VT Researchers Win $100K Nvidia Award to Create Cancer Mutation Identification Platform | GenomeWeb

Two researchers from Virginia Tech have won an award from the Nvidia Foundation to create a genome analysis platform that will make it easier for researchers to identify cancer mutations.

The researchers, Wu Feng and David Mittelman, will use GPU-accelerated alignment and mapping software in combination with sensitive mutation detection methods to deliver "an optimized and powerful solution" for cancer genome analysis that other investigators can build upon.

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