Analytic pipelines to assess the relationship between immune response and germline genetics in human tumors.
washington; isb; genomics; Humans; Genome-Wide Association Study; Neoplasms; Genome; Immunity; Germ Cells
Germline genetic variants modulate human immune response. We present analytical pipelines for assessing the contribution of hosts' genetic background to the immune landscape of solid tumors using harmonized data from more than 9,000 patients in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). These include protocols for heritability, genome-wide association studies (GWAS), colocalization, and rare variant analyses. These workflows are developed around the structure of TCGA but can be adapted to explore other repositories or in the context of cancer immunotherapy. For complete details on the use and execution of this protocol, please refer to Sayaman et al. (2021).
Institute for Systems Biology
Sayaman, Rosalyn W; Saad, Mohamad; Heimann, Carolina; Hu, Donglei; Kunji, Khalid; Roelands, Jessica; Wolf, Denise M; Huntsman, Scott; Ceccarelli, Michele; Thorsson, Vésteinn; Ziv, Elad; and Bedognetti, Davide, "Analytic pipelines to assess the relationship between immune response and germline genetics in human tumors." (2022). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 7040.