DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.GenomicDataCommons    

This is the development version of GenomicDataCommons; for the stable release version, see GenomicDataCommons.

NIH / NCI Genomic Data Commons Access

Bioconductor version: Development (3.9)

Programmatically access the NIH / NCI Genomic Data Commons RESTful service.

Author: Martin Morgan [aut], Sean Davis [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Sean Davis <seandavi at>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("GenomicDataCommons")):


To install this package, start R (version "3.6") and enter:

if (!requireNamespace("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))
BiocManager::install("GenomicDataCommons", version = "3.9")

For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:



HTML R Script Introduction to Accessing the NCI Genomic Data Commons
PDF   Reference Manual
Text   NEWS


biocViews DataImport, Sequencing, Software
Version 1.7.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.5 (R-3.4) (2 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 3.4.0), magrittr
Imports stats, httr, xml2, jsonlite, utils, rlang, readr, GenomicRanges, IRanges, dplyr, rappdirs, SummarizedExperiment, S4Vectors, tibble
Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, DT, testthat, listviewer, ggplot2, GenomicAlignments, Rsamtools
Depends On Me
Imports Me GDCRNATools, TCGAutils
Suggests Me
Links To Me
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