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Bioinformatics Cloud Refines Research

Aug 22, 2011 |

A recent project at the Ohio State University sought to remove key barriers to effective, timely bioinformatics research via a cloud project designed to cull and ‘translate’ data for more rapid analysis and use.

Cloud-Driven Tools from Microsoft Research Target Earth, Life Sciences

Oct 19, 2010 |

Last week at their eScience Workshop at the University of California, Berkeley Microsoft Research announced two key technological progress points related to their Azure cloud. The advancements are currently serving researchers in ecological studies as well as biology and further demonstrate the potential of their cloud offering in further scientific computing projects.

Life Sciences in San Diego Gets Analytical

Apr 14, 2010 |

A chat with Paul Rejto, head of Computational Biology at Pfizer Oncology.

Graphics Card Maker Turns to High-Performance Bioinformatics

Mar 9, 2010 |

Tahoe Informatics founder eyes GPUs, CUDA software.

Pico Computing Takes Scale-Up Approach to FPGAs

Feb 17, 2010 |

As high performance computing vendors polish their server and workstation portfolios with the latest multicore CPU and GPGPU wonders, Pico Computing is quietly making inroads into the HPC application space with its FPGA-based platforms. By picking the spots where reconfigurable computing makes the most sense, the company is looking to leverage its scalable FPGA technology to greatest effect.

Accelerated Methods for Bioinformatics Analysis

Jan 20, 2010 |

A bioinformatics scientist looks beyond the Linux cluster.

NVIDIA Takes Aim at GPU Acceleration for Bioscience Applications

Jan 14, 2010 |

NVIDIA has announced the Tesla Bio Workbench, a new program designed to bring together the computational components needed to run GPU-accelerated bioscience applications. The rationale is the same one NVIDIA’s been touting ever since it got into the high performance computing business: take advantage of the superior performance of the GPU in order to lower the entry point for HPC.

Cloudy With a Chance of HPC

Jul 1, 2009 |

The popularity of cloud computing in the life sciences community was on full display at April’s Bio-IT World conference.

Of Unknown Origin: Diagnosing Cancer in the Cloud

Feb 25, 2009 |

Cloud computing is finding new friends every day. Biotech firm Pathwork Diagnostics is now using Amazon’s EC2 platform to perform sophisticated gene expression analytics for cancer classification.

Modeling and Simulation Still Need a Push

Dec 19, 2008 |

Modeling and simulation in the biopharma industry remains underutilized. But what would encourage management to take the technology more seriously?