Using the GDC API

Date: Monday, April 26, 2021

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

Location: Web Conference (See WebEx information below)

Speakers:

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

This webinar provides an overview of the GDC’s Application Programming Interface (API), a high-throughput and systematic way to search, download, analyze, and submit GDC data.

Intended Audience

This webinar is intended for developers and bioinformaticians who are interested in learning more about the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) application programming interface (API) to use within their applications to query, download, and analyze GDC data or submit data to the GDC.

Abstract

The GDC Application Programming Interface (API) drives GDC data access, analysis, and submission tools and provides programmatic access to GDC functionality. This webinar will provide an overview of the GDC API and associated endpoints for searching, downloading, analyzing, and submitting data. An interactive demonstration of the GDC API using Jupyter Notebooks will provide template functions and code examples in the Python programming language for users to become familiar with the GDC API. Users will be able to download and edit these notebooks to create custom queries against the GDC API.

Included Topics

    • Obtain an overview of the GDC API and associated endpoints
    • Review how to search, download, analyze, and submit data using the GDC API
    • Provide an interactive demonstration of the GDC API using Jupyter Notebooks

WebEx Information

GDC Webinar: Using the GDC API

  • Monday, April 26, 2021
  • 2:00 pm    |    Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-04:00)    |    1 hr
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