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The Desperate Quest for Genomic Compression Algorithms

IEEE SPECTRUM, 22 August 2018   IEEE Spectrum magazine features an in-depth review of the current status of genomic data compression saying that “unless researchers solve the looming data storage problem, biomedical science could stagnate”. MPEG-G Standard is mentioned to say that “Fortunately, work on a compression standard for genomic sequencing [...]

By | 2018-08-31T08:28:40+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

The Genomics Bottleneck: Who holds the solution?

The Hutch Report, June 2018 The Hutch Report - Genomics "One thousand petabytes of genomic data are already being stored worldwide, and the aggregate cost of genomic storage is expected to grow from US $0.5 billion today to US $5 billion by 2021. There will be a need to reduce the footprint of genomic datasets in [...]

By | 2018-08-31T08:51:26+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments