The Revolution in the Lab is Overwhelming IT

October 5, 2015

Sifting through the vast treasure trove of data spilling from modern life science instruments is perhaps the defining challenge for biomedical research today. N Read more…

By John Russell

NVIDIA K80 GPU-System Speeds Up Bioinformatics Tool 12X

January 28, 2015

Not long ago, the high cost and relative slowness of DNA sequencing were the rate-limiting bottlenecks in biomedical research. Today, post-sequencing data analy Read more…

By John Russell

Community Grid Fosters Microbial Discovery

October 22, 2014

An international team of volunteers is putting their spare computing power to work unlocking the secrets of microbes from around the world. By plugging in to Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Illumina Establishes $1,000 Genome

January 15, 2014

Genomics moves rapidly. Not long after the first human genome was sequenced in 2003 at a cost of $3 billion, the biotech industry set its sights on the $1,000 g Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Vendors Demo Next-Gen Sequencing Platforms for Pharma

May 14, 2012

During the second annual Pistoia Alliance conference, three teams demonstrated their newly-implemented cloud-based next-generation sequencing platforms. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Genomic Data Gets Comfy in the Cloud

May 7, 2012

Startup DNANexus is helping to bring personalized medicine to the masses with its cloud-based next-gen sequencing platform. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Cloud Computing Helps Fight Pediatric Cancer

February 29, 2012

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). Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Thus Begins the Era of the $1,000 Genome

January 11, 2012

The latest DNA sequencers can map a human genome in a single day, but useful analysis of the results will still be a bottleneck. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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