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The Common Fund’s Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) program is developing a library of molecular signatures that describes how different types of cells respond to a variety of agents that disrupt normal cellular functions, called “perturbagens.” This library may help us better understand normal and diseased cellular states and how to alter them.

The program currently supports LINCS Data and Signature Generation Centers and coordinates with the NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative through a BD2K-LINCS Data Integration and Coordination Center.

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Program Highlights

Growth Rate Metrics Thumbnail Image with Growth Rate GraphsIntroducing the Growth Rate Calculator and Browser. Learn about the new cellular Growth Rate Calculator tool developed by LINCS researchers to make drug response studies more accurate!

Program Highlights

March 2016 LINCS Retreat and Outreach MeetingArchived Webcast of LINCS Outreach Meeting: You can now watch the archived webcast of the March 10-11th LINCS Outreach Meeting to learn more about LINCS and how big data is shaping the future of biomedical research. Browse the meeting agenda and other meeting information.

Logo for BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium 2017Join us for the 2nd Annual BD2K-LINCS Data Science Symposium (DSS 2017) May 16-18, 2017.  This free symposium will bring together data scientists & translational scientists from academia, industry & government to discuss uses of big data in biomedicine. The general theme is systems biology of perturbation signatures. View the symposium description.

Logo for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2017 Annual Meeting Join LINCS Researchers April 4, 2017 for a Special Session at the 2017 AACR Meeting.  During the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, LINCS researchers will present recent results from LINCS, ways to access LINCS data, software, experimental protocols, and insights into cancer mechanisms and drug responses. View the session description.

NIH LINCS Program Logo and Image of Data PortalLINCS Data Portal Gets an Update. Changes have come to lincsproject.org. With better organized tools and a new feature to request custom workflows for LINCS data, there's a lot to explore! Check out the LINCS Publications page to discover and cite papers from the LINCS Consortium and research community.

Twitter Bird LogoYouTube LogoLINCS is Now on Social Media! Watch archived LINCS webinars and tutorials on YouTube. Follow @LINCSProgram on Twitter.

LINCS Data Science Research Webinars. Want to learn more about the LINCS data and how you can use them in your research? Join the LINCS Data Science Research Webinars held on select Tuesdays at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. See upcoming webinars and view archived webinars.

ACCESS THE LINCS PORTAL The LINCS portal is a source of information for the research community and general public about the LINCS project. Click on the image below to get started. 

NIH LINCS Portal

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