UCSC uses Graph Databases to predict Cancer

Stuart’s group will build a separate database, called the Biomedical Evidence Graph (BMEG), for storing and analyzing interpretive information derived from the raw sequence data stored in the CGHub. Like Facebook’s social graph, the BMEG will use a graph database structure designed for lightning-fast access to complex, interconnected datasets.

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