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The case for cloud computing in genome informatics

Lincoln D Stein

Author Affiliations

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, ON M5G 0A3, Canada

Genome Biology 2010, 11:207  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-5-207

Published: 5 May 2010

Abstract

With DNA sequencing now getting cheaper more quickly than data storage or computation, the time may have come for genome informatics to migrate to the cloud.