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Towards Data Grids for Microarray Expression Profiles
Appeared in: The Third International Life Science Grid Workshop 2006 (LSGrid2006), Riken Institute, Japan (http://www.lsgrid.org/2006/)
Field of Science: Bioinformatics
Abstract: The UK DTI funded Biomedical Research Informatics De- livered by Grid Enabled Services (BRIDGES) project developed a Grid infrastructure through which research into the genetic causes of hyper- tension could be supported by scientists within the large Wellcome Trust funded Cardiovascular Functional Genomics project. The BRIDGES project had a focus on developing a compute Grid and a data Grid infrastruc- ture with security at its heart. Building on the work within BRIDGES, the BBSRC funded Grid enabled Microarray Expression Profile Search (GEMEPS) project plans to provide an enhanced data Grid infrastruc- ture to support richer queries needed for the discovery and analysis of microarray data sets, also based upon a fine-grained security infrastruc- ture. This paper outlines the experiences gained within BRIDGES and outlines the status of the GEMEPS project, the open challenges that remain and plans for the future.
Keywords: e-Science, Grid, Bioinformatics, Microarray
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