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‘Sailfish’ Accelerates Gene Expression Analysis

Apr 24, 2014 |

“Sailfish” is a new computational method out of Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Maryland that speeds up RNA sequencing analysis by a factor of 20 or greater. The method – dubbed Sailfish after the super-speedy fish – provides quantification estimates of gene expression much faster than previous methods such that a job that once Read more…

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.