September 6, 2018

Q&A with Dr. Christina Yung, OICR’s new Director of Genome Informatics

OICR welcomes Dr. Christina Yung as Director of Genome Informatics. Yung is returning to OICR from the University of Chicago where she led and managed the National Cancer Institute’s Genomic Data Commons (GDC) – a unified data system that promotes the sharing of genomic and clinical data between researchers.

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March 7, 2017

Software Engineering Club: Distributed Ledgers, Blockchains and Smart Contracts

Dusan Andric, a Software Developer at OICR, provides an introduction into the ideas, technologies, and use cases of distributed ledgers, blockchains and smart contracts.

August 9, 2016

OICR’s Software Engineering Club goes global

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Software powers an increasingly large portion of our lives, from the phones in our hands to the computers we work at to the cars we drive. The engineering expertise behind all these tools has, unsurprisingly, become a hot commodity.

In cancer research software engineering is particularly important because the efficiencies and improvements that software engineers can find in fields such as data management can help researchers collaborate, work faster and take on more difficult challenges.

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