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At-scale Genomic Data Compression, Storage, and Access Using PetaGene on AWS: Reference Architecture

Analysis of large-scale genomic data is the foundation for developing new treatments that make personalized medicine a reality. However, access to these multi-petabyte datasets brings challenges in terms of managing storage and compute infrastructure. The scale and flexibility of AWS resources are ideal for such projects. AWS has developed a Reference Architecture for compression and […]

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AWS re:Invent 2019 – Healthcare and life sciences industry recap

With over 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent, it can be hard for any technologist to keep track of the most relevant information for Healthcare and Life Science (HCLS) workloads. Explore the below recap of information important for HCLS customers and links to the top re:Invent breakout sessions. Top […]

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Building a scalable image processing pipeline for image-based transcriptomics

The below post was written by guest author Shannon Axelrod, Senior Software Engineer at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), the science team’s goal is to support the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of this century. In particular, the organization […]

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Genomics Webinar: Improving the diagnosis of infectious diseases with microbial genomic analysis

The discovery of microbial cell-free DNA has propelled the introduction of new technologies that can be leveraged for next-generation diagnostic assays. Previously inaccessible genomic information can now be comprehensively surveyed for microorganisms, all from a single blood draw. This webinar will outline how infectious disease testing firm Karius analyzes microbial cell-free DNA data through novel […]

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Genomic pathogen surveillance using Nextflow on AWS

The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance (CGPS) is based at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge and The Big Data Institute, University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The Centre hopes to enable the linking and real-time interpretation of data globally to track pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in a cost-effective manner. Using AWS CloudFormation and AWS […]

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