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-Hardware accelerator for biological sequences alignment (IE02031)
Acronym: Sidework Biocores
Paulo Ferreira Godinho Flores
From ??-Jan-2009 to ??-Sep-2012
Prime Contractor: INESC-ID (Other)
Financed by: QREN (Other) - Lisbon, Portugal
Partnerships: Coreworks (Company) - Lisboa, Portugal
Members: Paulo Ferreira Godinho Flores


The main objectives of this project/task is the hardware implementation of an algorithm for biological sequence alignment (DNA, RNA or amino acids).
A dedicate architecture based on the SideWorks template should be developed. This architecture should be special tailored to the most intensive tasks of the select alignment algorithm. The remaining and less intensive tasks of the sequence alignment algorithm should be executed on the FireWorks embedded processor.