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Outsourcing of Big Data Analysis

"Many large drug companies have decided that big data informatics are not a core competency, and have elected to outsource this as a service" says David Shaywitz in The Atlantic

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Cloud will disrupt the outsourcing model

From time to time I read a paragraph in an article that chimes precisely with my own views. Although expressed more elegantly and succinctly than my own, such missives are admittedly self-affirming. Here's a case in point from Forbes' Joe McKendrick..

Grant awarded for Seabass genome

Singapore's National Research Foundation announced this week that it was awarding a grant to a project entitled "Increasing Singapore’s Food Fish Production Through Aquaculture Genomics R&D" (Principal Investigator: Prof. Laszlo Orban, Temasek..

Eagle Genomics sponsors BOSC 2011

CAMBRIDGE, 20th April 2010: Open Source software has flourished in the bioinformatics community for well over a decade. When the first BOSC (Bioinformatics Open Source Conference) was held in 2000, there were already a number of popular open source..

Cognizant and Eagle Genomics to Work with Pistoia Alliance to Develop a Cloud-based Platform for Streamlining Sequence Services

LONDON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing services, and Eagle Genomics Ltd., a bioinformatics software company specializing in genomic data..

Survey preliminary results

At the Eagle Genomics Symposium on Tuesday, our Technical Director Will Spooner presented preliminary results from the survey we ran in parallel with the registration process. Will is going to post a full analysis on this blog soon, but for now here..

Symposium success!

Well that went better than could be hoped for! The 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium ("Provisioning Bioinformatics For The Next Decade - Are We Prepared?") proceeded very smoothly with a wide variety of interesting talks and plenty of discussions and..

Symposium Abstract #8 - Matt Wood

This is the last of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". Here we will hear from Matt Wood, Technology Evangelist at Amazon Web Services. AWS..

Symposium Abstract #7 - Mick Watson

This is the seventh of the abstracts for talks being given at the 1st Eagle Genomics Symposium, "Provisioning Bioinformatics for the Next Decade - are we prepared?". Here we will hear from Mick Watson, Director at ARK Genomics. Mick will talk on the..

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