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2018 Vector Best Poster Award

Dr. Zhaleh Safikhani received “2018 Vector Best Poster Award” for presenting the poster at 2018 Toronto Machine Learning Summit.

Ali Madani presented a poster at CEEHRC

Seyed Ali Madani Tonekaboni preseneted a poster titled Clusters of Cis-regulatory Element, Topologically Associated Domain, CTCF, Cohesin Complex at Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC), October 2018.

PharmacoGx accepted to BioC 2018

PharmacoGx has been accepted to the BioC 2018 conference happening July 26-27 at the University of Toronto.
 

Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate Program

Dr. Laleh Ghoraie, Petr Smirnov and Ian Smith are now officially members of the Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate Program. Established this year, the program will foster collaboration and contributions among students and researchers with expertise in deep learning as well as machine learning and artificial intelligence more broadly.

See https://t.co/GB724MbprT for more details.

Accelerating Precision Medicine Conference 2018

Arvind Mer, Vandana Sandhu and Venkata Manem give poster presentations at the Accelerating Precision Medicine Conference 2018. 

Talks

  • Pre-Clinical Assessment of Radiation Response using in-vitro data (Dr. Venkata Manem)

Posters

  • Pre-Clinical Assessment of Radiation Response using in-vitro data (Dr. Venkata Manem)
  • Meta-analysis of transcriptomic profiles identifies prognostic model for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients (Dr. Vandana Sandhu)
  • Comprehensive Assessment of Large Scale Patient Derived Xenografts Data (Dr. Arvind Mer)

Awards

  • Dr. Vandana Sandhu wins Best Poster award in Accelerating Precision Medicine Conference 2018 

 

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 https://pharmacodb.pmgenomics.ca/news.

 

 

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 https://pharmacodb.pmgenomics.ca/news.

 

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