Tag: GitHub

Dec 19

Towards FAIR&R Cancer Data Analysis

By Saurabh Sinha, Ph.D., Liz Williams, and Ishwar Chandramouliswaran         In an era of unprecedented growth in the size and variety of datasets and the number of software tools, there is an ever-increasing need for frameworks that connect and integrate data and tools within a secure and easy-to-use research ecosystem. In the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/towards-fairr-cancer-data-analysis/

May 12

NCIP Hub: A Platform for Scientific Collaboration, Resource Sharing, and Education

One of the major goals of the NCIP is to help facilitate open innovation and scientific collaboration in the cancer research and informatics community.  To that end, we have undertaken several projects, two of which were the focus of previous NCIP blog posts:  The Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot, an initiative to democratize access to and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/ncip-hub-platform-scientific-collaboration-resource-sharing-education/

Aug 28

Reducing Friction: An Update on the NCIP Open Development Initiative

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I was fortunate enough to attend the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) this summer and heard a wonderful talk by Cameron Neylon on “The Role of Open Source and Open Thinking.”  In his talk, he presented a clever equation for calculating the probability of helping someone through an open source project: P (of helping someone) …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/reducing-friction-an-update-on-the-ncip-open-development-initiative/

Jun 27

ISA-TAB-Nano Code Fest: Community Building and Coding to Advance Nanotechnology Data Exchange, Bethesda, Maryland, May 9-10, 2013


  “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” — Henry Ford Enabling the meaningful sharing and re-use of data across the research community is critical to the NCI’s mission to convene the community to work cooperatively on addressing the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Data sharing is facilitated …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/isa-tab-nano-code-fest-community-building-and-coding-to-advance-nanotechnology-data-exchange-bethesda-maryland-may-9-10-2013/

Feb 20

NCIP’s Open-Development Strategy Enables Community-Driven Cancer Informatics Software Development

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The NCIP is committed to advancing cancer research through improving biomedical informatics, and we believe that active participation by the broad community is the most effective way to accomplish this. To that end, we have made significant advances in our plan to engage the biomedical-research, informatics, and developer communities by lowering the barrier to community-driven …

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Permanent link to this article: https://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/ncips-open-development-strategy-enables-community-driven-cancer-informatics-software-development/