The latest news from The Hyve on Open Source solutions for bioinformatics

Using treatment response data to find targeted therapies in cBioPortal

October 11, 2019 | By Sjoerd van Hagen 0
The Hyve has implemented treatment support data support in cBioPortal, which has been included in the recently released 3.1.0 version of the platform. This will allow researchers to correlate drug response with genetic alterations, helping them in[…]
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Rich metadata in cBioPortal: a step towards FAIRness

June 04, 2019 | By Sjoerd van Hagen 0
The cBioPortal community and The Hyve have always championed Open Source and Open Data. Now that the FAIR principles for data stewardship are gaining momentum, we cannot stay behind! To take a small step towards FAIR compliance, rich metadata[…]
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cBioPortal Hackathon 2018

October 11, 2018 | By Pieter Lukasse 0
Last month we enjoyed the privilege of joining the latest cBioPortal hackathon, this time hosted by MSKCC at the New York Genome Center and counting with the participation of The Hyve, Dana Farber, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Children's[…]
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Fraction of Genome Altered and Total Mutations added to cBioPortal Plots tab

August 30, 2018 | By Oleguer Plantalech 0
The cBioPortal for Cancer Genomics has recently incorporated a new feature developed by The Hyve which allows for visualization of the Fraction of Genome Altered or the Total Mutations in the Plots tab.
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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
    The Hyve recently developed visualization for germline mutations in cBioPortal OncoPrint. This feature was sponsored by AstraZeneca and has been shared with the community on www.cbioportal.org and on cBioPortal GitHub.   Use case Inherited[…]
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Downloading data from the cBioportal Oncoprint view

March 09, 2018 | By Dionne Zaal 0
The OncoPrint view in cBioPortal is a user friendly visualization for genetic alterations. All types of data from a cancer genomic study are integrated in the OncoPrint view: in one overview you can see mutations, expression levels and copy number[…]
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Adding your own annotations to mutations in cBioPortal

February 09, 2018 | By Sjoerd van Hagen 0
One of the key challenges in cancer research is to find patients that will respond well to targeted drug therapy. Specific mutations in a patient’s tumor can be an indication of the patient’s potential responsiveness to such therapy.
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Simple data loading into cBioPortal with Docker (Updated 2019)

December 28, 2017 | By Diana Baiceanu 4
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. In cBioPortal Datahub, there are plenty of public studies that have staging files[…]
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