Initial focus of the collaboration by UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Seagate will be accelerating the analysis of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA)

EurekAlert! | August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019–Santa Cruz, CA — Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in data storage solutions, and the Genomics Institute and Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz announced today that they have entered into a multi-year, joint research and development agreement to accelerate genomics data analysis using computational storage technology.

The initial focus of this collaboration will be on accelerating the analysis of the Human Cell Atlas (HCA), a scientist-led initiative that has emerged as a collaborative federation of diverse experts to map every type of cell in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease.

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