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The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers.

Launched last month as part of the EU's coronavirus action plan, the portal will collect and distribute SARS-CoV-2 sequencing and patient phenotype data.

Mount Sinai bioinformaticians have quickly pivoted from Lyme disease research to building a reference tool for researchers pursuing COVID therapies. 

Genomics England has slashed storage costs by migrating to a new file system, while NIH's All of Us research program is seeking savings from a cloud environment.

The precision medicine center at Colorado's UCHealth expects to add 100,000 participants annually and have 17 drug-gene pairs for pharmacogenomics this year. 

Hitachi and Centre Léon Bérard have opened a research lab in Lyon that will apply AI to medical imaging and predict response to radiation therapy from genomic markers.

The anonymous gift, to be made in annual installments over 10 years, will support interdisciplinary work at the campus's Genomics Institute headquarters.

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.

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Politico notes that the Biden Administration has not yet nominated a permanent Food and Drug Administration commissioner. 

Anthony Fauci also informed the World Health Organization executive board that the US would be joining the COVAX initiative, according to CNBC.

A new preprint suggests some SARS-CoV-2 variants could affect the effectiveness of current vaccines, the Associated Press reports.

In Nature this week: Australian lungfish provides details on the movement of vertebrate life from water to land, and more.