Advancements in sequencing technology and per sample cost reductions are driving rapid adoption of NGS by labs all over the world. Complementary software solutions are a critical enabler for raw data processing and biological discovery, and new cloud-based platforms provide scalability and ease of use. In this webinar, learn how IBM Aspera and BlueBee offer secure and compliant cloud data analysis solutions to meet existing and emerging needs in genomics.

If your organisation develops breakthrough treatments, or has global researchers with labs and medical facilities – they need to quickly process, analyze and securely share large volumes of scientific & clinical research data. As the leader in bulk data movement, IBM Aspera helps life sciences companies accelerate their R&D with superfast, secure big data transfers to and from anywhere in the world.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • How to achieve distributed genomics applications with a unified solution
  • Achieving data compliance for GDPR, other country-specific regulations and the upcoming IVDR
  • How a core, robust platform may be efficiently configured to achieve your unique data flow and ecosystem

When: Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Time: 10am EDT / 3pm BST / 4pm CEST
The webinar will be available on-demand after this date.

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Speakers:

Pierre Bourbon PhD, Head of Solutions Development, BlueBee

Pierre Bourbon is a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology with track record in academic research on molecular mechanisms of tumor angiogenesis and metastasis suppression. Pierre has worked in Application Support roles for the Diagnostic and Genomics Group at Agilent Technologies, building a wealth of experience in defining, deploying and distributing Bioinformatics pipelines in varied application contexts such as target enrichment, RNA-Seq or Methyl-Seq. In his current role Pierre is applying his acquired experience to industrializing the deployment of varied robust, cost-efficient and distributed Pipelines and Solutions for BlueBee customers.

James Wilson, Director of Engineering, IBM Aspera

James leads engineering for the IBM Aspera on Cloud offering, which powers collaboration, delivery, automation, monitoring, and advanced infrastructure administration capabilities for the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, leveraging Aspera’s powerful data transport technology to provide transport-as-a-service capabilities in 33 data centers across the four major clouds. His technical expertise includes scalable containerized microservice-based systems, multicloud architecture, systems engineering, networking, and continuous delivery. Prior to his life at Aspera, he was involved in building private cloud solutions in the telecom industry. Outside of work, James enjoys mentoring youth in pursuing STEM careers and collecting vintage computers.                

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