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Organizers of a data analysis challenge remain hopeful that a recent update to the Connectivity Map resource will lead to breakthroughs in DILI detection by next year.

An opinion piece in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers four suggestions to make conferences more family friendly.

At the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, experts discussed the promise and challenges of genomic and health data, and strategies for taming it.

A CIO panel discussed why genomics IT is prepared for new security challenges and why organizations need to step up staff training and retention strategies.

Georgetown University's Subha Madhavan

Madhavan believes that the TBI community is well positioned to contribute to Precision Medicine Initiative projects both from an infrastructure and data standpoint. 

Conference attendees discussed the growing number of MALDI-TOF applications while recognizing that LDT regulation poses a particular threat to mass spec-based tests.

The conference, held at The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, highlighted CRISPR research from European and private sector scientists in particular.

A panel at the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference discussed ways to encourage greater diversity and deeper participation from members

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UBS Global Life Sciences Conference wrapped up today with a handful of 'omics-related life science firms presenting to investors. Below are summaries of their pitches.
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Wednesday marked the start of the annual UBS Global Life Sciences Conference here with a number of companies in the 'omics-related life science tools space making their pitches to investors.
Below are highlights from companies that presented yesterday.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.