show how users can access valuable information on ...

GDC Use Case: Analyzing a Cohort

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC allows users to build a cohort, perform detailed analysis on the cohort, and download the associated data. This webinar will demonstrate a complete use case demonstrating GDC data analysis, visualization, and exploration features in support of cancer research....

GDC Data Transfer Tool (DTT)

Date: Monday, April 27, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

Raw sequence data, stored as BAM files, make up the bulk of data stored at the GDC. Most BAM files stored in the GDC are in the 50 MB - 40 GB size range, with some of the whole genome BAM files reaching sizes of 200-300 GB. The GDC Data ...

GDC Biospecimen, Clinical, and Experiment Data Model

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC employs a graph based data model that maintains the relationship between a case, biospecimen, clinical, and submitted data files. Properties within the graph model are defined in the GDC Data Dictionary. This webinar will review the GDC Data Model and GDC Data Dictionary and demonstrate how to perform ...

GDC Clinical Data Analysis

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC Clinical Data Analysis feature allows users to examine the clinical data for a case set in more detail. Users can select which clinical variables they want to display and visualize the data using various supported plot types. This webinar will demonstrate how to select clinical variables for a ...

GDC Data Submission Demonstration

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC supports the submission of data from cancer genomic studies and makes submitted data available to the research community through GDC data access tools. This webinar will guide submitters through the GDC submission process by demonstrating file upload, submission review/QC, and request for harmonization through GDC Submission Tools....

GDC API and Apps

Date: Monday, December 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC Application Programming Interface (API) drives GDC data access and submission tools and provides programmatic access to GDC functionality. This includes searching for, downloading, and submitting data and metadata. This webinar will provide an overview of the API endpoints, and demonstrate how GDC applications use the API....

GDC Data Submission

Date: Monday, November 25, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC supports the submission of data from cancer genomic studies and makes submitted data available to the research community through GDC data access tools. This webinar will provide an overview of the GDC and the types of data accepted, walk through the GDC submission process and associated tools, introduce ...

GDC Bioinformatics Pipelines

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC bioinformatics pipelines support the alignment of DNA and RNA sequence data against a common reference genome build, and the generation of derived data. GDC pipelines are implemented using data processing software and algorithms selected in consultation with the expert genomics community. This webinar will provide an overview of ...

GDC Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (DAVE) Tools

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The GDC provides Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (DAVE) tools for exploring data from cancer genomic studies. This webinar will provide an overview of GDC DAVE tools for exploring most frequently mutated genes and mutations, performing a survival analysis for cases with and without these mutations, viewing the distribution of ...

GDC Overview

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) is a knowledge base for cancer that promotes sharing of genomic, clinical, and biospecimen data between researchers and facilitates precision medicine in oncology. This webinar will provide an overview of the GDC and GDC applications and interfaces supporting data access, submission, and analysis....

Analyzing Data using GDC Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (DAVE) Tools

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The Analyzing Data using GDC Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (DAVE) Tools webinar will help introduce users to GDC tools for analyzing data from cancer genomic studies. As an example, we will explore most frequently mutated genes and mutations and perform a survival analysis for cases with and without these ...

Querying and Downloading Data using the GDC Data Portal and the GDC Data Transfer Tool

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

The Querying and Downloading Data using the GDC Data Portal and the GDC Data Transfer Tool webinar will help introduce users to the GDC tools for downloading and retrieving data from cancer genomic studies. As an example, we will query and download open access data using the GDC Data Portal ...

Navigating the GDC - A Case Study

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)

Location: Web Conference

The Navigating the GDC - A Case Study webinar is the first webinar in a series of NCI GDC Webinars. This webinar will help introduce users to the different GDC tools and data types that are available to support cancer genomic analysis. As an example, we will identify common p53 mutations ...