Google Genomics: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview.' name='description'> Google Genomics: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview.' property='og:description'>
menu
arrow_back

Google Genomics: Qwik Start

30m access · 30m completion
Student Resources
  • Google Genomics: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview
Connection Details

1 Credit

info_outline
This lab costs 1 Credit to run. You can purchase credits or a subscription under My Account.

00:30:00

Google Genomics: Qwik Start

GSP143

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

Google Genomics helps the life science community organize the world's genomic information in order to make it accessible and useful. A genome encompasses all of organism's DNA and advances in big data and machine learning have ushered in a new field of "big genomic data". Petabytes of these biological sequences (which are rapidly growing toward exabytes) are being used to tackle some of the toughest problems in the biomedical field. Google Genomics is an API that's part of the Google Cloud Platform and allows you to store, process, explore, and share large genomic datasets with ease.

In this lab, you'll use Google's implementation of the htsget protocol and SAM Tools—both popular APIs in the field for analyzing large files of genomic data. Since these run on the container service Docker, it meshes quite well with the Google Cloud Platform. In this lab, you'll get hands on experience with both APIs so you'll be able to analyze your own genome sequences on your own.

Join Qwiklabs to read the rest of this lab...and more!

  • Get temporary access to the Google Cloud Console.
  • Over 200 labs from beginner to advanced levels.
  • Bite-sized so you can learn at your own pace.
Join to Start This Lab
home
Home
school
Catalog
menu
More
More