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As part of the 2008 Bio-IT World Expo and Conference, Chris Dagdigian will present an updated version of his well received "Trends from the Trenches" talk first presented at the 2007 Harvard Biomedical HPC Leadership Summit. From the abstract: This talk will review some of the...

On Monday, April 28, 2008 BioTeam will be hosting a 1-day workshop covering the data movement and management issues that many early adopters of next-gen sequencing instruments are beginning to encounter. BioTeam has been on the frontlines of next-generation sequencing integration, having helped several organizations with the unique next-gen IT, storage, and data management challenges. This workshop will present real-world customer experiences straight from the trenches. You’ll get practical information about the analysis, assessment, design, implementation, testing, and support needed to bring a research organization from technology adoption to publication in the next-gen world. This informative session will feature special guest speakers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Broad Institute, Cornell University Biotechnology Resource Center, Harvard-Lipper Center for Computational Genetics, Naval Medical Research Center, and Intel, as well company representatives from Applied Biosystems, Helicos, Illumina, and Roche. Event Information: April 28, 2008 8am - 4pm Boston, Massachusetts USA http://www.bio-itworldexpo.com/workshops.asp

A few years ago, having gained familiarity with various microarray platforms, I figured out how to run my own DNA and extract the details. By cataloguing my single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), I knew 500,000 facts about myself, but had no idea about their implications. As...

Short video guide to configuring a Grid Engine "all users treated equally" fairshare resource allocation and scheduling policy. This is a soundless screen recording....

Buying CPUs by the hour is back. Marketing apparently decided that ‘On Demand’ sounds pushy and ‘Utility’ and ‘Grid’ are too rigid. This time it will be called a ‘Cloud’, and it will be running inside Amazon.com....

At the 2007 Grid Engine Workshop in Germany, Chris Dagdigian delivered a non-technical talk for the SGE project leaders explaining why he chose Platform LSF for a consulting project....