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AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

FREE CLASSES FOR THE UCHICAGO COMMUNITY

Join us on November 2 to learn how to make the most of the CRI's storage and computational resources.

11 YEARS OF CLINICAL DATA

Labs, diagnoses, demographics, and more are available for your research in the CRDW.

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ACQUIRE DATA

Explore clinical data available for research and make a data request.

Clinical Research Data Warehouse
Cohort Discovery

ANALYZE DATA

We offer high-performance computing and advanced bioinformatics analysis for the most complex datasets.

Bioinformatics Core
High Performance Computing
Computing Resources

STORE DATA

Our storage is secure, standards-compliant, and backed up daily.

CRI Data Storage

MANAGE DATA

Manage studies, surveys, and databases for research.

REDCap
Clinical Trials Informatics

FIND A CUSTOM SOLUTION

Learn more about the CRI’s tailor-made research solutions.

Custom Applications

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GAIN Consortium

Genomic Assessment Improves Novel Therapy

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NCI Genomic Data Commons

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1001 Genomes

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SIMPL

Molecular Pathology Sample Tracking System

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NEWS

Apply for Seed Funding for CRI Services!

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The Department of Pediatrics has released a Request for Applications for a new initiative to foster excellence in research scholarship. This initiative will provide seed funding for promising clinical and health outcomes research projects focused on the health of children and their families. In particular, the Department aims to promote the early career development of translational and clinical faculty researchers, with the goal of generating preliminary data for subsequent funding applications.

This seed funding will be available to support services from the Center for Research Informatics, such as data requests from the Clinical Research Data Warehouse, data analysis by the Bioinformatics Core, or application development.

The awards: four awards of up to $5000 each
Who is eligible: faculty, fellows, and residents with faculty mentors
How to apply: find the Request for Applications here and apply by October 15

CRI to play role in new pediatric data resource center

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As part of a newly announced five-year, $14.8 million NIH grant, the CRI will play a key role in building the Gabriella Miller Kids First pediatric data resource center. The center, a multi-institutional project headquartered at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will provide pediatric researchers with a much-needed way to work with large sets of genomic and clinical data related to childhood cancer in order to better predict and treat it.

Two UChicago data science groups, the CRI and the Center for Data Intensive Science (CDIS), will take part in the project under the leadership of CDIS Director Robert Grossman, PhD, and CRI Director Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD. A team combining both groups’ expertise in building data commons will be responsible for designing and operating the technical foundations of the project: the software that will be used to process and share data within the center, including the integration of disparate data sources, coordination with third-party applications, and support for data analysis.

By leveraging our years of experience working with multi-institutional data networks and large biomedical datasets, through this project the CRI has the opportunity to make a major contribution toward ending childhood cancer. Read more about the Kids First center and UChicago’s role here.

 

EVENTS

CLSSS: Environmental and Clinical Data Commons Initiatives at UChicago: Overviews, Demos, and Opportunities

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the Computational Life Sciences Seminar Series.

CRI Seminar Series: Computing with the CRI: Storage, HPC, and Virtual Servers

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to request and best use the CRI’s storage and computational resources for your research.

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