News:CIViC Hackathon and Curation Jamboree at NGS in Molecular Pathology Meeting, NKI, Nov 30 - Dec 2
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Event: Clinical Interpretation Knowledgebase Hackathon and Curation Jamboree - Advancing Cancer Precision Medicine with Community Collaboration

Dates: Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2016 (Hackathon/Curation starts Dec. 1st) Location: Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Amsterdam

CIViC is an open access, open source, community-driven web resource for Clinical Interpretation of Variants in Cancer. The primary objective of CIViC is to enable precision medicine in a research setting by providing a forum for the dissemination of knowledge, and facilitating active discussion regarding the clinical significance of cancer genome alterations.

Following the "NGS in Molecular Pathology" Symposium held in Amsterdam, NL, a hackathon and curation event will be held from Dec. 1st - Dec. 2nd 2016. This event, will focus on enhancing the CIViC resource for the benefit of the community by incorporating additional features into CIViC and expanding the CIViC database. It will be co-hosted by the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) and The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine.

Additional details can be found here: civicdb.org.

Register here: ngs2016.org

Suggestions for hackathon or curation topics can be submitted here: https://github.com/genome/civic-meeting

Edit: We still have a few registration spots open, but the event is starting to become full. Please consider registering for one of the remaining seats!

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