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Computational Biology And Genome Informatics
Aug 17, 2021
Researchers uncover evolutionary forces at play in the aging of the blood system and identify people at increased risk of blood cancer
Researchers uncover evolutionary forces at play in the aging of the blood system and identify people at increased risk of blood cancer
Jan 08, 2021
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Shraddha Pai on uncovering the hidden differences between cancers
Q&A with new OICR Investigator Dr. Shraddha Pai on uncovering the hidden differences between cancers
Sep 03, 2020
Analyzing SARS-CoV-2: A cancer researcher trainee’s perspective
Analyzing SARS-CoV-2: A cancer researcher trainee’s perspective
Aug 28, 2020
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes: A deeper dive
Feb 18, 2020
Tackling brain cancer from all angles
Tackling brain cancer from all angles
Feb 05, 2020
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
New clues to cancer in the genome’s other 99 per cent
Feb 05, 2020
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
AI algorithm classifies cancer types better than experts
Feb 05, 2020
Dr. Lincoln Stein talks about the Pan-Cancer Project
Dr. Lincoln Stein talks about the Pan-Cancer Project
Feb 05, 2020
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Finding the roots of cancer, ‘It’s a needle in a haystack’
Feb 05, 2020
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
TrackSig: Unlocking the history of cancer
Jan 10, 2020
New open-source software judges accuracy of algorithms that predict tumour evolution
New open-source software judges accuracy of algorithms that predict tumour evolution
Nov 21, 2019
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Researchers teach hand-held DNA sequencing devices to read a new language
Nov 11, 2019
Solving Big Data problems
Solving Big Data problems
Oct 09, 2019
Researchers discover a new cancer-driving mutation in the “dark matter” of the cancer genome
Researchers discover a new cancer-driving mutation in the “dark matter” of the cancer genome
Oct 07, 2019
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Inherited DNA provides blueprint for new advancements in prostate cancer
Sep 18, 2019
When the tools you need don’t exist, create them
When the tools you need don’t exist, create them
Jul 23, 2019
Blood samples, biostatistics and a fresh perspective: The makings of a cancer prediction machine
Blood samples, biostatistics and a fresh perspective: The makings of a cancer prediction machine
Apr 18, 2019
OICR welcomes new Principal Investigator, Dr. Sagi Abelson
OICR welcomes new Principal Investigator, Dr. Sagi Abelson
Feb 26, 2019
Meet the researchers - Rosita Bajari
Meet the researchers - Rosita Bajari
Feb 21, 2019
New step-by-step protocol for common omics analyses fills 10-year gap in training resources
New step-by-step protocol for common omics analyses fills 10-year gap in training resources
Jan 22, 2019
OICR’s Dr. Ann Meyer receives Community Engagement Fellowship from AAAS to advance Canada’s bioinformatics community
OICR’s Dr. Ann Meyer receives Community Engagement Fellowship from AAAS to advance Canada’s bioinformatics community
Jan 14, 2019
Researchers discover common markers of tumour hypoxia across 19 cancer types
Researchers discover common markers of tumour hypoxia across 19 cancer types
Nov 08, 2018
Meet the researchers: Lawrence Heisler
Meet the researchers: Lawrence Heisler
Oct 02, 2018
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Understanding how cancer differs between sexes
Sep 11, 2018
Portal to access world’s largest database of pediatric genomic data goes live
Portal to access world’s largest database of pediatric genomic data goes live
Sep 06, 2018
Q&A with Dr. Christina Yung, OICR’s new Director of Genome Informatics
Q&A with Dr. Christina Yung, OICR’s new Director of Genome Informatics
Sep 04, 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Meet our students - 2018
Aug 21, 2018
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Leader in data access and CEO of DNAstack, Dr. Marc Fiume, joins OICR as its newest Associate
Aug 07, 2018
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Data integration for the future of precision oncology
Aug 03, 2018
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 2)
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 2)
Aug 01, 2018
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 1)
Open source in open science: Accelerating cancer research (Part 1)
Jul 10, 2018
Targeting epigenetic proteins could help prevent breast cancer
Targeting epigenetic proteins could help prevent breast cancer
Jul 10, 2018
Researchers find early indicators of leukemia in genomes up to 10 years before symptoms surfaced
Researchers find early indicators of leukemia in genomes up to 10 years before symptoms surfaced
Jun 27, 2018
Healthcare Software Start-Up Ziliomics Financed by FACIT
Healthcare Software Start-Up Ziliomics Financed by FACIT
Jun 19, 2018
More than 300,000 Canadians enrol in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trends
More than 300,000 Canadians enrol in multi-decade research initiative to monitor disease trends
Jun 13, 2018
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
Viral protein identified as one of the main drivers of virus-induced stomach cancers
May 23, 2018
OICR’s Cancer Genome Collaboratory wins 2018 OpenStack Superuser award for contributions to the cancer research community
OICR’s Cancer Genome Collaboratory wins 2018 OpenStack Superuser award for contributions to the cancer research community
