Hack your genome!

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Aug 182009

As part of our on-going Awesome-August effort, I just completed my FPGA-based DNA sequence alignment accelerator! Behold!

This bad boy can reach 1.8 Giga-cell-updates-per-second when aligning two DNA sequences, all while running off of less than 2.5W from a USB port. Step 1 in my evil plan to take over the world is complete!