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Microsoft lands cloud genomics infrastructure deal with UC Santa Cruz

By Nick Paul Taylor Microsoft ($MSFT) has captured a little corner of the market for cloud genomics infrastructure. The deal sees the IT giant make its Azure cloud computing platform available to UC Santa Cruz Genomics, which plans to use the system to support its …

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UCSC genomics center awarded $11 million NIH grant

By Kara Guzman SANTA CRUZ >> The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11 million grant to UC Santa Cruz for a new center facilitating the sharing of large amounts of genetic data. The Center for Big Data in Translational Genomics will be a …