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

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