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GDC About the Data

Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)
Ms. Sharon Gaheen, GDC Technical Project Manager, Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. (Leidos)
Dr. Biju Issac, Scientific Lead, Leidos Biomedical Research Inc. (Leidos)

This monthly support webinar helps all types of researchers utilize the cancer genomics data and resources available at NCI’s Genomic Data Commons (GDC). GDC experts will demonstrate how to find and access genomic data, how to use web-based tools, give in-depth explanations of bioinformatics pipelines, and more.

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for cancer researchers who are interested in learning more about the data that is available in the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC).


The GDC is a unified repository and cancer knowledge base that enables data sharing across cancer genomic studies in support of precision medicine. The GDC provides access to clinical and genomic data from 65+ projects through supported cancer research programs and organizations that contribute data to the GDC. 
This webinar will provide an overview of the programs and projects that provide data to the GDC and review the data types from these projects that are made available through GDC data access tools.

Included Topics
  • Provide an overview of the programs and projects that provide data to the GDC
  • Review GDC data types available in the GDC
  • Demonstrate how to access the different types of data from supported programs in the GDC
Webex Information

GDC Webinar: GDC About the Data

  • Monday, October 19, 2020
  • 2:00 pm    |    Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-04:00)    |    1 hr
  • Meeting number (access code): 172 820 5099
  • Meeting password: WmKx7wkJ2$4


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