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Sander Tan

Sander Tan

Sander holds a bachelor degree in Bèta-Gamma with a major in Biomedical Sciences (University of Amsterdam), after which he mastered in Bioinformatics (VU, Amsterdam). For several years Sander continued to work in academia at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, where he researched epigenetics in primate brain evolution. With experience of working on both the experimental and computational side of biomedical research, he joined The Hyve as data scientist in 2016.

Recent Posts

Merged gene tracks in cBioPortal

August 02, 2018 | By Sander Tan 0
Merged gene track functionality has been added in cBioPortal 1.14.0. This feature was sponsored by AstraZeneca UK and has been shared with the community on www.cbioportal.org and on cBioPortal GitHub.  
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Gene set visualization in the new cBioPortal OncoPrint

June 20, 2018 | By Sander Tan 0
The Hyve recently added gene set scoring visualization to cBioPortal OncoPrint. To give you an example, we created our own instance that has the TCGA glioblastoma dataset loaded with gene sets identified by Roel Verhaak and colleagues. Using the[…]
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Improved display of Germline mutations

May 14, 2018 | By Sander Tan 2
Recently the display of germline mutations in the Oncoprint view was developed by The Hyve and has now been added to cbioportal.org. Inherited germline mutations can increase the probability of developing a tumor. This is for example well known for[…]
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Simple data loading into cBioPortal with Docker

December 28, 2017 | By Sander Tan 3
In our recent blogpost we discussed an easy solution to set up a local instance of cBioPortal using Docker. The next step is to load a study into the database.
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cBioPortal setup made easy using Docker

December 13, 2017 | By Sander Tan 2
The easiest way to install cBioPortal is using Docker. The Hyve has helped a number of clients in the past with installation of cBioPortal on their infrastructure. By using a Docker image all dependencies for cBioPortal are included, and default[…]
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CIViC in cBioPortal

August 07, 2017 | By Sander Tan 0
CIViC, a resource for clinical interpretation of cancer variants, was added to cBioPortal by The Hyve. In the decade of precision medicine, accurate and clinically relevant information on variants in cancer patients is extremely important. This[…]
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