Analysis examples based on the ISB-CGC hosted TCGA data, using Python and IPython Notebooks.
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This repository contains a series of Python examples to get you started using the data and tools provided by the ISB-CGC on the Google Cloud Platform.

  • notebooks: this directory contains tutorials in the form of IPython notebooks;
  • python: this directory contain tutorials in the form of simple python scripts.

Important Note

If you launch your own Cloud Datalab instance, please be sure to shut it down when you are no longer using it. A typical Google Cloud Datalab VM will cost your project approximately $1/day. Shut down instructions and other tips are here -- look for the section called Stopping/Starting VM Instances.


  • google-api-python-client
  • oauth2client
  • httplib2
  • requests