4th MPEG Workshop on Genomic Information Representation

A workshop on applications of genomic information processing was hosted by Tencent in Shenzhen on 13th October 2018, the day after the closing of the 124th MPEG meeting in Macau. The Workshop has provided an overview of MPEG-G the new ISO standard on the compression...

MPEG-G paper on BioRXiv

The core group of people behind MPEG-G has published a detailed overview of the standard on BioRXiv. The paper includes an overview of the main parts of the standard and the supported features. The supplementary information goes deeper in the details of the technology...

MPEG-G, a standard to compress DNA reads

13:00 – 18:00, 13th October 2018 Shenzhen (CN) A workshop on applications of genomic information processing will be held on 13th October 2018 one day after the 124th MPEG meeting. The Workshop intends to provide an overview of MPEG-G the new ISO standard on the...

Joint MPEG-GA4GH Workshop on Genomic Sequencing Data Compression

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...

3rd MPEG Workshop on Genomic Information Representation

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 standards reach Committee Draft for metadata and APIs

The availability of high-throughput deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequencing technologies opens up new perspectives in the treatment of several diseases, making possible the introduction of new global approaches in public health known as “precision medicine”. While...

2nd MPEG Workshop on Genomic Information Representation

Workshop on Processing of Genomic Information: From Standards to Deployment  13:30 – 19:00, 19th July 2017 – Torino (Italy) Sala dei Mappamondi, Academy of Sciences, Via Accademia delle Scienze, 6, Torino Organized by Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine...