Navigation Links
Big genomics data, big scientific impact: New challenges for further development of life science
Date:11/28/2012

November 28, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, today announced its latest advances in the analysis, management and dissemination of "Big Genomics Data" at their 3rd bioinformatics software and data release conference. Released at the conference include new bioinformatics analysis pipelines and software, including SOAPhecate v2.5 and SOAPgaea, as well as an updated version of EasyGenomics, one cloud-based bioinformatics solution. Additionally, BGI's big-data journal GigaScience also provided an update on its integrated GigaDB database and reported on plans for its data analysis platform based on the Galaxy workflow system.

Genomics and next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies have revolutionized life sciences research. With the cost of DNA sequencing steadily plummeting in price, the amount of data generated with NGS technologies continues to grow at an unprecedented pace. This has led in recent years to an over 400,000% increase in daily sequencing data generation. In the age of "Big Genomics Data", the handling, storing and sharing of these tremendous volumes of data has become a significant research bottleneck.

For dealing with big data efficiently, BGI has integrated the Apache Hadoop MapReduce framework into algorithms for NGS analyses. Based on this framework, they have also developed two new algorithms: SOAP-Hecate and SOAP-Gaea. These algorithms are two of the key components of the flexible green cloud computing infrastructure at BGI for de novo Assembly and NGS Analysis. They have successfully been applied into analyzing the sequencing data in clinical and biological research with a fast turnaround time, high efficiency and low cost.

In the conference, Yan Li, Director of Bioinformatics Products from the BGI, announced a new version of distributed genome assembler SOAP-Hecate v2.5. This software not only outputs linearized sequences, but is also a flexible and easy-to-use platform t
'/>"/>

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Bridging the gap between genomics and education
2. Ontario Genomics Institute invests in validation of a novel protein interaction technology at U of T
3. New genomics study shows ancestry could help solve disease riddles
4. Physiological Genomics journal announces a major restructuring
5. 2 pioneering plant genomics efforts given a funding boost by National Science Foundation
6. ShanghaiBio Corporation Partners with Ingenuity Systems to Address Challenges in Analysis and Interpretation of Genomics Data
7. Elsevier launches new open access journal: Applied and Translational Genomics
8. The genomics symposium to boost the further development of cancer research
9. ACRG and BGI report findings from genomics research on recurrent hepatitis B virus integration
10. In search for a vaccine, IU biologist receives $2.3 million to explore chlamydia genomics
11. BGI, University of Helsinki and Wuhan University sign a MOU concerning cooperation on genomics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/10/2014)... 2014  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced plans ... of Medicine. Funding for this $50 million capital project ... be publicly launched next summer. The ... 60 series R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company complex, adjacent to ... immediately with plans to be ready to welcome medical ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... -- Tute Genomics, a leader in cloud-based solutions for genome ... led by UK-based Eurovestech. Peak Ventures and a number ... "We are at a pivotal time in ... seeks new approaches for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention ... and CEO of Tute Genomics. "One of the main ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 19, 2014  Earlier this year Donald Spector ... and one of the most prolific inventors in the ... transmitted from Smartphones to third party agencies. Spector envisioned ... one of the earliest known patents in this area. ... the military, child care, elder care and hospital applications. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 2Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 3Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 4Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 2Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 4
... article in Environmental Microbiology reveals that indigenous microbiota ... degrade crude oil. Scientists from the Estación Experimental ... Granada investigated in situ crude oil degradation after ... After a spill, hydrocarbons are subjected to physicochemical ...
... cancer of the mouth and throat, surgery is ... speech and swallowing dysfunction and external scarring. Researchers ... Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, have completed ... date ?that demonstrate the effective use of the ...
... advising breastfeeding moms that alcoholic beverages can improve their ... report that even moderate doses of alcohol affect the ... "This information is important for women," comments lead author ... drinking alcohol just to improve the quality or quantity ...
Cached Biology News:A hope for oil spill bioremediation 2Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified 2Two new retroviruses—transmitted from animals—identified 3Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones 2Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones 3
(Date:12/17/2014)... Based on the revenues gained ... market is dominated by four major players contributing ... These players include GE Healthcare (U.K.), Siemens AG ... , Full Report Copy at http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/surgical-imaging-market-210534462.html ... be attributed to its strong product portfolio, which ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Once more, EMAAR has selected BioShaft ... water treatment plant to phase one of BayLaSun, a ... years ago Bioshaft successfully supplied and operated a packaged ... towers with an occupancy of 900 residences. The ... per day and was signed on September 16th, 2014, ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Audacity, a leading California-based ... member of the Huntsworth Health Group, is proud to ... team. In her role, Gonzales will serve as Senior ... incredibly honored to welcome a talent of Jamie’s caliber ... Gaëtan Fraikin. “She is a proven healthcare innovation leader ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... of a Phase 2 study evaluating the investigational ... treatment of patients with severe, chronic itch who ... standard of care, including topical steroids and antihistamines. ... percent change in Visual Analog Scale (VAS) itch ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Global Refurbished Surgical Imaging Market by Product & Application is Estimated to Reach $1.25 Billion by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Audacity Welcomes Healthcare Communications Expert Jamie Gonzales as Senior Vice President of Client Services 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 3Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 4
... ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 8 PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced a date ... Company,s first quarter 2009 financial results will now be ... hosting a conference call to discuss its first quarter ...
... Biosolutions has announced that it will increase its C-Reactive ... Protein is a protein found in the blood that ... indicates an increased state of inflammation in the body. ... physical states including injury, fever and infection. Inflammation is ...
... host call and webcast today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern to ... , SAN DIEGO, May 7 Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, ... on the treatment of obesity, today announced unaudited financial results ... Months Ended March 31, 2009 , As of March ...
Cached Biology Technology:Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 3Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 4Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 5Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 6Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 7Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 8Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 9
Mouse Wnt-9b Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab Keywords: Wnt 9b Protein Family: Cancer Stem Cell Markers, Wnt Ligands...
One-step, microplate or cuvet, colorimetric, linear detection range 0.6 mM to 100 mM. Procedure: 2 min....
One-step, microplate or cuvet, colorimetric, linear detection range 6 mg/dL to 100mg/dL. Procedure: 15 min....
assays for phosphatase, lipase, nucleoside triphosphatases (ATPase, GTPase etc). HTS and follow up studies for phosphatase inhibitors. Quantitation of phosphate content in protein, lipids, and DNA....
Biology Products: