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Softberry Genome-Analysis Programs to Be Included in Biomax Systems

NEW YORK, May 23 (GenomeWeb News) - Softberry has signed a deal to integrate a number of its genome-analysis programs into Biomax's Pedant-Pro sequence analysis suite and BioRS integration and retrieval system, the companies said today.


Specific terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.