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TCGA Scientific Symposium

2012/11/08

Second TCGA annual symposium to feature BCB research

TCGA's 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium will take place in Washington, D.C., at the end of November. Of the 30 presentations to be given, 5 will be from MD Anderson investigators - the highest among all participating institutes.

The following BCB members will give oral presentations of their abstracts at the symposium:

Wandaliz Torres-Garcia, Ph.D. - Identification of Gene Fusions Using RNA Sequencing Data

Ji-Yeon Yang, Ph.D. - Predicting Time to Ovarian Carcinoma Recurrence Using Protein Markers

Rehan Akbani, Ph.D. - Detection and Diagnosis of Batch Effects in TCGA Data

John Weinstein, M.D., Ph.D. - The Bladder Cancer Analysis Working Group (BLCA AWG): A Progress Report

Roel Verhaak, Ph.D. - The Somatic Genomic Landscape of Glioblastoma Multiforme