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DDN Announces Winners of the 2015 Pioneer Awards

Today DDN announced the winners of the 2015 Pioneer User Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate visionary individuals, organizations and/or multiple people who are embracing leading-edge high performance computing technologies to shatter long-standing technical limits and to accelerate business results and scientific insights.

Video: End to End Infrastructure Design for Large Scale Genomics

In this video from the DDN User Group at SC15, Kevin Behn from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology presents: End to End Infrastructure Design for Large Scale Genomics. “HudsonAlpha has generated major discoveries that impact disease diagnosis and treatment, created intellectual property, fostered biotechnology companies and expanded the number of biosciences-literate people, many of whom will take their place among the future life sciences workforce. Additionally, HudsonAlpha has created one of the world’s first end-to-end genomic medicine programs to diagnose rare disease. Genomic research, educational outreach, clinical genomics and economic development: each of these mission areas advances the quality of life.”

Genomics and HPC

Genome sequencing is a technology that can takes advantage of the growing capability of todays ‘ modern HPC systems. Dell is leading the charge in the area of personalized medicine by providing highly tuned systems to perform genomic sequencing and data management. The whitepaper, The InsideHPC Guide to Genomic is a overview of how Dell is providing state-of-the-art solutions to the life science industry.

Job of the Week: HPC Modeling and Optimization Postdoc at LANL

Los Alamos National Lab is seeking an HPC Modeling and Optimization Postdoc in our Job of the Week.

DDN Storage Speeds Genome Sequencing at University of Miami

Today DDN announced that the University of Miami’s Center for Computational Science (CCS) has deployed high-performance, DDN GS12K scale-out file storage to speed scientific discoveries and boost collaboration with researchers around the world. CCS maintains one of the largest centralized academic cyberinfrastructures in the country, which fuels vital and critical discoveries in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, gastrointestinal cancer, paralysis and climate modeling as well as marine and atmospheric science research.

Inova Powers Genomics with SGI

Today SGI announced that Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has selected the company’s supercomputing solutions to enable researchers to obtain insights from its premier genomic databases. With the ability to diagnose patients with more accuracy and speed, ITMI will enable a higher level of treatment and care for the diverse population it serves.

Dell’s GDAP Delivers an Integrated Genomic Processing Infrastructure

Dell has teamed with Intel to create innovative solutions that can accelerate the research, diagnosis and treatment of diseases through personalized medicine. The combination of leading-edge CPUs from Intel and the systems and storage expertise from Dell create a state-of-the-art solution that is easy to install, manage and expand as required.

Success Stories in Personalized Medicine

Universities and hospitals like TGen and NMTRC are seeing an entirely new reality in patient care leveraging HPC clusters. Here are some success stories on on advances in personalized medicine.

HPC Helps Solve Challenges of Personalized Medicine

A number of challenges exist for both the wider adoption of technologies that can impede personalized medicine workflows and the implementation of such systems. Learn more on how companies like Dell and Intel are delivering complete integrated genomic processing infrastructure.

Benefits HPC Brings to Genomics

Besides the obvious benefits to individuals, who will receive more targeted diagnosis and treatment, organizations that implement or contribute to personalized medicine can expect a number of benefits.