The software takes somatic mutation profiles from individual patients as input and uses them to prioritize relevant mutations and potential treatments.
The integration provides Thermo Fisher's customers with a comprehensive suite of metagenomic analysis and microbial profiling tools.
The company will develop a data warehouse that integrates whole-genome sequence, medical, and wearables data from patients and controls.
EDGE cobbles together several open-source tools into simple pipelines for sequence assembly, taxonomic classification, phylogenetic analysis, and other tasks.
Its developers claim that VirusDetect is the first bioinformatics tool designed to use sRNA sequence to identify DNA and RNA viruses and viroids.
Most recently, Celgene has licensed the GNS platform for internal use and made an undisclosed equity investment in the company.
As part of the deal, scientists from Philips' Intellispace Genomics development team will relocate to NYMC's biotechnology incubator in Westchester County.
Philips plans to offer the software as a module in its IntelliSpace Genomics platform, which is used for integrating and analyzing genomic and phenotypic data.
The company plans to recruit one million patients from Mexico over three years and then expand to Columbia, Argentina, and Brazil.
The Workbench Manager helps labs manage their bioinformatics workflows while the Clinical Annotation software offers clinical variant interpretation services.
Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.
By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.
Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.
In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.