The machine-learning-based method identifies relationships between bacterial strains and tracks their movements in less time, using less memory than existing solutions.
The R&D collaboration will examine a Western Digital theory that moving computational power closer to large genomic datasets can speed up analysis.
Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities.
By partnering with telehealth provider PWNHealth, Lineagen wants to help children on the autism spectrum start treatment faster and qualify for more benefits.
The data analysis pipeline will allow users to pre-process raw InDrop single-cell RNA-seq data and use Partek tools to characterize single cells.
The firm will use the funds to improve market entry and expedite development of its artificial intelligence-based software that analyzes single-cell data.
LunaDNA parent company LunaPBS will combine its technology platform with Genetic Alliance's PEER system to advance patient-centric research.
PacBio is looking to increase the yield and reduce the cost of the protocol, which enables long reads and accurate sequencing.
Fabric Genomics is providing Diagnomics with clinical decision support technology to help healthcare providers understand variants in the ACMG-59 panel.
At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.
Researchers also found that Neanderthals differed from humans more in the regulatory than protein-coding sequences of their genomes.
The new, multinational iReceptor Plus Consortium will develop a platform for sharing of AIRR-seq data to advance immunotherapy and precision medicine.
This embargo-free strategy represents "an entirely new way of doing research" into rare pediatric cancers, where time is of the essence.
The company has begun piloting the software, which is targeted towards bioinformatics companies and clinical laboratories, with early adopters ahead of the planned launch.
The partnership with Finnish medical data sciences services vendor MedEngine will help BC Platforms offer end-to-end services for pharma and health-tech companies.
Novogene's Chinese clinical lab will offer LifeMap's recently updated TGex next-generation sequencing data analysis and interpretation platform.
Omics Data Automation, founded by creators of the Intel-OHSU Collaborative Cancer Cloud, has also created an open-source community for users of the Broad's GenomicsDB.
Unveiled in September, the HuBMAP program is an open, global framework supporting efforts to build a map of cells within the adult human body.
The firm said it will spend the funds on new marketing efforts and on increasing its sales team to handle growing customer demand.
At JP Morgan, Qiagen CEO Peer Schatz discussed a new digital PCR system and handheld reader for TB testing; Qiagen's acquisition of N-of-One; and its new sample prep system.
The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.
DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.
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