Tag: life science
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.
DNA sequencing technology outruns genomic analysis.
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.