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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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UC Santa Cruz to lead effort to build a new map of human genetic variation

By Tim Stephens Researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute have received a grant for up to $1 million from the Simons Foundation to develop a comprehensive map of human genetic variation. The Human Genome Variation Map will be a critical new resource for …