In the Trenches at GTC: Swift: A GPU-based Smith-Waterman Sequence Alignment Program

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/trenches-gtc-swift-gpu-based-smith-waterman-sequence-alignment-program/

By Jike Chong, Parasians (GTC 2012 Guest Blogger) This week at GTC, Pankaj Gupta, a bioinformatics application developer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, presented his work in the area of sequence alignment. Sequence alignment is an important component of bioinformatics that is crucial for the vision of personalized medicine. Sequence alignment matches new sequences…