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Video tutorials

Below you will find some instructional videos about using the Research Environment and its tools.

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Introduction to the Research Environment

Accessing the TRE

Research Environment folder structure

Command line

Using the command line


Data available in Labkey

Working with Labkey tables

Finding pathogenic variants in a gene

Setting up the RE to use the Labkey API

Using the Labkey API in R

Using the Labkey API in Python

Importing and exporting files with Airlock



Reporting potential diagnoses and contacting clinicians

Using the Data Discovery Portal

Participant Explorer:

How to search with participant IDs

How to build a cohort with clinical concepts and participant details

How to explore a participant

How to compare participants' medical histories

How to download data


Find a variant by a gene or locus

Last update: November 17, 2023