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.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]