Programmatic AccessΒΆ

Programmatic access to the data and metadata is provided through a combination of ISB-CGC APIs and Google APIs. The majority of the TCGA data in BigQuery tables and in Google Cloud Storage is accessed directly via Google Cloud tools and interfaces. Access to ISB-CGC metadata and user-data such as cohort definitions is provided through the ISB-CGC programmatic API described below.

A growing set of tutorials and programming examples illustrating how you can work with these TCGA data using a variety of programming environments such as Python and R, or grid computing systems such as GridEngine are provided in our github repositories, also described below.

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