SANBI takes top honours at ROD2012

Two of SANBI’s students received top honours at the recent 2012 UWC Science Faculty Post-Graduate Research Open Day (ROD2012). PhD student Imogen Wright from the HIV Evolution group at SANBI received the first prize for her oral presentation on the use of graphical processing units (GPUs) for the generation of biologically relevant multiple sequence alignments. […]

SANBI’s private cloud manages computation and students

Researchers at the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) South African National Bioinformatics Institute (SANBI) have come up with a way of stopping the endless cycle of individual computer hardware purchases, while still ensuring that researchers and students alike have the necessary computational resources to run their operations. Their cloud computing-based solution is summarised in […]