Inspiration

Wouldn't it be cool to do a complete analysis on your DNA and track every disease/conditions prone to your genome type?

What it does

OpenDNA lets you upload your DNA and search an open repositories.

How I built it

Its powered my Meteor and uses a few npm packages. The core packages without which it would have been very difficult are dna2json and gql.

Challenges I ran into

DNA files are about 3 million lines of text. Processing a 60mb text file in Meteor is no joke! But we got it to work after several hours of hacking!

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

The fact that we could meet our goals within 30hours of coding. Collaborating and hacking together.

What I learned

We learnt a lot about DNA processing, handling JSONStreams in JavaScript, correctly structuring apps.

What's next for OpenDNA

We want to polish our app and crowd source all the disease/condition genome data. Make the worlds largest searchable, crowd sources repository DNA repository.

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