People

Forbes, Simon
Dr Simon Forbes
Group Leader

Experienced as scientist and informatician, I designed and now lead the COSMIC project, collecting the world's knowledge of somatic mutations in human cancer. 

Key Projects, Collaborations, Tools & Data

Publications

  • COSMIC: somatic cancer genetics at high-resolution.

    Forbes SA, Beare D, Boutselakis H, Bamford S, Bindal N et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2017;45;D1;D777-D783

  • COSMIC: High-Resolution Cancer Genetics Using the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer.

    Forbes SA, Beare D, Bindal N, Bamford S, Ward S et al.

    Current protocols in human genetics 2016;91;10.11.1-10.11.37

  • COSMIC: exploring the world's knowledge of somatic mutations in human cancer.

    Forbes SA, Beare D, Gunasekaran P, Leung K, Bindal N et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2015;43;Database issue;D805-11

  • COSMIC: mining complete cancer genomes in the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer.

    Forbes SA, Bindal N, Bamford S, Cole C, Kok CY et al.

    Nucleic acids research 2011;39;Database issue;D945-50

  • The Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer (COSMIC).

    Forbes SA, Bhamra G, Bamford S, Dawson E, Kok C et al.

    Current protocols in human genetics 2008;Chapter 10;Unit 10.11

  • Data mining using the Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer BioMart.

    Shepherd R, Forbes SA, Beare D, Bamford S, Cole CG et al.

    Database : the journal of biological databases and curation 2011;2011;bar018

  • COSMIC 2005.

    Forbes S, Clements J, Dawson E, Bamford S, Webb T et al.

    British journal of cancer 2006;94;2;318-22

  • The COSMIC (Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer) database and website.

    Bamford S, Dawson E, Forbes S, Clements J, Pettett R et al.

    British journal of cancer 2004;91;2;355-8