genetic privacy BC Platforms Enlists TripleBlind for AI Data Protection Data privacy firm TripleBlind will add a layer of data encryption to BC Platforms' BCRquest biobank network as part of a Finnish consortium to promote health data sharing. NCI's Sharpless Calls Data Science 'Critical' to Cancer Research, Precision Oncology Premium In a keynote to the AMIA Informatics Summit, the NCI director said precision oncology has created new challenges in data analysis and management. GeneInfoSec Wants Genetic Data Security to Start at Molecular Level Premium The early-stage company just launched a bioinformatics security service, but it is developing technology to label and manage individual molecules in DNA samples. Prototype GenoShare Tool Aims to Help Patients Understand Risks of Genomic Data Sharing Premium Developed by Lausanne University Hospital and presented at AMIA, the technology simulates malicious attacks on personal genomic data to risk scores for specific disclosures. Masking Variants Can Protect Genetic Privacy While Enabling Data Sharing Yale University researchers have developed a file-format manipulation approach to block access to certain variants to protect participants' sensitive information. Mar 11, 2020 In Survey, Half Say They Want to be Paid for Providing Their Own Genomic Data Oct 31, 2018 Genetic Privacy Concerns Run Deep Among Research Study Participants Oct 11, 2018 Family Ties Can Compromise Genomic Data Privacy, New Studies Suggest Aug 23, 2018 Council of Europe Protocol on Genetic Testing Could Serve as Blueprint for New Laws Aug 6, 2018 Mapmygenome Partners With Blockchain Startup Digital DNAtix May 30, 2018 European Data Protection Law Brings New Responsibilities, Possibilities for Genomics Researchers Premium Aug 17, 2017 Stanford-Developed Approach Allows for More Private Analysis of Human Genomes Jul 28, 2017 Family Tree DNA Challenges Alaska Genetic Privacy Law in Wake of Lawsuit Premium Dec 15, 2016 Vanderbilt-, IBM-, Microsoft-Led Teams Named Winners of Recent iDASH Genomic Privacy Competition Premium Apr 7, 2016 Warren, Enzi Bill Seeks to Tighten Protections for Genetic Information in Research Premium Dec 10, 2013 Bioethics Groups Launch California Genetic Privacy Resource Jun 10, 2013 GenomeWeb Feature: The Problem of Data Security and Privacy in the Age of Genomic Medicine Feb 22, 2013 Bill Seeking Greater Genetic Privacy Protection Reintroduced in California Jan 17, 2013 Research Exposes Vulnerabilities in Security of Public Genomic Databases Aug 22, 2012 Beyond GINA, States Build Patchwork of Protections Apr 25, 2012 California Considers Criminalizing Unauthorized Collection, Use of Genetic Information Mar 9, 2011 Vermont, California Follow Massachusetts in Introducing Genetic Data Protection Bills Premium Feb 4, 2011 UPDATE: Massachusetts Bill Looks Beyond GINA Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.