“I recently had the opportunity to visit the Joint Genome facility [in the Shadelands]. It sort of flies under the radar. What was mind boggling was how the power of the equipment has multiplied so much in nine years. They said the problem they now have is managing the mountains of data they’re getting. They’re generating all this basic understanding of the building blocks of biology. Since they are a government agency, they are putting [the data] out there for other researchers to use via the Internet.”
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