May 23, 2018
Bioinformatics.ca launches 2018 pan-Canadian annual workshop series to train big data talent
Bioinformatics.ca launches 2018 pan-Canadian annual workshop series to train big data talent
May 17, 2018
OICR scientist recognized by AACR for early career contributions to prostate cancer research
OICR scientist recognized by AACR for early career contributions to prostate cancer research
May 10, 2018
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
Symposium offers preview of findings from the Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project
Apr 19, 2018
Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity
Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity
Mar 29, 2018
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Q and A with Dr. Philip Awadalla, Scientific Director of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project
Mar 29, 2018
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research
Mar 06, 2018
Study shows that environmental exposures such as air pollution are more determinant of respiratory health than inherited genetics
Study shows that environmental exposures such as air pollution are more determinant of respiratory health than inherited genetics
Jan 29, 2018
Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device   
Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device  
Jan 25, 2018
The Canadian Data Integration Centre receives new funding to help cancer researchers translate findings to patients
The Canadian Data Integration Centre receives new funding to help cancer researchers translate findings to patients
Dec 07, 2017
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Finding new ways to prevent virus-induced stomach cancers
Oct 18, 2017
GA4GH Strikes Formal Collaborations with 15 International Genomic Data Initiatives
GA4GH Strikes Formal Collaborations with 15 International Genomic Data Initiatives
Oct 17, 2017
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health charts path to the future of genomic data sharing
Global Alliance for Genomics and Health charts path to the future of genomic data sharing
Oct 04, 2017
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
New software uses machine learning to identify mutations in tumours without reference tissue samples 
Sep 25, 2017
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
New study uncovers the role of mitochondrial DNA in prostate cancer
Sep 06, 2017
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Innovative study brings next-generation genomic sequencing to more Ontario cancer patients
Aug 15, 2017
New data resource centre will help better understand links between birth defects and childhood cancer
New data resource centre will help better understand links between birth defects and childhood cancer
Aug 09, 2017
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Importance of large database of genetic variants reinforced in a new study
Jun 07, 2017
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
EAGLE will help cancer research soar
May 08, 2017
Interview: Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of OICR
Interview: Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of OICR
May 03, 2017
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Study bringing more precision medicine to Ontario’s cancer patients
Apr 04, 2017
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
OICR provides students a window into possible careers over March Break
Mar 29, 2017
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
New approach improves sensitivity of DNA sequencing, producing more reliable results
Mar 16, 2017
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Researchers discover new test that could change the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Mar 09, 2017
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Innovative technique greatly increases sensitivity of DNA sequencing
Feb 23, 2017
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
New Gene Sequencing Software Could Aid in Early Detection, Treatment of Cancer
Feb 13, 2017
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
International collaboration cooks up powerful new software: MISO
Feb 10, 2017
OICR researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge helping to answer cancer’s biggest questions
OICR researchers to be part of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge helping to answer cancer’s biggest questions
Feb 09, 2017
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
ICGCmed will provide wealth of vital new information to scientists
Jan 18, 2017
Interested in bioinformatics? Come to TorBUG on January 25
Interested in bioinformatics? Come to TorBUG on January 25
Jan 13, 2017
Decoding the beaver genome
Decoding the beaver genome
Jan 10, 2017
Partnership to expand genomic data sharing in Europe
Partnership to expand genomic data sharing in Europe
Jan 10, 2017
New prognostic test for prostate cancer now closer to clinical use
New prognostic test for prostate cancer now closer to clinical use
Jan 09, 2017
Pan-Canadian research team uncovers ‘signature’ to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer
Pan-Canadian research team uncovers ‘signature’ to reduce overtreatment of prostate cancer
Jan 09, 2017
Scientists identify DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity
Scientists identify DNA signature linked to prostate cancer severity
Dec 01, 2016
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Expanding the DNA alphabet to understand cancer
Nov 25, 2016
