COSMIC: Integrating and interpreting the world’s knowledge of somatic mutations in cancer
Organizer: University of Cambridge
Host institution: University of Cambridge Bioinformatics Training
Start: Tuesday, 04 June 2019 @ 08:30
End: Tuesday, 04 June 2019 @ 11:00
Venue: Craik-Marshall Building
Country: United Kingdom
Postcode: CB2 3ARTarget audience:
- This course is aimed at scientists
- clinicians and informaticians interested in cancer genetics
- encompassing all aspects of academic research
- data integration and visualisation
- and industrial investigations into diagnostic and pharmaceutical design across all human cancers.
- Graduate students
- Postdocs and Staff members from the University of Cambridge
- Institutions and other external Institutions or individuals
COSMIC, the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive expert manually curated resource for exploring the impact of somatic mutations in human cancer. Based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and available publicly at https://cancer.sanger.ac.uk/cosmic, the latest release includes almost 6 million coding mutations across 1.4 million samples from over 26,000 papers. COSMIC captures the full spectrum of genomic data relating to somatic mutations, so in addition to coding mutations, gene fusions, non-coding mutations, copy-number variants, methylation and drug resistance mutations are included.
This course will use the live COSMIC website and tools to show you how to access and explore this information, seeking to identify genetic causes and targets in all human cancers.
The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level.
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