Tuesday, 21 September 2010

The Broad’s Approach to Genome Sequencing (part II)

Bio-IT World | Since 2001, computer scientist Toby Bloom has been the head of informatics for the production sequencing group at the Broad Institute. Her team is the one that has to cope with the “data deluge” brought about by next-generation sequencing. Kevin Davies spoke with Bloom about her team’s operation, successes and ongoing challenges.

They have to deal with 0.5-1 terabases a day! That's a lot to handle!

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