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In a poster presented at AMIA, just one-third of IGNITE participants had external structured genomic test results in their EHRs to inform clinical decision support.

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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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.