Autism Gene Analysis Moves to Cloud

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  • June 18 2014, 8:07am EDT

Autism Speaks will use the Google Cloud Platform to better manage and analyze its library of genomic information on persons with autism and their families.

The platform will support the Autism Speaks Ten Thousand Genomes Program (AUT10K) to sequence the entire genome of 10,000 individuals in families with autism. The organization has the largest collection of autism-related DNA samples, which is cross-referenced with anonymous behavioral and medical information, according to a recent announcement.

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