Presentations and tutorials from cancer researchers using Illumina technology  

Cancer Research Videos and Webinars

How Next-Generation Sequencing is Revolutionizing Clinical Cancer Research

Dr. Andrew Fellowes of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre discusses how his team uses the MiSeq System and TruSeq Amplicon – Cancer Panel for comprehensive profiling of tumor samples for a wider range of mutations than is possible with traditional technologies.

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WGS to Identify Pathogenic Cancer Mutations

Nicholas J. Schork, PhD speaks about whole human genome variation, cancer driver mutations, and clinical sequencing.

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Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing: Think Big, Start Small

Kenneth Bloom, MD, FCAP, Chief Medical Officer at Clarient (GE Healthcare), discusses the practical aspects of how cancer gene sequencing will be applied in the clinical laboratory.

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Tumor Evolution in the Transcriptome, Epigenome, and Epitranscriptome

Christopher Mason, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biomedicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, describes how tumor evolution can be tracked by sequencing the transcriptome, epigenome, and epitranscriptome of cancer samples.

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Early Detection of Ovarian and Endometrial Malignancies

Luis Diaz, MD, Associate Professor of Oncology at Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics at Johns Hopkins, discusses the use of Illumina sequencing to detect ovarian and endometrial cancers.

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Cancer Transcriptome Analysis of Degraded and FFPE RNA

Dr. Patrick Hurban discusses RNA-Seq using degraded and FFPE-derived RNA.

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Cancer RNA-Sequencing for Transcriptome Analysis

Learn about RNA-Seq for transcriptome analysis of single cells.

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Sequencing Single-Cell DNA in Breast Cancer

Researchers devised an approach to sequence single cells from triple negative breast cancer by naturally duplicating cellular DNA. With this new technology, researchers are better able to characterize the heterogeneous microenvironment of the tumor.

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Easier Analysis and Storage

Alex Dickinson, senior VP of cloud genomics, explains how BaseSpace Sequence Hub helps researchers easily run leading-edge bioinformatics tools.

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How to Open Tumor-Normal Sequencing Data in BaseSpace Hub

This video describes how to log into BaseSpace Sequence Hub to access tumor-normal sequencing data. It also provides a brief description of the BaseSpace Hub Project page and describes the data contained within each section.

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What Does the Somatic Summary Report Show?

This video reviews the findings in the report produced following the Cancer Sequencing Workflow. The Cancer Sequencing Workflow is the analysis software available through the Illumina Genome Network cancer analysis service.

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Loading Tumor-Normal Sequencing Data into the Broad IGV

This video shows how to load the tumor sequencing data into the Broad Institute Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV), a free app available in BaseSpace Sequence Hub. It demonstrates how to load the files within this project for visualization, and provides a brief orientation to navigation within IGV.

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Viewing Tumor-Normal Sequencing Data in BaseSpace Hub Using the Broad IGV

This video shows how to use IGV to visualize variants identified between tumor and normal samples. This example highlights an indel in TP53 and a translocation between chromosomes 1 and 8.

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