Researchers focused on using existing computational methods to fill in gaps in the human microbiome without reference genomes.
Bioinformaticians at the Free University of Brussels have built a database, machine learning technology, and web platform for identifying elusive pathogenic gene pairs.
The software, presented at the ISMB/ECCB conference, helps researchers fill in gaps in the human epigenome thanks to 3D deep-learning techniques.
Startup healthcare analytics company Progknowse will work with hospitals and sequencing labs to build a clinical and genomic dataset.
French biopreservation firm Imagene will provide Twist with DNAshell technology and services to advance the storage of digital data in DNA.
The partnership will make public and custom transcriptomic datasets available directly through Genestack's recently introduced Omics Data Manager system.
Cancer centers now can schedule telehealth consultations and receive post-visit reports for high-risk patients through the CancerIQ platform.
The former head of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology discussed how data quality can improve biomedical research and inform precision medicine.
Michigan-based Advaita Bioinformatics wants to be a one-stop shop for proteomics, transcriptomics, and variant analysis, as well as internet omics search.
The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.