TorBUG welcomes Arfon Smith from GitHub on Wednesday, November 30
TorBUG welcomes Arfon Smith from GitHub on Wednesday, November 30
Nov 18, 2016
OICR participates in the fastest, long-distance academic big data transfer in Canada
OICR participates in the fastest, long-distance academic big data transfer in Canada
Oct 26, 2016
TorBUG continues tonight with speaker Dr. Laura Hug from the University of Waterloo
TorBUG continues tonight with speaker Dr. Laura Hug from the University of Waterloo
Oct 25, 2016
From our Annual Report: Constructing the cloud
From our Annual Report: Constructing the cloud
Oct 19, 2016
From our Annual Report: Personalizing prostate cancer treatment
From our Annual Report: Personalizing prostate cancer treatment
Oct 18, 2016
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Reactome releases 10,000th annotated human protein, a major milestone that will benefit research community
Oct 12, 2016
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
OICR’s Natalie Fox awarded Philip Feldberg Studentship by Prostate Cancer Canada
Sep 27, 2016
TorBUG continues to strengthen Toronto’s bioinformatics community with 2016-2017 season
TorBUG continues to strengthen Toronto’s bioinformatics community with 2016-2017 season
Sep 27, 2016
Software Engineering Club - Simple is good
Software Engineering Club - Simple is good
Sep 19, 2016
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Open resource: How we’re making our research resources more accessible to the community
Sep 15, 2016
Dr. Paul Boutros talks genomics and prostate cancer research
Dr. Paul Boutros talks genomics and prostate cancer research
Sep 15, 2016
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Canadian government makes big investment in big data research
Aug 23, 2016
OICR Software Engineering Club August session now online
OICR Software Engineering Club August session now online
Aug 09, 2016
OICR’s Software Engineering Club goes global
OICR’s Software Engineering Club goes global
Jul 20, 2016
A challenge to the community to improve RNA sequencing data
A challenge to the community to improve RNA sequencing data
Jul 14, 2016
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
OICR informatics researchers play key role in newly launched Genomic Data Commons
Jul 08, 2016
Bioinformatics.ca is keeping Canadian bioinformaticians at the top of their game
Bioinformatics.ca is keeping Canadian bioinformaticians at the top of their game
Jun 28, 2016
OICR’s Dr. Clare Jeon discusses how the discovery of protein signatures could lead to cheaper, easier diagnostic tests for prostate cancer
OICR’s Dr. Clare Jeon discusses how the discovery of protein signatures could lead to cheaper, easier diagnostic tests for prostate cancer
Jun 16, 2016
OICR-developed software helping track Zika in Brazil
OICR-developed software helping track Zika in Brazil
Jun 14, 2016
Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables
Extreme Streams: The What, How and Why of Observables
May 05, 2016
The launch of ICGCmed
The launch of ICGCmed
May 03, 2016
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
Tracking Ebola with portable sequencers
May 02, 2016
OICR joins the Collaborative Cancer Cloud
OICR joins the Collaborative Cancer Cloud
May 01, 2016
Congratulations! Dr. Lincoln Stein appointed Fellow of ISCB for leadership role in consortia projects
Congratulations! Dr. Lincoln Stein appointed Fellow of ISCB for leadership role in consortia projects
Mar 02, 2016
New ICGC-TCGA DREAM Challenge crowd-sourced competition to help better understand how cancers evolve
New ICGC-TCGA DREAM Challenge crowd-sourced competition to help better understand how cancers evolve
Feb 19, 2016
ICGC and Amazon Web Services are bringing more genomic health data to researchers in the cloud
ICGC and Amazon Web Services are bringing more genomic health data to researchers in the cloud
Feb 03, 2016
Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions
Real time outbreak surveillance using genomics now possible in resource-limited conditions
Dec 15, 2015
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Dec 08, 2015
For Dr. Jüri Reimand, data tells a story
For Dr. Jüri Reimand, data tells a story
Dec 03, 2015
The call for a cloud commons in genomics
The call for a cloud commons in genomics
Dec 01, 2015
OICR Investigator profile: Dr. Philip Awadalla
OICR Investigator profile: Dr. Philip Awadalla
Nov 16, 2015
International Team Announces Crowdsourcing Competition, Running on Google Cloud Platform, To Understand How Cancers Originate And Evolve
International Team Announces Crowdsourcing Competition, Running on Google Cloud Platform, To Understand How Cancers Originate And Evolve
Jul 09, 2015
World-leading Big Data researchers call for support for more accessible and more effective storage of data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research
World-leading Big Data researchers call for support for more accessible and more effective storage of data in the cloud to facilitate genomics research
Jun 15, 2015
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
Researchers sequence and assemble first full genome of a living organism using technology the size of smartphone
May 18, 2015
Research community comes together to provide new “gold standard” for genomic data analysis
Research community comes together to provide new “gold standard” for genomic data analysis
Feb 04, 2015
ICGC launches six new projects from Australia, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore
ICGC launches six new projects from Australia, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore