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Dell Boxes Up HPC for Life Sciences

Jun 5, 2013 |

This week Dell announced a tailored offering for the genomics set with its Active Infrastructure for HPC Life Sciences offering. Outfitted with up 32 nodes in a single rack, the company is pitching Infiniband, Lustre, Terascala and Bright Computing options at the sequencing set that they say wants to focus on science, not servers. The Intel-powered…

BGI Speeds Genome Analysis with GPUs

Dec 15, 2011 |

The data deluge in the life sciences is no where more acute than at Chinese genomics powerhouse BGI, which probably sequences more DNA than any other organization in the world. To turn that data into something meaningful for genomic researchers, the institute has begun to employ GPU-accelerated HPC to greatly reduce processing times. In doing so, BGI was able to increase computational throughput by an order of magnitude or more.

University of Texas to House Largest Cancer Research Cloud

Apr 6, 2011 |

The MD Anderson Cancer Research Center at the University of Texas is gearing up to become the home of the world’s largest private cloud dedicated to understanding genome-cancer links.

Multiple Personal Genomes Await

Apr 7, 2010 |

Need exascale supercomputer to correlate human genetic variation with physiology and disease.

Tailoring Medicine with Supercomputers

Mar 16, 2010 |

Biotech firm builds genetic models from patient data.