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Geniac: documentation for streamlined prototyping and...

After two years of intense work, Philippe Hupé of Institut Curie in Paris, France, and his team published the geniac documentation this summer. Geniac’s public webpage provides a comprehensive set of guidance documents and tools that help bioinformaticians and statisticians to harmonize how they prototype, develop and manage pipelines to analyze high-throughput data.  Philippe Hupé […]

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Onco Trials Track: Streamlining Patient Recruitment...

Clinical trial recruitment can be a cumbersome task. More efficient matching of patients to clinical trials can speed up science and make it easier for patients to enrol in the trials best suited to their condition. This is where Onco Trials Tracks comes into play. The platform aims to simplify the recruitment of patients to […]

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EUCANCan Annual Meeting May 20-21

The EUCANCan consortium got together virtually for a two-day annual meeting on May 20-21. The goal of the meeting was to take stock of the project’s progress to date and discuss upcoming milestones. Representatives of all EUCANCan’s 18 partners from Canada and Europe participated in the meeting, which was led by the Coordinator Dr David […]

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The EUCAN Dissemination and Communication Group...

The EUCANCan consortium collaborates actively with the six other projects that received funding under the same Horizon 2020 call, SC1-BHC-05-2018. Previous articles on the EUCANCan website have covered the WP7 team’s work in the EUCAN Dissemination and Communication Group (D&C group) and the members of WP6’s engagement in the EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory, which provides a […]

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The EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory: A platform...

How medical data can be safely shared between research units is a highly topical issue. The issue is central to both EUCANCan’s Work Package 6 and the EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory, a cross-project collaboration consisting of seven Horizon 2020-funded research projects. In this article, Prof. Pilar Nicolás talks about her work in EUCANCan and how the […]

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The European Commission launches Europe’s Beating...

In 2020, 2.7 million people in the European Union were diagnosed with cancer, and another 1.3 million people lost their lives to the disease. Without reversing current trends, cancer cases are estimated to increase by 24% by 2035, making it the leading cause of death in the EU. To turn the tide against cancer, the […]

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Webinar recap: New IT approaches in...

To start the new year on a positive note, EUCANCan hosted the webinar ‘New IT approaches in genome analysis’ together with ESPACE, another Horizon 2020-funded health research project, on January 11. The event was moderated by Christian Lawerenz (Steinbeis). The three-hour-long webinar began with a brief introduction of EUCANCan and ESPACE by David Torrents (Barcelona […]

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EUCANCan and ESPACE to host joint...

Is improving your cloud data management skills or learning more about how you can effectively clean data in a data processing pipeline your New Year’s resolution for 2021? In that case, you may consider registering for EUCANCan and ESPACE’s one-day training workshop ”How to use cloud computing efficiently in biomedical research” on January 12, 2021, […]

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EUCANCan and ESPACE host joint webinar...

To give 2021 a bright start, EUCANCan has teamed up with ESPACE, another research project funded under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, to host the webinar “New IT approaches in genome analysis” on January 11, 2-5pm CET. The webinar will look at medical IT systems role in industry-academia collaborations in the health care sector. […]

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