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Lenovo, India research institute speed up cancer research via genetic analysis tool

A high-performance computing tool will address demanding genomics workloads.

India’s genome sequencing research institute, and technology firm, Lenovo, partnered to use a high-performance genetic analysis tool that will quicken cancer research.

Under the partnership, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) will use Lenovo’s high-performance Genomics Optimization and Scalability Tool (GOAST) architecture which will resolve demanding genomic sequencing workloads and help researchers find faster insights.

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With this, CSIR-IGIB deployed a 28-node system, which is the largest GOAST installation in India. Also, a faster pace of research allows CSIR-IGIB to improve their understanding of diseases like cancer and search for better treatments that will enhance patient outcomes.

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GOAST will back research initiatives such as those focused on finding potential genetic roots of cancer. 

“For example, researchers can compare cancer genomes against a standard reference genome to identify potential germline mutations (passed directly from a parent to a child) that can trigger or advance cancer development in humans,” read the statement.

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