• Smart Data Management in the Race toward Effective Vaccines

    Jan 20 | Bio-IT World | As vaccines for the novel coronavirus are starting to be rolled out across the world, all eyes are on the scientific community. Demand for novel therapeutics is higher today than ever before and will continue to be in the future. Whether you’re a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) or a vaccine manufacturer, smart data strategy is critical More
  • Dan Stanzione On Supercomputers, Pandemic Computing, and Predicting Hardware Needs

    Jan 19 | Bio-IT World | TRENDS FROM THE TRENCHES—Dan Stanzione has been working at the Texas Advanced Computing Center in Austin for three quarters of its 19-year tenure. Now the executive director and associate vice president of research, Stanzione runs TACC as both the research computing arm of the University of Texas as well as an independent National Science Foundation-funded supercomputing center. He sat down with Stan Gloss to talk about big compute, pandemics, and technology trends. More
  • Oxford Nanopore, NVIDIA Partner on GPU-Powered PromethION

    Jan 15 | Bio-IT World | Oxford Nanopore Technologies and NVIDIA announced a collaboration this week to integrate the NVIDIA DGX Station A100 into Oxford Nanopore’s ultra-high throughput sequencing system, PromethION. Partnering the NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPU technology with the PromethION device aims to deliver the world’s most powerful sequencer that supports real-time analyses at scale and can also analyze any length fragment of DNA/RNA. More
  • PacBio: Year of Expansion, Whole-Genome Clinical Goals

    Jan 15 | Bio-IT World | At the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference yesterday, PacBio’s new CEO, laid out a route to the clinic for PacBio’s HiFi sequencing reads, and set a 2021 goal of expansion across the business: improving commercial footprint, driving product development pipelines, and establishing market leadership in whole-genome clinical sequencing. More
  • Novel, Short Form of ACE2, AI Learns ‘Language’ of Viral Mutations, Odd Structure of ORF8: COVID-19 Updates

    Jan 14 | Bio-IT World I Single-dose nanoparticle vaccine triggers strong immune response in mice, mapping the unique structure of SARS-CoV-2 ORF8 protein, COVID-19 may eventually become as mild as common cold. Plus: Human lung bronchioalveolar tissue model successfully demonstrates viral replication along with potential therapy and mitochondria one of the first lines of defense. More
  • 10x Genomics’ Million Cell Platform, High Def Spatial Transcriptomics, More

    Jan 14 | Bio-IT World | Serge Saxonov, CEO and co-founder of 10x Genomics, painted a rosy picture of the future of single-cell technologies at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. And 10x has the product suite to enable that future, including a new version of the Chromium platform, a higher resolution version of the Visium platform, a coming In Situ platform, a wider rollout of the 10x Cloud, and new tools to address sample prep and cost. More
  • PacBio, Invitae Announce Plans To Build New Sequencing Platform

    Jan 13 | Bio-IT World | Pacific Biosciences and Invitae today announced a multi-year collaboration to begin development of a production-scale high-throughput sequencing platform leveraging the power of PacBio’s highly accurate HiFi sequencing to expand Invitae’s whole genome testing capabilities. More
  • Reversing The Aging Clock With Epigenetic Reprogramming

    Jan 13 | Bio-IT World | As aging researchers are aware, “birthday candles are not a good guide” to either human health or longevity. But there is an abundance of clues in the genome and, as suggested by studies in animals, some of age-related damage is reversible by removing or reprogramming problematic cells or blocking the activity of key proteins. More
  • Illumina at JPM: Cloud Analytics Platform, More Diagnostics Focus, Sequencing Updates To Come

    Jan 11 | Bio-IT World | At the 39th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco today, Illumina CEO Francis deSouza outlined Illumina’s take on the genomics market, made partnership announcements, and launched Illumina Connected Analytics, an expanding software analytics platform. deSouza did not announce any new sequencing platforms, though he teased updates coming in 2021. More
  • Seqster Releases v7.1 on Azure

    Jan 11 | Bio-IT World | Kicking off news from the J.P. Morgan 39th Annual Healthcare Conference, Seqster announced the release of Seqster Platform v7.1 on the Microsoft Azure cloud this morning. More
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