MyGene2 holds cases from 1,225 families, submitted by 880 user accounts, which include 723 unique genes, among them many new disease genes.
Called GA4GH Connect, it calls on the alliance's 500-plus members to develop new data sharing standards for use in major international genomic data initiatives.
The recent study highlights strengths and weaknesses of numerous platforms and may help end users choose the best assay for their circumstances.
Konica Minolta paid $800 million up front for Ambry, with Ambry shareholders eligible to receive up to $200 million in future payments.
Researchers from Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine said sequencing has clinical utility and is cost effective.
University of Exeter researchers used UK Biobank data to examine the interaction of genetic risk factors for obesity, physical activity, and sleep.
AmCare Genomics said that it has a large network that would enable it to raise awareness about Genomic Vision's test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
The collaborators will grant the licenses to any entities wanting to use the technology for commercial agricultural research and product development.
Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.
In Sciencethis week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Kite Pharmaceuticals' CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphomas, the New York Times reports.
Kaiser Health News reports that gene therapies could cost more than a million dollars.
This white paper describes a benchmarking study of 30 whole-exome sequencing cases in which Diploid's Moon software outperformed another variant interpretation algorithm in ranking causal variants.