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The Knowledge Center will be hosting a MetaCore seminar and hands- on training entitled "Network Biology Approaches to 'Omics' Data Analysis of infiltrating CD4+ T-cells in Breast Cancer Patients"

Abstract: Network biology or pathway-based data analysis approaches allow the identification of networks of biological entities that may collectively define mechanisms and phenotypes, especially as they relate to disease.  Herein, we applied a network biology workflow, focused on 'omics' data analysis, to hypothesize biomarkers and therapeutic targets based on the infiltration of CD4+ T-cells in breast cancer patients.  Our workflow included in silico approaches that integrate the analysis of disease gene signatures  and powerful disease pathway analysis methodologies implemented in MetaCore.  Preliminary results led to the prioritization of several promising breast cancer biomarkers and drug targets.  Researchers asking similar translational biology questions, across different disciplines and therapeutic areas, can use similar approaches and take advantage of MetaCore's powerful analysis tools to drive the discovery of clinically relevant biomarkers and drug targets.  

Training will be conducted by Matthew Wampole, PfD of Clarivate Analytics.

Space is limited to 22 seats

If you are attending, you must bring your own laptop for the training portion of the event.

 

 

Archives & Special Collections of the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit on the history of the Columbia University School of Nursing told through original documents, photographs, and artifacts.

The E-GAPPS III conference, sponsored by Guidelines International Network North America (GIN/NA) and the Section on Evidence Based Health Care of the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), is being held March 20-21 at the New York Academy of Medicine in NY City.   Attendees will experience a unique opportunity  to interact with the perspectives of guideline developers, patient and consumer advocates, clinicians, and leaders of healthcare organizations. The conference will seek to foster new relationships of collaboration and engagement across the diverse constituencies attending it.  

History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series "Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the ‘Informed’ Patient"  Nancy Tomes, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of History, Stony Brook University, New York

Thursday, March 9,  Refreshments, 5:30, Lecture, 6pm Conference Room 103-A, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library,

Hammer Building 701 West 168th St. at Fort Washington Ave.

Sponsored by the Columbia University Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A new secure wireless network called Mercury is now available. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to begin using it. 

The older secure wireless network, Athens, and guest-net unsecured wireless remain available for use as well. Athens will eventually be phased out

For more information and instructions on how to set up Mercury, visit the CUMC IT Website

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