The Vital-IT HPC and the Swiss-Prot group

Laurent Falquet

Abstract


http://www.vital-it.ch/

Biomedical research requires increasing computing power to analyse the huge amounts of data researchers accumulate using high-throughput technologies. However computing power itself is not sufficient, the joint knowledge and expertise of qualified bioinformaticians, statisticians, and IT specialists is essential to provide an efficient support to large-scale projects in biology. Vital-IT is a High Performance Center dedicated to support biological projects within Switzerland. In conjunction with the Swiss-Prot group in Geneva, it forms a unique entity providing both infrastructure and a set of experts in all fields required by modern biology projects. A few examples of genome assembly projects are presented.

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Relevant Web sites
4. http://www.vital-it.ch/
5. http://www.isb-sib.ch/


Keywords


next generation sequencing; COST; Vital-IT

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14806/ej.17.B.259

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