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Biostatistics and Data Management Section (OCD)
Bethesda, MD
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The Biostatistics and Data Management Section (BDMS), Office of the Clinical Director, is the statistical and data management component of CCR. The Section provides statistical leadership and data management consultation for CCR’s major clinical activities and is involved in the design, review, conduct, monitoring and analysis of intramural clinical trials of experimental treatments for cancer and AIDS-related malignancies. BDMS also provides support, on occasion, for national/multi-center clinical trials. The BDMS also provides a broad range of data analysis and consultation servi… [learn more]

Section Head: Seth Steinberg
Email: steinbes@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (240) 276-5563

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CCR Radiation Oncology Branch Bioinformatics Core
Bethesda, Maryland
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Training Opportunities

Radiation Oncology Branch is part of CCR. Bioinformatics core is a collaborative resource to support ROB branch and provide service to ROB investigators from NCI and other Institutes access to new technologies, bioinformatics, statistical analysis related to genetics/genomics, and offers access to in-house built software tools. Bioinformatics analysis: work with research scientists to provide consulting prior to experiments, analysis of high-throughput sequencing, gene expression, metabolomics, proteomics and other biological data to identify:prognostic biomarkerstranscription factor an… [learn more]

Associate Scientist: Uma Shankavaram
Email: uma@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (301) 496-6718

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NCI Advanced Biomedical Computational Science (ABCS)
Frederick, MD
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Training Opportunities

The Advanced Biomedical Computational Sciences (ABCS) group provides technology development, scientific consultation, collaboration and training, research, software development, and high-performance computing support. ABCS encompasses specialized groups focusing on machine learning applied to the interpretation of 2D and 3D biomedical images, clinical and genomics integration, computational chemistry, bioinformatic analysis of omics data, and other applications of computational and data science. In addition, ABCS offers access to databases and software resources for bioinformatics, image a… [learn more]

Director: Uma Mudunuri
Email: uma.mudunuri@nih.gov
Phone: (301) 846-6774

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NCI Artificial Intelligence Resource (AIR)
Bethesda, MD
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Training Opportunities

The goal of Artificial Intelligence Resource (AIR) is to make AI tools available to Clinical Cancer Research (CCR) investigators. The strength of AI is that algorithms can be trained to seek specific information that may scientifically or clinically important. AIR will mainly focus on “Computer Vision” which analyzes medical images, such as radiologic, digital pathology, video/endoscopy and optical imaging among others. Examples of potential projects include developing better screening, detection methods or predictive markers, or improving procedures among many others. Both clinical … [learn more]

Senior Clinician: Ismail Baris Turkbey, MD
Email: turkbeyi@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (240) 760-6112

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NCI Bioinformatics Training and Education Program (BTEP)
Bethesda, MD
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Training Opportunities

The goals of the Bioinformatics Training and Education Program within NCI/CCR are: (1) to make researchers aware of the bioinformatics resources available to them, (2) to provide training and guidance on these resources regularly and at the appropriate level for the researcher throughout their training or tenure, and (3) to enable them to perform as much of the bioinformatics analyses of their data as they wish to learn. [learn more]

Program Manager: Amy Stonelake, PhD
Email: amy.stonelake@nih.gov
Phone: (240) 760-6314

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NCI CBIIT Computational Genomics & Bioinformatics Branch (CGBB)
Rockville, MD
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Training Opportunities

We are a bioinformatics team within the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology’s (CBIIT’s) Cancer Informatics Branch (CIB)—soon to be referred to as the Informatics and Data Science (IDS) Program. Headed by our chief, Dr. Daoud Meerzaman. Collectively, we have an extensive knowledge of data analysis fields and methodologies. We’ve even developed some of our own analytics tools! List of Services We provide bioinformatics analysis support for life sciences and clinical & translational research for intramural investigators in NCI’s Division of Cancer Epidemiolo… [learn more]

Chief: Daoud Meerzaman
Email: daoud.meerzaman@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (240) 276-5205

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NCI CCR Collaborative Bioinformatics Resource (CCBR)
Bethesda, MD
Services Offered
Training Opportunities

The CCR Collaborative Bioinformatics Resource (CCBR) is a centrally-funded resource group which provides a mechanism for CCR researchers to obtain many different types of bioinformatics assistance to further their research goals. The group has expertise in a broad range of bioinformatics topics, and as such, its goal is to provide a simplified central access point for CCR researchers. Requests for any type of Bioinformatics support should be through the CCBR Project Submission Form. Types of Collaborative Expertise: Next Generation Sequence (NGS) data analysis (RNAseq, scRNAseq, ATAC-seq,… [learn more]

Manager, CCBR: Parthav Jailwala
Email: parthav.jailwala@nih.gov
Phone: (240) 760-6629

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NCI Cloud Resources
Rockville, MD
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The NCI Cloud Resources are components of the NCI Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC) that bring data and computational power together to enable cancer research and discovery. These cloud-based platforms eliminate the need for researchers to download and store large data sets by allowing them to bring analysis tools to the data in the cloud, instead of the traditional process of bringing the data to the tools on local hardware. Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC) Access harmonized, multi-omics cancer data – Data are available in nodes, harmonized and stored in a format that is ready… [learn more]

