Tag: life science
The Uber-Cloud Experiment is still seeking participants for the next round, which officially debuts at SC12.
After a successful five-year run, Sony is ending its participation with Stanford University’s Folding@home project.
The explosion of sequenced genomes threatens to overwhelm the world’s storage capacity.
During the second annual Pistoia Alliance conference, three teams demonstrated their newly-implemented cloud-based next-generation sequencing platforms.
Startup DNANexus is helping to bring personalized medicine to the masses with its cloud-based next-gen sequencing platform.
Cycle Computing has proclaimed the winner of the 2011 CycleCloud BigScience Challenge. Victor Ruotti, a computational biologist at the Morgridge Institute for Research, will receive $10,000 in credit from Cycle Computing and four hours of CycleCloud engineering support, plus an additional $2,500 in credit from Amazon Web Services. The award will be used for cutting-edge stem cell research.
As part of its Powering the Possible charitable program, Dell is providing the secure cloud-based IT infrastructure to support the world’s first personalized medicine clinical trial for pediatric cancer. The research is being conducted by the Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium (NMTRC) at the Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) and supported by The Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen).
Connecticut-based biotech firm Metrum Research Group moves entire IT infrastructure to Amazon cloud.
The latest DNA sequencers can map a human genome in a single day, but useful analysis of the results will still be a bottleneck.
Victoria’s auditor-general is questioning the value of a $100 million outlay for a life sciences supercomputing facility in the Australian state.