The open-source MultiQC software platform aggregates multiple bioinformatics analyses into a single report for the purpose of quality control.
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 Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.
Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.