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How automated workflows simplify NGS analysis

NGS Data Analysis Bottlenecks One of the biggest bottlenecks in next generation sequencing (NGS) today is data analysis, which is surprising considering that we have massive compute available at our fingertips, the available infrastructure to process thousands of...

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Meet Basepair at Bio-IT World 2019

Basepair will be at this year’s Bio-IT World Meet Basepair in Boston, MA from April 16-18, and connect with us to learn how you can run NGS analysis at scale. Our platform is trusted by top institutions such as Partners Healthcare, Harvard Medical School, NYU,...

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An Update From Basepair!

We at Basepair are thrilled to announce some very good news. We have been selected to participate in Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator’s Summer 2017 program for the next four months. This program entails 100,000 dollars of investments, a great working space, and...

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Faster sorting of BAM files: SAMtools vs sambamba

The performance of NGS alignment tools has continuously improved, but sorting the aligned data now takes more time than alignment. A big leap in sorting was recently initiated with SAMtools version 1.x, with support for parallel processing for sorting. We compared the...

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Basepair turns 2.0

Basepair was founded in direct response to the challenges I was personally facing with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) analysis while working at Harvard Medical School and other research institutions. NGS has witnessed a data deluge three times larger than Moore's...

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