MPEG-G at Stanford Compression Workshop 2019

MPEG-G at Stanford Compression Workshop 2019

On February 15th Mikel Hernaez, the current Director for Computational Genomics at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) will speak about the ISO-based MPEG-G standard for genomic information...
IEEE Spectrum on genomic data compression

IEEE Spectrum on genomic data compression

The September 2018 issue of the IEEE Spectrum magazine features an in-depth review of the current status of genomic data compression saying that “unless researchers solve the looming data storage problem, biomedical science could stagnate”. MPEG-G is...
Joint MPEG-GA4GH Workshop on Genomic Sequencing Data Compression

Joint MPEG-GA4GH Workshop on Genomic Sequencing Data Compression

GA4GH – MPEG, Basel 3rd October 2018 Call for Contributions The amount of genome sequencing data generated day by day is either comparable or larger than other big data problems. Shrinking costs of data alone do not provide affordable solutions to the ambition of...
MPEG-G Draft International Standard at MPEG 122 – San Diego

MPEG-G Draft International Standard at MPEG 122 – San Diego

During the 122nd MPEG meeting in San Diego La Jolla, the MPEG-G standards reach Draft International Standard for transport and compression technologies The extensive usage of high-throughput deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequencing technologies opens up new perspectives...
Workshop on Genomic Information Representation (MPEG-G)

Workshop on Genomic Information Representation (MPEG-G)

A workshop on applications of genomic information processing has been held on 18th April 2018 co-located with the 122nd MPEG meeting in San Diego. The Workshop explored the opportunities for improved genome sequencing data processing services enabled by the...

MPEG – G Workshop: from Standards to Deployment

Workshop on Processing of Genomic Information: From Standards to Deployment Organized by the Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine, International Organisation for Standardisation Technical Committee 276 “Biotechnology” and MPEG, a workshop on applications...