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Commercialization efforts will focus on the most recent version of Genialis' platform, which includes tools for RNA-seq analysis and variant discovery.
BioCompute Objects provide a structured language and format for sharing computational protocols and procedures for next-generation sequencing data with regulatory agencies.
A study of gene expression data from 173 breast cancer patients identified subtype-specific associations between molecular processes in tumor and blood cells.
Enpicom will initially offer separate solutions on its ImmunoGenomiX platform for research and clinical applications in oncology but seeks to expand into other disease areas.
TreeWAS provides a method for identifying gene variant-phenome associations in heterogenous biobank data without compromising phenotypic resolution.
The SolarGenomics platform, built on the public Alibaba cloud and Annoroad's private hardware, offers analysis pipelines, storage, and laboratory management software.
The software, developed by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, uses machine learning methods to classify mutations as germline or somatic.
Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.
The company is integrating its newly purchased LIMS and genome interpretation and reporting capabilities to provide a single platform for cancer and inherited disease diagnostics.
The initiative will leverage existing standards to deliver genomic information to electronic medical record systems more effectively.
Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.
The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.
In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.
The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.