The Medical College of Wisconsin's Human and Molecular Genetics Center chose to consolidate its genomic data processing, analysis, and archiving onto Isilon's X-Series system.
MPI will use the X-Series storage system to consolidate project-related home directories, file shares, and scientific data archives into a single storage resource, Isilon said.
Isilon is helping NCGR link its eight Illumina Genome Analyzers into a centralized data storage resource.
The firms said that they aim to eliminate bottlenecks in high-throughput sequencing workflows.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.