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I work in the Division of Oncology and McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis, where I develop and apply computational tools to give us insight into the origins and progression of cancer.

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Answer: A: Postdoc position in single-cell cancer genomics
... Just a note to say that I'm collaborating with Allegra on several projects, and it's a great environment, with a lot of exciting research going on, especially in the single-cell cancer genomics space. ...
written 8 weeks ago by Chris Miller20k
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Comment: C: Finding SNV showing allele specific bias
... You're going to have better luck getting useful answers if you a) show evidence that you've tried to research this problem yourself b) tell us what you've tried, and c) provide more details ...
written 9 weeks ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: Get Flanking Amino Acid Sequence
... Highly suggest that you check out the [pVACtools](https://pvactools.readthedocs.io/en/latest/) suite, which utilizes some VEP plugins and custom parsing to extract exactly this information and format it nicely prior to doing binding affinity predictions. ...
written 10 weeks ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: Getting same SNPs both in cancer and normal files when seen in IGV - Integrativ
... > To get SNPs specific to horn cancer, I have subtract Horn Normal vcf file from Horn Cancer vcf file using bedtools. Don't do this. The assumptions that germline variant callers make about VAF distributions and such don't lend themselves well to calling cancer variants. You need to use a true s ...
written 10 weeks ago by Chris Miller20k
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Comment: C: a question about fishplot
... I should mention that you can also dig into the drawing code if you really want to tweak things. If you come up with useful options, pull requests are welcome! ...
written 3 months ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: a question about fishplot
... That has to do with the way that the splining function is generating curves to fit your points. Unfortunately, the goals of having perfectly smooth curves and conforming precisely to the values you enter are mutually exclusive (or at least quite difficult!) If you want a perfectly smooth one, you ca ...
written 3 months ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: How to load BAM files that do not have chromosome name in the header?
... It looks like you have a sequence data that was aligned to a transcriptome, rather than a genome. If you want to use IGV, you will either need to a) create a new "genome" for IGV with one contig per gene (this is almost certainly not what you want) or b) align your RNAseq data to a genome, using s ...
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Comment: C: Where are mutation files (MAF) for TCGA normal samples on Firebrowse
... Some tumors have it, some don't. To the best of my knowledge, the GDC (https://portal.gdc.cancer.gov/) is currently the canonical source for TCGA data. ...
written 4 months ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: How can I find motifs under individual ATAC-peaks?
... This tool accepts a peak file, and looks for enriched motifs under those peaks: http://homer.ucsd.edu/homer/ngs/peakMotifs.html ...
written 4 months ago by Chris Miller20k
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Answer: A: Where are mutation files (MAF) for TCGA normal samples on Firebrowse
... Those are somatic mutations and are all called in the tumor samples relative to the normal. Germline mutations are protected with an additional level of restrictions, but are available, but almost certainly in VCF, not MAF format. ...
written 4 months ago by Chris Miller20k

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