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The partners plan to build a database of genomic and patient-reported data to identify how genetics can impact disease outcome.

At its annual GPU conference this week, Nvidia said it is teaming with Oxford Nanopore, GSK, AstraZeneca, and PetaGene to advance bioinformatics and drug discovery.

The funding will help the San Francisco-based firm apply low-depth NGS as it builds diagnostic tests to aid therapy selection in more diverse populations.

CRIOs and their equivalents often are asked to bridge academic and provider sides of institutions to support clinical trials and data analytics with massive research datasets. 

The Swiss-American bioinformatics company has now raised more than $250 million and seeks to further expand expand deeper in the US and Asian markets. 

Genuity Science, formerly known as WuXi NextCode, will receive a combination of upfront, development milestone, and product royalty payments under the deal.

Called the Integrated Proteomics Pipeline, the platform offers search engine capabilities that will enable better use of collision cross section data.

Sema4 will use its genomics testing abilities and Centrellis health intelligence platform to identify eligible patients for Janssen's oncology clinical trials.

Bioinformatics firm M2Gen will analyze whole-exome sequencing and tumor RNA-seq data for the HudsonAlpha genomic lab affiliate.

The Boston-based firm is pursuing nanopore technology as a readout for its unique information-encoding format, which could help customers store vast amounts of data.

The nanopore sequencing-based test is designed to both diagnose SARS-CoV-2 infection, as well as monitor mutations that may affect efforts to combat the virus.

The center, based in Barcelona, Spain, has built a search tool for quickly locating genetic variants and associated metadata for the novel coronavirus.

In a PrecisionFDA challenge, DeepVariant calls of PacBio HiFi reads topped 99 percent precision and recall for SNVs and indels, bringing HiFi in line with Illumina. 

The nonexclusive deal includes Personal Genome Diagnostics' US Food and Drug Administration-cleared Elio Tissue Complete cancer genomic profiling assay.

Data privacy firm Oasis Labs will offer a consumer-controlled data management app to customers of the DNA testing company, which was cofounded by George Church.

The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers.

Covance hopes to improve and accelerate oncology clinical trial matching with the Tempus technology platform and network.

Hexagon's discovery platform is designed to identify potentially therapeutic secondary metabolites and their protein targets from fungal genomes.

The Tokyo-based firm is looking to expand into the US market following a recent ¥700 million ($6.6 million) Series B financing round.

By employing distributed computational resources and a novel algorithm, the VariantSpark technology is able to process a trillion data points in 15 hours. 

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The Washington Post reports that US states and territories are seeking more funding for the distribution of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

The strain now accounts for about 80 percent of cases in Wales and Scotland, and about half of cases in England, the Guardian reports.

A new study suggests that using CRISPR to edit human embryonic DNA can lead to the loss of whole chromosomes, as the Associated Press reports.

In Science this week: ancient dog genomes highlight long ties with humans, genomic analysis of 40,000-year-old early East Asian individual, and more.