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I recently had the opportunity to present a brief overview of some of the work that BioTeam has been doing with the New York Genome Center.  The format was a "webinar," sponsored by Aspera and hosted by Bio-IT World.   I spoke briefly about the data motion...

Over the past few years, many life science organizations have dabbled in cloud computing and explored infrastructure-as-a-service, with varying degrees of enthusiasm and commitment. But one Connecticut company has decided to go for broke—transferring its entire IT infrastructure onto the Amazon cloud. ...

We have been working behind the scenes with our friends at Life Technologies since the release of the awesome semi-conductor based sequencing machine the Ion Torrent PGM. Life Tech is putting up $1M prizes in a series of Grand Challenges. Recently we recorded a short...

Note: Depending on how you found this post, it might be helpful to understand our own personal & professional biases. We are bioinformatics and HPC types specializing in life sciences, not people trying to build the next twitter or facebook. What we care about when...

For the 2009 BioIT World Conference in Europe I was invited with short notice to give a 60 minute talk centering on practical Cloud approaches for life science organizations. The talk was not really technical in nature and had to hit a huge number of...

Talk slides from Chris Dagdigian's presentation "Utility Computing for Cynics" at the 2009 NYC stop of the Amazon AWS StartUp Tour can be downloaded here: 2009-NYC-AWS-BioTeam A few pictures from the event are posted below. It was a great event, standing room only for all of the...