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Helena Deus, Senior Scientist and Medical Knowledge Engineer at Foundation Medicine (

Linked TCGA: A clinically relevant 30 billion triple Dataset

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort to catalogue genetic mutations responsible for cancer using genome analysis techniques. It consists of over 400Tb of valuable clinically actionable data which doubles in size every 9 months.

In this talk I will describe how we built TopFed, our robust and
distributed solution for supporting clinically driven SPARQL queries.


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