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Introduction to Cancer Genomics

Learn about cancer genomics with our educational videos.


Clinical Genomics Testing

Presented by Dr. Howard Lim, MD, FRCPC.

  next generation sequencing
  availability of genomic tests nationally and internationally
  issues and challenges in genomic testing
  managing incidental germline findings




Somatic Alterations in Cancer Genomes

Presented by Dr. Stephen Yip, MD, PhD, FRCPC.

  somatic alterations in cancer genomes
  alternatives to whole genome sequencing
  integration of RNAseq with whole genome sequencing




Relevance of Different Types of Variation

Presented by Dr. Kasmintan Schrader, MBBS, FRCPC, PhD, DABMG.

  germline vs. somatic variations
  tumour-normal sequencing
  determining somatic variants




Use of Clinical Genetic Information from Genome Sequencing

Presented by Dr. Kasmintan Schrader, MBBS, FRCPC, PhD, DABMG.

  using clinical genetic information
  genome sequencing
  variants of uncertain significance
  mutational signatures
  cancer susceptibility
  drug metabolism
  response to therapy
  side effects
  hereditary cancer assessment
  ethical implications




Bioinformatics and Analysis of Data

Presented by Dr. Martin Jones, PhD.

  analysis of genomic data
  integrative analysis
  organizing and interpreting genomic analyses
  annotation
  quality control
  data curation and management




Tumor Sequencing

Presented by Hereditary Cancer Program, BC Cancer

  cancer cells
  risk factors
  cancer mutations
  hereditary cancer
  undertaking tumor sequencing




Genetic Testing

Presented by Hereditary Cancer Program, BC Cancer

  multiplex gene panel testing
  interpreting expected and unexpected results
  process for undergoing multiplex gene panel testing