Registrations open to students and professionals (basic scientists, translational researchers, clinical researchers, genomicists, bioinformaticians, bio-statisticians, big-data scientists) from academia, clinical medicine, industry and governmental agencies.

Tentative Program

  • Topics :
    - TCGA evolution, architecture, data access policy and download, data organisation, access, practical tips, applications in multi-omics studies in cancer, quality aspects of experimental data, high-impact translational research that uses TCGA data, future directions of TCGA.
    - Indian cancer scenario, review of translational cancer research in India, Initiatives from government, academia and industry, need for TCGA-like resource in India
  • Modes of learnings : plenary talks, keynote lectures, panel discussions, interactive Q&A sessions, one-on-one interaction with faculty members.
  • Expert faculty from US, UK and India
  • Poster session for display of TCGA-themed research
  • Best poster awards
  • TCGA conference certificate
  • Applications open to students and professionals (basic scientists, translational researchers, clinical researchers, genomicists, bioinformaticians, bio-statisticians, big-data scientists) from academia, clinical medicine, industry and governmental agencies.
  • Workshop participation will be limited to only candidates pre-selected from applicant pool.
  • For details of workshop application, selection and registration process, please visit the workshop registration page.

Tentative Program

  • Topics
    -TCGA data mining, data quality attributes, working with data sets, exploring various tools for TCGA analysis, interpretations, case studies, deep-level access to TCGA, generating and capturing suggestions for future iteration of the GDC data portal, novel experimental methods published that can be used for TCGA data analysis, machine learnings approaches and mathematical modelling approaches, data interpretation, visualisation, presentation. Modes of learnings : lectures, hands-on data mining, downloadable data sets, case studies, problem solving, group tasks, panel discussions, one-to-one interactions with TCGA faculty
  • Expert TCGA faculty from US and India
  • TCGA workshop certificate