research center Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease The center, which is being funded by a $47.5 million commitment from the foundation, will initially focus on type 2 diabetes and obesity. Cleveland Clinic, IBM Look to Future With Quantum Computing Collaboration Premium The multi-stage drive to create a next-generation computing system will support a new pathogen research center that promises to create 7,500 jobs and advance biomedicine. Cleveland Clinic, IBM Partner on High-Performance Computing for Life Science, Healthcare Research Under their 10-year partnership, IBM will install an early instance of its Quantum System One at Cleveland Clinic to promote AI-driven life sciences discovery. Broad Institute Launches Schmidt Center to Merge Biology, Machine Learning Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and wife Wendy Schmidt donated $150 million to endow the center, which will convene international academic and commercial collaborators. Kaiser Permanente Taps BC Platforms to Analyze Biobank, Clinical Data Premium The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers. May 12, 2020 EMBL-EBI COVID-19 Data Portal to Serve as European Data Hub for Coronavirus Research Premium Apr 30, 2020 Mount Sinai Researchers Mine Literature, Social Media for COVID-19 Gene and Drug Resource Premium Apr 24, 2020 National Genomics Programs in UK, US Change Data Storage Calculations Premium Apr 7, 2020 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Ramps Up PGx Decision Support Efforts Premium Nov 7, 2019 Hitachi, French Cancer Center Partner on AI-Focused Research Oct 8, 2019 UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Receives $8.5M Gift Jul 11, 2019 Microsoft, Seattle Children's Seek Genetic Markers for SIDS Through Whole-Genome Sequencing Premium May 2, 2019 Dutch Pediatric Cancer Center Builds Informatics Infrastructure From Scratch Premium Jan 16, 2019 Bangladesh Unveils Whole-Genome Sequencing Program Jan 14, 2019 CHOP-Led 'Kids First' Portal Features Big Datasets Without Embargo Premium Nov 7, 2018 Scripps-Nvidia Partnership Melding Genomics, Sensor Data Premium May 2, 2018 NIH Clinical Center to Integrate Genetic Pedigrees Into EMR Workflow Premium Oct 26, 2017 BGI Launches George Church Institute of Regenesis Jun 12, 2017 Indiana University Precision Health Initiative Putting Informatics Piece Into Place Premium Dec 6, 2016 Aarhus University, Central Denmark Region to Set Up Genome Data Center Nov 22, 2016 Sanger Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus Open New Sequencing, Biodata Centers Sep 19, 2016 UK Opening Five New DNA Synthesis Foundries to Support National Research Premium Jun 29, 2016 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Open Bioinformatics Lab to Support Pediatric Oncology Research Premium Jun 24, 2016 Brown University's David Rand on Goals, Priorities for New Computational Biology Center of Excellence Premium Apr 27, 2016 Macrogen, National Cancer Center Korea Sign Cancer Dx, Therapy Research Deal Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.