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Core elements of the new program include integrating genomic data into electronic medical records and the establishment of a national genome center.

After a 54 percent quarter over quarter rise in sales of the test, Rosetta's CEO said that the realigned strategy will take the firm to profit more quickly. 

St. Louis-based Benson Hill will receive a grant from the NCGA, and will work with the group on breeding corn using its CropOS informatics platform.

After reporting FY2016 revenues below market expectations, Myriad discussed plans to increase sales of Prolaris, Vectra DA, EndoPredict, GeneSight, and myChoice HRD.

During an earnings call this week, the company provided an update on the progress it is making on myPath Melanoma, Prolaris, and companion diagnostics.

If it is able to implement its strategic goals, Myriad projected, it could have $1.5 billion in annual revenues by fiscal year 2020.

BD plans to launch a cell sorter for the genomics market over the next six months and to release an automated NGS library prep system in early 2016.

The report details six recommendations that are intended to position the agency to better serve the needs of the biomedical research community.

With the recent acquisition of a German sample prep firm and the launch of its next-generation sequencing service, PerkinElmer seeks to carry out its goal to "advance its offerings to the molecular diagnostics and research markets."

The result of a two-year planning process, NHGRI's report offers a picture of the entire genomics research field, where it is headed in the near future, and some things it will require to succeed.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.