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Google Genomics: Qwik Start

Google Genomics: Qwik Start

30 minutes Free

GSP143

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

Google Genomics helps the life science community organize the world’s genomic information and make it accessible and useful. Big genomic data is here today, with petabytes rapidly growing toward exabytes. Google Genomics is an API that is part of Google Cloud Platform. Through this and other add-ons, you can apply the same technologies that power Google Search and Maps to securely store, process, explore, and share large, complex datasets.

In this lab you’ll learn how to run a pipeline that uses the Cloud Genomics Pipelines API to create an index file (BAI file) from a large binary file containing DNA sequences (BAM file).

Prerequisites

This is an introductory level lab that shows you the basics of setting up and using this GCP service. It assumes little or no prior experience with Google Genomics.

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