cloud computing

Some of the metrics used for the PrecisionFDA challenges have begun making their way into broader use, and additional competitions are planned.

AWS joins Google Cloud in supporting STRIDES, a nascent NIH program aimed at reducing barriers to large-scale biomedical data analysis via cloud computing.

Some partners are implementing their solutions on the Azure cloud while others will accept output from Microsoft's genomics pipeline as input into their solutions.

The institutions will develop a cloud-based storage and compute infrastructure for unrestricted and controlled-access data and metadata from NHGRI's projects.

The sequencing giant is migrating its BaseSpace analytics products to AWS in hopes of simplifying user adoption and rapidly expanding its library of curated content.

The new hardware expands Garvan's current system so that it can better support large-scale whole-genome and single-cell sequencing initiatives.

UCSD plans to expand the Metabolomics Workbench to include a wide range of clinical trials data including demographics and trial protocols.

OmniTier claims that CompStor performs comparably to standard alignment-based methods but may be a more affordable solution for customers with limited budgets.

The STRIDES program aims to establish industry partnerships to provide NIH researchers access to cost-effective computational infrastructure, tools, and services.

Built by two of the creators of Nextflow, former Techstars company Lifebit makes scaleable genomic analysis technology that runs in the cloud.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.