The Future Impact of Sequencing Everyone

Michael McManus


As the use of genome sequencing becomes mainstream in clinical practice we are faced with the daunting realization of a future where we are “sequencing everyone”. What would it take to sequence 7.6 billion people on the planet? This presentation will describe a qualitative methodology to design the required systems for compute and storage as well as the energy usage to sequence 7.6 billion people.

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eResearch Australasia provides opportunities for delegates to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, understand and re-use information.

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