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Unfiled. Edited by Nadia Kovalevskaya 997 days ago
  • Open sharing and easy access to DNA sequencing data from clinical samples is limited due to privacy concerns and interoperability difficulties. The lack of sharing impedes the progress of genomics research, affecting all genetic disease research from cancer to rare diseases.
  • DNAdigest was founded in 2013 for the purpose of promoting and enabling open access, interoperability and secure sharing of genomics data for research. We are developing a portal for custom querying into genomics data repositories, shortening the research time and effort for discovery, access and processing of genomics data. 
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Unfiled. Edited by Fiona Nielsen 1444 days ago
The topic of data sharing in genomics has been brought up at multiple conferences and meetings. For a great summary, have a look at this 2012 report from the Workshop on Establishing a Central Resource of Data from Genome Sequencing Projects (PDF) 
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Unfiled. Edited by Dev Kumar 1457 days ago
API Design
  • Identify and create relevant endpoints
  • Determine format for data response (e.g. design the JSON)
  • Encapsulate query functionality so it can be generalized across institutions
  • Process aggregated data, or aggregate processed data (depending on design choice)
  • While the data may change can we cache query results? Can they then be re-run occasionally? 
  • How can we authenticate queries on all levels (data security)
  • Will you restrict the number of open queries per user?
User Interface/Experience
  • How do we evidence impact of a dataset for both data contributors and institutions?
1459 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Fiona Nielsen 1459 days ago
Example public datasets containing DNA sequencing data. 
  • For smaller datasets to play with see bottom of page
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Unfiled. Edited by surajrajrai@gmail.com 1459 days ago
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