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The longtime quest of one Microsoft data scientist to stop infant crib deaths has grown into a genomics and AI research program with lofty goals.

The year-old Princess Máxima Center, based in Utrecht, has turned to bioinformatics firm The Hyve to address integration and interoperability issues.

Within the country's first whole-genome sequencing program, researchers hope to initially focus on identifying markers associated with hereditary diseases and cancer risk.

This embargo-free strategy represents "an entirely new way of doing research" into rare pediatric cancers, where time is of the essence.

Scripps Research Translational Institute has teamed with Nvidia to create a center of excellence for AI in genomics and wearable sensors.

With all of its 600 nurses trained in genomics competency, the research hospital at NIH wants patient genetic pedigrees available directly in the EMR.

The new institute, co-located with the China National GeneBank, will focus on synthetic biology technologies and applications. 

With its inaugural informatics director set to begin next month, the year-old IU Precision Health Initiative should begin its research work this fall.

The new data center will establish a strong foundation for research into the genetic causes of common diseases and how to prevent them.

The Bridget Ogilvie Building will house sequencing facilities, and the Biodata Innovation Centre will host genomic startups.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.