GDC Data Download and Upload Strategies

Date: Monday, November 29, 2021

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

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)


Bill Wysocki, Ph.D, Director of User Services, University of Chicago

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for any cancer researcher who is interested in downloading data from the Genomic Data Commons. This webinar is also intended for data submitters who are looking for strategies for uploading data to the GDC.


The Genomic Data Commons (GDC) provides the cancer research community with large quantities of molecular, clinical, and imaging data in around 18 different formats. The GDC also accepts data from the community to be processed via GDC bioinformatics pipelines and shared. To support the high volumes of data transfer and the varying needs and resources of users, the GDC provides a variety of methods for data transfer, such as the GDC API. This webinar will review strategies for downloading and uploading data at the GDC as well as answer some frequently asked questions from users.

Included Topics

    • Strategies for data download – Data Portal, Data Transfer Tool, API
    • Strategies for data upload - Data Transfer Tool, API
    • Frequently asked questions and helpful tips

WebEx Information

GDC Webinar: GDC Data Download and Upload Strategies

  • Monday, November 29, 2021
  • 2:00 pm    |    Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-04:00)    |    1 hr
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