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GDC Overview

Date: Monday, March 29, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)
Dr. Bill Wysocki, Director of User Services, University of Chicago (UChicago)

This webinar provides a current (as of March 2021) overview of the GDC’s data, tools, and bioinformatics resources. Experts demonstrate how all types of users can utilize the variety of resources that the GDC offers.

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for general users who are interested in learning more about the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) and supporting tools to access, analyze, submit, and process cancer genomics data. General experience in genomic research is recommended.


The NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) is a knowledge system for cancer that helps researchers share and access genomic, clinical, and biospecimen data and facilitates precision oncology. This webinar will provide an overview of the GDC, introduce some of GDC’s tools for accessing, analyzing, visualizing, and submitting data, and review GDC’s bioinformatics pipelines. Upcoming GDC features and changes that are currently in development will also be discussed.

Included Topics
  • Overview of the GDC
  • GDC Data Access Tools
  • GDC Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration (DAVE) Tools
  • GDC Data Submission Process and Tools
  • GDC Bioinformatics Pipelines
  • Upcoming GDC Features and Changes
Webex Information

GDC Webinar: GDC Overview

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