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How to Get Started
Viewing public assessments and downloading datasets do not require creating an account.
If you already have a user account, please login or if you wish to register, you can create an account. An account will allow you to contribute to new or existing health assessments.If you are new to HAWC, the following tutorials will guide you through a step-by-step process from creating an account, getting started and how to use HAWC in different types of extractions, data cleansing, evaluation and visualization of information.
A full-length tutorial which covers the highlights of HAWC is below:
A detailed tutorial playlist is available for details on individual steps of using HAWC; tutorials sections with shortcuts are described below:
Technical documentation is available at hawc.readthedocs.io. This includes detailed notes on statistical methods used. HAWC is open-source software under the permissive MIT license. It is free to download, edit, modify, and deploy the source code. Collaborations are encouraged.
|2018 Environmental Health Perspectives||Software Tools to Facilitate Systematic Review Used for Cancer Hazard Identification||Journal article|
|2018 National Academy of Sciences: Strategies and Tools for Conducting Systematic Reviews of Mechanistic Data to Support Chemical Assessments||HAWCPROJECT.ORG: A content management system for human health assessments||Poster|
|2015 National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors||HAWC: current capabilities and uses at the US National Toxicology Program (NIH/NIEHS/NTP)||Slides|
|2014 Society of Toxicology (SOT)||HAWC: A Modular Web-based Interface to Facilitate Development of Human Health Assessments of Chemicals||Poster|
|2014 Webinar||Overview and tutorial of key functionality including literature search, animal bioassay data extraction, and BMD modeling.||Slides / Video|
|2013 OpenTox USA||HAWC: A Modular Web-based Interface to Facilitate Development of Human Health Assessments of Chemicals||Poster|
|2013 Society of Toxicology (SOT)||Web-based Benchmark Dose Modeling Module as a Prototype Component of an Informatics-based System for Human Health Assessments of Chemicals||Poster|