...at SuperComputing 2015 conference in Austin, Texas.
Sunday, November 15th 2015 from 9:00am to 12:30pm
Scroll for the proposed schedule...
Genomic sequencing is one of the most vital biological tasks today because of its promise to (1) improve human health through precision medicine, (2) discover sustainable sources of energy, and (3) help us better understand our world. This workshop is dedicated to discovering how to leverage HPC know-how to improve important biological processing that is critically dependent on a scalable compute and data infrastructure. We will also discuss some of the “human factors” that are necessary to glue the distinct computational, research and data components together. The ability to collaborate productively across disciplines is clearly an important component of advancing scientific throughput. We aim to help support the acceleration of scientific progress and innovation by spurring interdisciplinary understanding through human interaction.
Our goal is to build an interdisciplinary community of biologists, computer and computational scientists in order to identify and work towards solving joint short- and long-term challenges in managing data and computations in genomic analytics piplines. We want to provide a forum where we can leverage state-of-the-art technologies and our collective efforts to improve the field. Many traditional HPC centers are learning to adapt to the diverse workload of genomic sequencing and many biologists are discovering the advantages that HPC can bring to their research. By sharing our diverse experiences and common concerns, we can reduce duplication and leverage our joint efforts to drive towards overall progress in this field.