Researchers from EBI, Georgetown, and others are mapping protein annotations to the human reference genome to it more easily accessible.
As part of the effort, Virus.X also aims to craft new sequencing approaches, bioinformatics tools, and targeted gene products.
The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research will work with prostate cancer data while Dana Farber Cancer Institute's pilot has yet to be decided.
The group will offer free access to omic and clinical data from the project and develop software to help clinicians use the models in patient care.
Integrated healthcare systems are corralling their resources and capabilities in applying for a shot to enroll volunteers to the national project.
The company said it will participate in a feasibility study for the development of personalized medicine decision support systems.
The company will provide informatics support for the consortium, which aims to develop personalized medicine applications that combine genomic and clinical data.
Era7 is leading an effort to develop a platform for analyzing patient microbiomes that could be integrated with hospitals' EHRs.
The company received the funding from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness' Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology.
New bioinformatics businesses bloomed over the past year in spite of a challenging market and encroachment from instrument vendors and other larger entities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.