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GDC Biospecimen, Clinical, and Experiment Data Model

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)
Dr. Bill Wysocki, Director of User Services, University of Chicago (UChicago)
Tara Lichtenberg, Clinical Data Expert, University of Chicago (UChicago)

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 using the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) and supporting tools to access data from cancer genomics studies. This webinar is also attended for application developers who are interested in the structure and content of the GDC Data Model.


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 faceted searches on properties through GDC data access tools.

Included Topics
  • Review the GDC Data Model
  • Review the GDC Data Dictionary
  • Demonstrate faceted searches through GDC data access tools
Webex Information

GDC Biospecimen, Clinical, and Experiment Data Model

  • Monday, March 30, 2020
  • 2:00 pm    |    Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-04:00)    |    1 hr
  • Event number (access code): 736 856 342


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