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March 9, 2010

Graphics Card Maker Turns to High-Performance Bioinformatics

Martin Gollery

Several years ago, Brian Beck and I founded the Nevada Center for Bioinformatics in Reno. We got along great, but when it came time to buy computing systems, we were at the opposite end of the spectrum. I wanted to get an FPGA accelerated system, but it did not meet his purposes. He wanted to get a standard Linux cluster to run his molecular modeling code, whereas I was more interested in sequence analysis.

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