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Dell Technologies Capital, newly out of stealth, invested in Edico Genome because it believes whole-genome sequencing is almost ready to take off on a wide scale.

Sequencing IT developer Edico said it will use the funding to build out its Dragen bioinformatics processor and step up marketing efforts.

The combined product includes Edico’s Dragen bioinformatics processor integrated into a Dell server, as well as Dell EMC’s Isilon storage.

Dell plans to begin allowing clinical customers to store genomic datasets alongside patients' medical imaging data this spring.

The High Performance Computing Solution for Genomics is a pre-configured computer hardware platform specifically designed for clinical genomic analysis.

The funding will be used to optimize a high-performance computing infrastructure for the analysis and storage of genetic data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Dell, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, and Terascala will provide the National Cancer Institute with a high performance computing system, programming applications, expertise, and software to support genomics research projects, TGen said today.

This week, Terascala said that it has released a new version of the Intelligent Storage Bridge (ISB), a high-performance data-movement appliance which the company first introduced last fall to help its customers, especially those in the genomics arena, move large quantities of da

DNAnexus has launched a developer program that offers bioinformaticians and software engineers the technical and support resources needed to create and integrate data analysis applications on its platform.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Dell said this week that it is providing funding and a private cloud infrastructure to support pediatric cancer research using gene-expression profiling and, eventually, next-generation sequencing.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.