The Center for Technical Operations Support Group provides software development, project budgeting, and product acquisition support for the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology.
We believe the proliferation of scientific data can be leveraged to the advantage of researchers across the world if they have the tools and platforms necessary for effective data exploration, discovery, analysis, and data sharing.
Following FAIR principles for data sharing (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) the group provides data science support for many National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute organizations.
We partnered with the National Cancer Institute Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) to develop the Cancer Research Data Commons platform and its core data sharing platform. We also contributed in the early stages of the Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH) program.
For many years, the group has been a collaborator in the development and support of projects including: