JGI’s Darren Platt 'Forges' Ahead to Address Bioinformatics for Next-Gen Sequence Data | GenomeWeb
As next-generation sequencing instruments gain traction in the market, a number of research groups are busy developing new assembly algorithms and analysis tools to handle the unique challenges of the data coming off these machines.
 
One such effort, at the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute, is using a whole-genome shotgun assembly program called Forge to assemble reads from 454 Life Sciences’ Genome Sequencer.
 

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