BRCA Exchange is a comprehensive, global data repository to catalogue variation within the BRCA genes and to collect individual-level evidence for their classification.

Treehouse’s Brave the Shave Fundraiser, sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

Video Credit: 🎥 KSBW Action News 8.

Daniel Kim’s Lab Professor Daniel Kim’s Lab at UC Santa Cruz is developing innovative ‘liquid biopsy’ approaches to detect cancer at the earliest stages, when it is most likely to be cured.

Kraw Lecture Series: Making Precision Medicine Personal for Kids UC Santa Cruz’s Treehouse Cancer Initiative faculty and researchers discuss how researchers and doctors are giving new hope to kids with cancer using big data genomics. Featuring David Haussler,
Olena Morozova, Lauren Sanders, and Isabel Bjork.

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute San Diego Supercomputer Center 
Unlocking the world’s genomic data to accelerate medical and scientific breakthroughs.

Sequencing Ancient DNA8
UC Santa Cruz Scientists, Beth Shapiro and Ed Green use DNA sequencing to transcribe the history of ancient species, unlocking answers to evolutionary questions that could one day help us to adapt to present day changes.

In Depth: Olena Morozova, Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative
Santa Cruz Economic Development’s Amanda Rotella sat down with UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute’s Olena Morozova and David Haussler to learn more about the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative. Treehouse is working to better understand and better treat cancer in children.

Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative: Olena Morozova 
Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative Founder and Scientific Lead Olena Morozova discusses the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative mission to defeat every child’s cancer by harnessing and sharing the world’s genomic data

Dockstore is a platform enabling modular sharing of Docker-based genomics tools and workflows within the research community. It conforms to emerging Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) API standards, making it easier to find and execute genomics tools and workflows in a wide range of commercial and open source platforms. Visit

Brooks Lab Giving Day 2018
Please donate through the UC Santa Cruz giving day. February 28, 2018.

Beth Shapiro, Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate on De-Extinction moderated by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Jim Kent, The UCSC Genome Browser

A short video on David Haussler shown at the 2015 Dan David Prize Award Ceremony

Ed Green, Understanding Human Evolution

Treehouse Childhood Cancer Project, A video explaining the Treehouse Childhood Cancer Project

Benedict Paten: Finding the Common Ancestor of Birds and Crocodilians

Benedict Paten: Building the Global Platform for Genomics

CSHL Keynote; David Haussler, University of California, Santa Cruz Genomics Institute

David Haussler, 2015 Dan David Prize Laureate

A short video on David Haussler shown at the 2015 Dan David Prize Award Ceremony

David Haussler, University of California Santa Cruz – Stanford Big Data 2015

Bringing together thought leaders in large-scale data analysis and technology to transform the way we diagnose, treat and prevent disease.

Molecular Characterization for Diagnoses and Treatment

David Haussler, UC Santa Cruz Computational Cancer Biology

Paleogenomics – Beth Shapiro, University of California, Santa Cruz
The scientific field of “ancient DNA” is now nearly three decades old. In this introductory talk, I will describe how the field has evolved over this time, focusing in particular on developments within the last five years.
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UC Santa Cruz Live: Bringing Big Data and Genomics to Unlock Cures for Rare Disease

Harnessing Ancient DNA to Save Modern Species


Cancer: Who Lives? Who dies? | Ted Goldstein Ph.D. | TEDxSanFrancisco
Ted Goldstein is a Silicon Valley tech executive turned cancer researcher. After a successful career and an instrumental role as top executive at Apple, Ted returned to College to obtained his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Biomolecular Engineering to study cancer and to approach the disease the way software engineers approach difficult problems.