Topic: Bioinformatics

Nisha Mulakken is advancing COVID-19 R&D and mentoring the next generation. “The opportunities we are exposed to early in our careers can shape the limits we place on ourselves and our approaches to challenges we encounter throughout our careers,” she says.

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Computing’s fourth annual Developer Day was held as a virtual event on July 30 with 8 speakers and 90 participants.

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Marisa Torres, software developer with LLNL’s Global Security Computing Applications Division, combines her love of biology with coding.

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LibRom is a library designed to facilitate Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) based Reduced Order Modeling (ROM).

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The Livermore Metagenomic Analysis Toolkit (LMAT) is a genome sequencing technology that helps accelerate the comparison of genetic fragments with reference genomes and improve the accuracy of the results as compared to previous technologies. It tracks approximately 25 billion short sequences and is currently being evaluated for potential operational use in global biosurveillance and microbial forensics by various federal agencies.

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