The DNA foundries have been funded through an £18 million ($23.5 million) investment from the BBSRC and should all be fully operational by next year.
The laboratory will employ dedicated computational biologists and bioinformaticians to analyze genomic datasets for ALSF-funded researchers and other scientists.
The new center will focus on supporting and mentoring junior faculty researchers as well as on building bioinformatics infrastructure for projects.
The firm and the cancer center will work together to use genome information-based precision medicine for cancer research.
The Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine is a joint project of CHOP Research Institute and CHOP's Department of Biomedical Health and Informatics.
Over five years, the Broad and MD Anderson Cancer Center will characterize molecular changes found in tumors for multiple programs at the NCI.
Besides growing its customer base, Edico is launching new pipelines for its processor as well as prepping tools that will automate data transfer and other tasks to support clinical use.
The new center will provide a common space for scientists from various disciplines to work on computational and statistical challenges.
The Doherty Centre for Applied Microbial Genomics will use genomics to identify and track outbreaks of infectious disease, including antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.
The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.
Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.