UMD Team Creates GPU-Enabled Version of MUMmer to Tackle Next-Gen Sequence Data | GenomeWeb
A bioinformatics research team at the University of Maryland has turned to technology originally developed for the gaming community to help analyze vast amounts of short-read data from next-generation sequencing instruments.
UMD’s Michael Schatz and colleagues have exploited an emerging trend in the IT community in which developers are harnessing 3D graphics hardware called graphics processing units to accelerate a range of applications.

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