Working with MPEG-G booster GenomSys, SysMeta IT will integrate the new data compression specification into its Tangerine Medical platform to support clinicians.
The five-year FDA contract will add support for multi-omics data and various cloud-based analytical and statistical apps on the PrecisionFDA NGS platform.
InformedDNA's network of remote counselors will augment the AI-driven chatbots offered by OptraHealth's automated GeneFax platform.
The deal with AstraZeneca serves to validate the company's technology, while two new distributors have raised the software vendor's international profile.
The "augmented intelligence" startup applies machine learning and contextual language processing to make sense of multi-omics datasets and inform drug discovery.
The companies will combine clinical genetic testing services with data management technology to support precision medicine for rare diseases.
WUSTL spinout PercayAI will provide augmented intelligence technology to Canopy Biosciences' RNA-seq and NanoString tests to inform drug discovery.
Hatched from the computational genomics lab at Ghent University, BioLizard offers a small but complementary team to tackle AI and molecular pipeline challenges.
The partners will codevelop software for both small and large variant detection and Illumina will create hardware-accelerated versions for its Dragen platform.
Startup BioLizard will develop the algorithm to help Novigenix migrate its immuno-transcriptiomic assay for early colorectal cancer detection to a new NGS-based platform.
Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.
A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.
In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."
In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.