The demand for cloud computing solutions is clear. Today’s medical centers, integrated delivery networks and labs are looking for agility, easier management, and access to more capacity to enable the increased demand for next-generation sequencing (NGS). Health and Life Science organizations can benefit from Microsoft’s industry-leading approach to security, privacy, and local compliance in the cloud while minimizing cost and complexity.

Microsoft Genomics brings the power of the Microsoft Azure cloud to genomic computation. It provides the performance, security and scalability of a world-class supercomputing center, on demand. You can easily integrate your existing pipeline code using a REST-based API and simple Python client, or optimize your solution with help from one of the experiences partners below.

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Take advantage of Microsoft's industry-leading approach to security, privacy and local compliance with Microsoft Azure, while minimizing cost and complexity. To learn more about Microsoft Genomics ISO certification, see the Microsoft Trust Center.

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Power genome sequencing and research insights

  • Cloud implementation of Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (BWA) and the Genome Analysis Toolkit (GTK) for secondary analysis
  • ISO-certified and covered by Microsoft under the HIPAA BAA
  • Global coverage to meet your data sovereignty needs
  • Only pay for what you use with no commitment
  • Easy-to-use API for integration with partner solutions


At the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting 2018, Microsoft Genomics demonstrated a new method for analyzing long-read genomic data and capturing structural rearrangements. Through collaborative research with Stanford University, we demonstrated a powerful new genomics algorithm running on an Intel Altera field-programmable gate array (FPGA) infrastructure within Microsoft Azure-the same board-level architecture that underpins the incredible machine learning capabilities of Microsoft Project Brainwave. This revolutionary genomics service will make it easier for researchers to build and complete a whole new set of explorations using long-read data in the cloud.


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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital recently leveraged the Microsoft Genomics service

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Mt. Sinai Klein lab

Mt. Sinai Klein lab teams up with Microsoft

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Codigo and BC Platforms

Codigo, BC Platforms, Microsoft partner to build commercial repository of Latin American genotype data



We continue to expand our genomics partner ecosystem from wet lab sequencing prep out to interpretation.


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