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.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.