UCSC TumorMap screen shot showing a Pancan12/SampleMap, https://tumormap.ucsc.edu/?p=Pancan12/SampleMap

TumorMap: Exploring the Molecular Similarities of Cancer Samples in an Interactive Portal

Kristine Nguyen News

By Yulia Newton, Adam M. Novak, Teresa Swatloski, Duncan C. McColl, Sahil Chopra, Kiley Graim, Alana S. Weinstein, Robert Baertsch, Sofie R. Salama, Kyle Ellrott, Manu Chopra, Theodore C. Goldstein, David Haussler, Olena Morozova and Joshua M. Stuart Abstract Vast amounts of molecular data are being collected on tumor samples, which provide unique opportunities for discovering trends within and between cancer subtypes. Such cross-cancer analyses require computational methods that enable intuitive and interactive browsing of thousands …

Be Bold! Be Bald!

Kristine Nguyen Blog, News

Be Bold! Be Bald! was the mantra for the 2nd annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fundraiser hosted by the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative at the UCSC Genomics Institute. We raised more than $12,000 to support research for pediatric cancer! Twenty heads were shorn outside UC Santa …

UC Santa Cruz Goes Bald to Support Childhood Cancer Research

Kristine Nguyen News

Staff and students join St. Baldrick’s Foundation event to raise money to fight childhood cancer   SANTA CRUZ, CA – October 17 , 2017  – The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-powered organization dedicated to raising money for children’s cancer research, will host one of its signature …

Tailoring Tumor Treatments

Kristine Nguyen News

Devika G. Bansal, UC Santa Cruz Science Notes “We can’t change which drugs are available,” says Morozova. “But we’re realizing there’s a lot of opportunities [for pediatric cancer]—a lot more than we previously thought.” In May 2012, a ten-year-old boy named Kelvin was diagnosed with …

David Haussler
David Haussler is professor of biomolecular engineering, scientific director of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, and a co-founder of The Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative with Scientific Lead Olena Morozova (photo by Ron Jones)

School of Engineering faculty rank among top 1,000 Computer Science and Electronics scholars

Alexis Morgan News

Rankings are based on the individual’s h-index score, a measure of productivity and impact. #5:  David Haussler, Scientific Director, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and co-founder of The Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative with Scientific Lead Olena Morozova #122:  J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves #170:  Martin Abadi See the full list

portrait of Olena Morozova, UC Santa Cruz
Olena Morozova, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative

Journal: In-Depth Olena Morozova

Alexis Morgan News

Amanda Rotella, Santa Cruz Economic Development, August 10, 2017 Living in Santa Cruz, it can be easy to forget that we have a world class research institution right in our backyard. If you don’t interact with the University on a regular basis, you may not …

https://treehouse.xenahubs.net tumor database interface
This 11,000+ tumor database is freely available at https://treehouse.xenahubs.net

Treehouse Tumor Database Now Available for Research Use

Treehouse Genomics News

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute’s Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation are making a 11,000+ tumor database available for use by all researchers in the pediatric cancer community and beyond in our continued battle against childhood cancer. The tumor database, available at …

Stepping up the fight against childhood diseases

Treehouse Genomics News

John “Bud” and Rebecca Colligan, longtime supporters of the Genomics Institute, have established the Colligan Presidential Chair in Pediatric Genomics with matching funds from the University of California Office of the President. By Dan White Read More