The world of rapid DNA sequencing has come a long way. I talk to Martin Smith about his work with Nanopore, building clusters of computers to process DNA data and venomous creatures from Australia.
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Not sure yet. We (@Hasindu2008) previously crashed our other NAS feeding this swarm. It had similar specs, but 12x HDD in RAID 1+0. Waiting on some SFP+ cables before we can stress test. pic.twitter.com/nc32lV4e1V
— Martin A. Smith (@martinalexsmith) October 5, 2018
Some discounted spots left for our @nanopore workshop in a few days, sequencing this beast!!
— Martin A. Smith (@martinalexsmith) March 17, 2019
— Martin A. Smith (@martinalexsmith) February 8, 2019
— Martin A. Smith (@martinalexsmith) February 20, 2019
The #AustralianReptilePark milks #funnelweb venom to make antivenom, which saves dozens each year. Deadly, yet it's genome is a black box. Come aequence it and master @nanopore at the @GarvanInstitute on March 20-21 https://t.co/XuPynkywKL pic.twitter.com/Z3akH83O8P
— Martin A. Smith (@martinalexsmith) March 10, 2019