PharmacoDB version 1.1.1 is released

PharmacoDB 1.1.1 stable is released.

  • Features:
  • Bugs:
    • Previous database version contained an error matching the gene-drug associations to the datasets. It is specifically known that the, FIMM and CTRPv2 datasets were incorrectly labeled. This has been corrected in the newest dump. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1143644
    • Fixed a bug with outputting the gene-drug table to a csv where the mDataType column was missing.
    • Added a tissue column to the gene drug table.

Release notes are available at



PharmacoDB version 1.1.0 is released

PharmacoDB 1.1.0 stable is released.

  • Features:
    • Added search feature to the tables in the genes and drugs pages.
    • Biomarker table in drugs page is now automatically sorted by p-value.
    • Increased the number of decimal points in the summary statistics table to make it consistent with the exported csv values.
  • Bugs:
    • Fixed incorrect bar plot title in tissues page.
    • Fixed a bug with the sidebar.

Release notes are available at


Rene Quevedo presents at Illumina Sequencing Seminar

Rene Quevedo gives a talk titled Screening Pseudo Allele Specific Copy-Number Profiles Using Shallow Whole Genome Sequencing at the Illumina Benchtop Sequencing Seminar, Toronto, Canada, 2017

Michal joins the lab for a 6-month internship

Michal Zulcinski will pursue his MSc thesis in the lab by designing new statistics to quantify similarity between binary matrices and apply these for pathway-based classification.