Yes I understand that but having the label RNA is very ambiguous to
scientists looking at the data.
You make the distinction between low pass and SNP 6.0 copy number.
I would suggest that you change the label RNA to RNA - microarray to make
it more clear and easier to understand.
Andrew Cherniack, PhD
Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
415 Main Street
Cambridge, Mass 02142
On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 10:13 AM, Michael Noble <>
> Good Morning Andy,
> We do label them distinctly:
> mRNASeq is labeled to clearly indicate that it is sequence-based
> mRNA is not
> That these are processed differently and represent different data types
> (array-based, versus sew-based) is also described in our online
> And that documentation page
> is visible
> directly from our top-level home page <http://gdac.broadinstitute.org/
> shown below).
> Hope this helps,
> On Oct 19, 2015, at 9:58 AM, Andrew Cherniack <>
> Never mind I just figured it out.
> You guys should label mRNA - mRNA microarray to keep it distinguished
> from RNAseq.
> Andrew Cherniack, PhD
> Group Leader
> Cancer Program
> Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
> 415 Main Street
> Cambridge, Mass 02142
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 9:56 AM, Andrew Cherniack <
> > wrote:
>> Why are half of the RNA seq cases missing in FireBrowse for BRCA.
>> I am working with the BRCA group and I know that ~1000 cases have been
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