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A first look at GATK4 on the Seven Bridges Platform


Genomics, Platform

One of the big take-away messages from the Bio-It World Conference this year was the Broad Institute’s announcement that they plan to fully open source their GATK4 software. By transitioning to a BSD 3-Clause licence, GATK4 becomes fully open for commercial use without a separate commercial licence, which should particularly

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Identifying viral sequences in TCGA data using Kraken and Centrifuge


Genomics, Science

Image adapted from Kim et al. Genome Res. 26, 1721–1729 (2016). Next-Generation Sequencing has opened up the field of metagenomics. In metagenomic studies, a sample often contains a complex ecosystem of different microorganisms. The key challenge in these experiments is disentangling the identities of unknown species from millions of sequencing reads. Bioinformatic tools for metagenomics are designed to

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Simons Genome Diversity Project now available on the Platform and CGC


Cancer Genomics Cloud, Genomics, Platform, Seven Bridges News, Useful Data

We’ve just announced the availability of the Simons Genome Diversity Project (SGDP) dataset on our Platform and Cancer Genomics Cloud. In keeping with Seven Bridges’ mission to colocalize data and analysis tools on the cloud, anyone with an internet connection can now explore SGDP’s 35TB of data. One way to

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