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2013-10-07 08:25:41

DDN's Unrivaled Performance and Throughput Helps Leading Research Institute Evaluate Surge of DNA Sequencing Data to Uncover Causes of Genetic and Infectious Diseases SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts -- To accelerate advancements in biomedical research, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, a charitably funded genomic research center based in the United Kingdom, has deployed DataDirect Networks (DDN) high-performance storage as part of...

2012-05-29 06:24:33

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To speed progress against cancer and other diseases, the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project today announced the largest-ever release of comprehensive human cancer genome data for free access by the global scientific community. The amount of information released more than doubles the volume of high-coverage, whole genome data currently available from all human genome sources combined. This...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX) announced today that the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has developed a catalog of structural genomic changes in almost 800 cancer cell lines using the company's Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0. Cancer cell lines are invaluable reagents in analyzing the molecular biology of the disease as well as important tools in developing new healing methods. The core set of cancer cell lines developed by the Cancer Genome Project includes samples from most types of...