Notes from the lab.

Kurt Wheeler
Kurt Wheeler (Software Engineer)
January 09, 2018. About a 19 minute read.

TL;DR: We need to put together lots of data from disparate sources at low cost via cloud workflows, and this technical post describes the CCDL’s system using specific examples. The refinery runs on AWS and uses Docker and Nomad. Its source code is …

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Kurt Wheeler
Kurt Wheeler (Software Engineer)
September 06, 2017. About a 6 minute read.

The first home-grown project from the Childhood Cancer Data Lab is The Data Refinery. At the highest level its goal is to build a large and consistently updated compendium of harmonized genomic data. In this blog post I will discuss why we’re …

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Casey Greene
Casey Greene (CCDL Director)
July 26, 2017. About a 3 minute read.

This blog will usually host technical content such as descriptions of the architecture of software that we build and notes from the team on specific topics. However, before that starts, I want to take the opportunity to say hello. The Childhood …

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Casey Greene
Casey Greene (CCDL Director)
June 27, 2016. About a 4 minute read.

I wanted to take a moment to share some of the origin story of the Childhood Cancer Data Lab. This guest post from Liz Romaine of ALSF discusses the vision behind the lab at the time of its inception in the summer of 2016.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand …

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