Branch Chief , Data Ecosystems: Tanja Davidsen
Email: tanjadavidsen@nih.gov
Phone: (240) 276-5301

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NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC)
Bethesda, MD
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The NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC) was established by the NCI Center for Cancer Genomics (CCG) to support the receipt, harmonization, distribution, and analysis of genomic and clinical data from cancer research programs. The mission of the GDC is to provide the cancer research community with a unified data repository and cancer knowledge base that enables data sharing across cancer genomic studies in support of precision medicine. The GDC accomplishes this by harmonizing raw sequence data against a common reference genome (GrCH38), applying state-of-the-art methods for generating high-le… [learn more]

Deputy Director: JC Zenklusen
Email: zenklusj@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (240) 781-3409

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NCI Genomics and Pharmacology Facility
Bethesda, MD
Services Offered
Training Opportunities

Established TechnologiesCellMiner – Comprehensive molecular data on the NCI-60 cancer cell lines, including i) multiple microarray platforms measuring gene expression, ii) gene transcript level z score determination from 5 microarray platforms, iii) aCGH DNA copy number, iv) microRNA expression and v) SNP status, vi) Pattern comparison between transcript expression, microRNA expression, and drug activity for any input pattern of interest to the user vii) access to exome sequencing for all genes in the NCI-60 cell line and viii) Drug activity z score provides activity levels for 22,257 co… [learn more]

Manager: William Reinhold
Email: wcr@mail.nih.gov
Phone: (240) 760-7339

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NCI Proteomic Data Commons (PDC)
Rockville, MD
Services Offered

Proteomic Data Common (PDC) represents the NCI’s largest public repository of proteogenomic comprehensive tumor datasets, essentially a Proteogenomic Cancer Atlas. It was developed to advance our understanding of how proteins help shape the risk, diagnosis, development, progression, and treatment of cancer. The objectives are (1) to make cancer-related proteomic data sets easily accessible to the public, and (2) facilitate multi-omic integration in support of precision medicine through interoperability with other resources. The PDC uses a cloud-based approach by storing all data sets with … [learn more]

Program Manager: Xu Zhang
Email: xu.zhang@nih.gov
Phone: (240) 858-7499

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NIH Biowulf Computational Cluster
Bethesda, MD
Services Offered
Training Opportunities

The NIH Biowulf Cluster provides researchers with a world-class system to assist in solving complex biomedical problems as diverse as gene variation in worldwide human populations, deep learning to model protein structures, and PET brain scan processing to identify plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The Biowulf cluster requires an HPC account and a justification describing the computational requirements of the proposed research project. Customer Benefits The Biowulf cluster comprises over 105,000 cores communicating over dedicated high-speed networks and utilizing shared f… [learn more]

Director: Steven Bailey
Email: staff@hpc.nih.gov
Phone: (301) 496-4825

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NIH ORS Division of Library Services (DLS) - Resources
Bethesda, MD
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Training Opportunities

The NIH Library is a biomedical research library, whose collection and services are available at no cost to NIH staff:Electronic Resources: Over 16,000 electronic journals, 180,000 eBooks, and 55 databases.Training classes covering topics such as bioinformatics, systematic reviews, writing and publishing, and more.Remote access to workstations with specialized bioinformatics, data science, graphic design, and video editing software.ServicesNIH Library services are supported by expert librarians and information specialists at no cost to NIH staff:3D Printing (digital modeling and printing)B… [learn more]

Communications Librarian: Kathleen Mcglaughlin
Email: kathleen.mcglaughlin@nih.gov
Phone: (301) 496-1080

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Statistical Consulting & Scientific Programming Group
Frederick, MD
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The Statistical Consulting & Scientific Programming Group provides a wide array of statistical-consulting services to the scientific community at the NCI and the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR). The consulting statisticians collaborate with scientists and investigators, perform statistical analyses, provide technical reports, and prepare manuscripts for publication in scientific journals. Statistical consulting services are provided free of charge to the NCI and Contractor staff. The group includes three Ph.D.-level senior analysts, who are supported by programmer… [learn more]

Director: Tyler Malys
Email: tyler.malys@nih.gov
Phone: (301) 846-5574

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STRIDES Initiative
Bethesda, MD
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Training Opportunities

The Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability (STRIDES) Initiative The STRIDES Initiative aims to help NIH and its institutes, centers, and offices (ICOs) accelerate biomedical research by reducing barriers in utilizing commercial cloud services. This initiative aims to harness the power of the cloud to accelerate biomedical discovery. NIH and NIH-funded researchers can take advantage of STRIDES benefits. These key benefits include: Professional services—Access to professional service consultations and technical support from the S… [learn more]

Program Manager: Nick Weber
Email: nick.weber@nih.gov
Phone: (866) 319-4357