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The countdown is on!

Thanks to the support from friends, family and super sponsors, I’ve been able to reach my fundraising goal to get to ISA World Junior Surf Titles in Portugal! 391 more words

Mapping Your Reads: damapper

OK, so there are over 100 different read mappers out there.  Why another one?  First, its faster than all the rest on long noisy reads while being equally sensitive to the best, second, because it uses a chain model of alignments that accounts for and reveals the frequent drop outs in quality within a Pacbio read, and third, because it actually estimates and reports those regions of reads that involve repeat elements and their approximate copy number in the genome to which they are being mapped.  1,426 more words

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Computing Insight UK 2016

Save the date: 14-15 December 2016
Location: Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, UK

STFC are lining up an exciting programme of speakers for you at CIUK 2016, ready to highlight the way high performance computing, data-centric and cognitive technologies are accelerating research, boosting business and changing the world around us. 43 more words


SparkFlex launch script

In my last update, I wrote about what I call SparkFlex, a better way than my old method of launching Spark jobs on a Grid Engine based HPC cluster. 1,602 more words


Prayer for Growth

Sunday 24 July we will hear from St. Luke 11:1-13 and Jesus teaching on prayer and particularly through the Lord’s Prayer. The sermon will link regular prayer, the Lord’s Prayer and the Prayer for Growth at St. 53 more words