The ISB Cancer Gateway in the Cloud (ISB-CGC) is a platform that serves as a large-scale reposiy and provides the computational infrastructure necessary to carry out cancer research at unprecedented scales.

Release Notes

Current version: v 2.0
Please view our Release Notes in our ISB-CGC BigQuery Documentation.


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How to Cite Us

Please cite the original ISB-CGC paper when you use the ISB-CGC platform.

Sheila M. Reynolds, Michael Miller, Phyliss Lee, et al.
The ISB Cancer Genomics Cloud: A Flexible Cloud-Based Platform for Cancer Genomics Research
Cancer Res 2017 Nov;77(21): e7–10.


ISB-CGC is a component of the NCI Cancer Research Data Commons opens a new tab and has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHSN261201400008C and ID/IQ Agreement No. 17X146 under Contract No. HHSN261201500003I. The content of this publication does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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