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The companies are creating a new center that will offer support services to biopharmaceutical companies, CROs, and others in designing genetically informed clinical trials.

The partnership with the consulting firm follows a series of distribution agreements Rubicon has inked for both the US and international markets.

FactBio is preparing to launch software that lets users integrate and share data relevant to their research.

Procter & Gamble has signed a four-year agreement with Eagle Genomics to deploy Eaglecore, the company's bioinformatics software platform.

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Mari Baker is leaving Navigenics, Andrew von Eschenbach has joined a consulting firm, Jay Flatley takes a seat on Helixis' board, and more.

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.