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Population Level Pilot: Population Information Integration, Analysis, and Modeling for Precision Surveillance

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 15:07
This is the fourth in a series of posts that discuss the principles underlying the three-year collaborative program “Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C).” Investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have been working collaboratively with computational and data scientists affiliated with several national laboratories …

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Introducing the Data Commons Framework

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:46
Robert L. Grossman, Ph.D. Frederick H. Rawson Professor Professor of  Medicine and Computer Science Jim and Karen Frank Director,  Center for Translational Data Science (CTDS) University of Chicago For this interview, the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology Communications Team interviewed Dr. Robert L. Grossman of the University of Chicago Center for Data Intensive …

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Modeling the Dynamics of Membrane-bound Mutant RAS to Accelerate Discovery of Novel Drug Targets

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 11:02
                    This is the third in a series of posts that discuss the principles underlying the three-year collaborative program “Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C).” Investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have been working …

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CANDLE: Scaling JDACS4C Algorithms to Unprecedented Magnitudes

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:36
                This is the second of a series of posts that discuss the principles underlying the three-year collaborative program “Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C).” Investigators from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have been working collaboratively with experts in …

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Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C): The Right Collaboration at the Right Time to Accelerate Cancer Research

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:02
  This is the first of a series of posts that discuss the pilot collaborative program “Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C)” being pursued by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Energy (DOE). Investigators from NCI and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have been working collaboratively with …

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NCI Requests Input on the Development of an Imaging Data Commons

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:08
By Stephen D Jett, Ph.D. AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow National Cancer Institute    In 2016, a Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) was established, as part of the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot, to make key recommendations that would support the Moonshot goals of accelerating progress in cancer research and breaking down barriers to developing new …

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