NCI Buys Starbridge Computer for Genome Data Comparisons | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, May 10 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Cancer Institute has purchased a high-performance computer from Starbridge Systems for comparing genomic data, the company said today.

 

Starbridge said that its Hypercomputer at the NCI runs the Smith Waterman algorithm, which is used to compare sets of genomic data, at particularly high speed.

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