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HIMSS Insights speaks to Mikel Hernaez, director of computational genomics at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois, who is part of a standardisation initiative, in which the Moving Picture Expert Group (MPEG) and the ISO Technical Committee 276 are joining forces: “Our goal is to produce MPEG-G, a…read more
We are pleased to announce that GenomSoft parent company GenomSys has been selected in the Bilan/UBS “50 Swiss startups in which to invest 2019”. For the 7th year, the French-speaking Swiss reference for business news Bilan and its partners (Startupticker, Innosuisse, BioAlps, CleantechAlps, Innovaud, MassChallenge, Kickstart…) are publishing the annual special print issue “50 Swiss…read more
On February 15th Mikel Hernaez, the current Director for Computational Genomics at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) will speak about the ISO-based MPEG-G standard for genomic information representation at the Compression Workshop 2019 at Stanford University. The MPEG-G standardization project is the largest coordinated international effort to specify a compressed data format that enables large-scale genomic data processing, transport, and sharing.read more
GenomSys ranks 27th in the Eurostars programme ranking out of 287 eligible applications by SMEs covering all scientific disciplines. GenomSys will lead the consortium formed by SeqOne, the Institute of Medical Genomics (IMEGEN) and The Pirbright Institute, focusing on the MPEG-G algorithm implementation. SeqOne focuses on the integration of MPEG-G in the currently available software…read more
La start-up Suisse GenomSys sera présente au GA4GH (Global Alliance for Genomics and Health) Connect à Bâle, qui dévoilera son plan de partage de données génomiques dans le monde d’ici 2022. La start-up GenomSys a été fondée en 2016 par Claudio Alberti et elle est soutenue par Preon Capital, le family office genevois de l’entrepreneur…read more
“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 FASTQ and BAM, at the same time preserving genotyping…read more