Transcriptic will incorporate several of Agilent's genome engineering reagents into its cloud-based, remote access, automated biology research platform.
Invitae will test 1,000 breast cancer patients from TME practices using its hereditary cancer test, regardless of whether they meet current eligibility criteria.
The new data center will establish a strong foundation for research into the genetic causes of common diseases and how to prevent them.
Edico will make its Dragen platform available on new Amazon cloud instances, allowing users to scale up analysis capacity as demand for computing resources grows.
Research centers in six countries will work on metabolome-related global health challenges including autism, cancer, diabetes, dementia, and obesity.
Tempus will sequence and analyze pancreatic and melanoma cancer data from Penn patients to identify patterns associated with a positive response to treatment.
ARUP said it is seeing larger volumes of pathology samples, requiring more advanced and efficient workflows.
The five-year collaboration will focus on building, optimizing, and sharing tools and resources that will help scientists process and use genomic data.
Over five years, the partners will work on optimizing the GATK and other Broad-developed solutions as well as methods for analyzing distributed datasets.
De-identified data from the study, which will look at 10,000 samples by whole-exome sequencing, will be made available for general research use.
The final text of the bill to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act might smooth over the differences between NSF and the House science committee, ScienceInsider says.
Four Republican lawmakers urge President-elect Donald Trump to keep Francis Collins as NIH director, Stat News reports.
In Genome Research this week: Platinum variant catalog, algorithmic strategy for upgrading fragmented assemblies, and more.
Sequencing of a 10,000-year-old mummy leads to its repatriation to the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, Nature News reports.