Big data vs real world technology

Big data vs real world technology

  It is now well understood that “Genomics” is inextricably linked with “Big Data”.  Designing high performance computing clusters, storage solutions for petabytes of data, bioinformatic training and research, are now considered a vital part of delivering genomic medicine.  Exciting…

How can gene testing help to treat and prevent cancer?

How can gene testing help to treat and prevent cancer?

Gene testing is getting faster and cheaper. Tests can be carried out at a fraction of the cost, in a fraction of the time, compared to just a few years ago. These improvements mean far more people with cancer will…

The potential of cancer genomics - WIRED 2013

The potential of cancer genomics – WIRED 2013

I had the privilege of speaking at the WIRED 2013 conference in London. This is an annual two-day event celebrating the ‘ideas, innovations and people reshaping our world’. A range of diverse people each speak for 15 minutes. I found…

Blogging for the Blogoblivious

Blogging for the Blogoblivious

Until recently, I knew nothing of the millions of blogs being read everyday, and blogging held little attraction for me either as a consumer, commenter or provider. So what has changed? A few of my realisations are listed below. None…