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Enabling portable, reproducible, and scalable biomedical data analysis using Rabix Composer and CWL v1.0

We are excited to announce the release of version 1.0 of Rabix Composer, our integrated development environment for creating bioinformatics tools and workflows, and of support for Common Workflow Language (CWL) v1.0 on the Seven Bridges Platform! For an introduction to Rabix Composer and CWL, we encourage you to read …

Written by Adrian Sharma & Liz Williams

Reducing bioinformatic analysis costs with AWS Spot instances

Although genome sequencing costs have dropped dramatically over the past few years, analyzing large amounts of genomic data remains expensive. As the scale of genomic projects continues to grow, cost-efficient bioinformatic analysis is key to gaining insight from the estimated 100 million to 2 billion human genomes that will be …

Written by Jessica Lau

Custom interactive analysis on all Seven Bridges environments

This week we released Data Cruncher, an interactive analysis tool available on the Seven Bridges Platform, Cancer Genomics Cloud, and Cavatica. By enabling researchers to apply custom scripts in JupyterLab to data stored in the cloud, Data Cruncher supports interactive and collaborative bioinformatic analysis at scale. Bringing custom interactive analysis to the cloud Although some […]

Written by Jessica Lau

Cavatica wins Bio-IT People’s Choice Award

Cavatica is the data sharing platform for pediatric disease Seven Bridges and our partners at The Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) and the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) were honored with a Bio-IT World People’s Choice award for Cavatica, the collaborative analysis and data sharing platform for pediatric diseases. This award follows Seven Bridges’ previous Best […]

Written by Patrick

The Seven Bridges Platform on AWS Frankfurt

Late last year we successfully launched the Seven Bridges Platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Frankfurt Region. By making the Platform available on AWS in Frankfurt, we now offer a simpler and faster way for our customers to access and analyze data generated in Europe. With an account on Seven Bridges in …

Written by Nick

Price reductions on AWS mean reduced billing for users

As a provider of cloud-based biomedical data analysis services, we are aware that our users compare the long-term storage costs of cloud computing relative to local storage. Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced price reductions for both S3 and Glacier cloud storage. Seven Bridges passes through cloud computing and storage …

Written by Nick

Seven Bridges Platform Integration with SolveBio

Yesterday we announced the integration of the Seven Bridges Platform for cloud-based biomedical data analysis with SolveBio. This integration enables biotech and pharmaceutical researchers to seamlessly transition from the analysis of large NGS datasets to clinical analysis and interpretation, speeding the progress of their precision medicine initiatives. The integration is available …

Written by Nick

Cancer Genomics Cloud wins Bio-IT World Best of Show

The Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud (CGC) has won the Best of Show award for Informatics Tools and Data Analytics at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, held at Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA . This award is judged by a panel of experts from academia and industry; this …

Written by Nick

Welcome to the Cancer Genomics Cloud

Welcome to the Seven Bridges Cancer Genomics Cloud. Early access for researchers starts today. The CGC helps scientists by hosting one of the world’s largest genomic datasets — The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) — together with the analytical tools and computational resources needed to analyze it, on a secure, cloud-based …

Written by Brandi

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