One app identifies off-target sites in gene editing experiments while a second app generates a ranked list of CRISPR designs based on gene location and other information.
The reference bank is a sub-project of the Sydney Genomics Collaborative, and will be one of the world's largest publicly available genome banks of older healthy individuals.
The newly funded projects focus on the development of informatics infrastructure for sharing genomic and clinical data to better manage patient care.
Version 5.0 of the software features tools for normalizing concepts such as gene mutations and additional query features for mining text documents.
This iteration of the contest focused on stronger security for beacon queries, secure patient matching, and computing on encrypted genomes in the cloud.
The agreement gives Tomy exclusive rights to market and distribute Dovetail's genome assembly services to researchers in Japan.
The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.
The company's Keystone platform will have an iPhone-esque application platform for different tools used for forensic DNA data analysis.
Its developers claim that VirusDetect is the first bioinformatics tool designed to use sRNA sequence to identify DNA and RNA viruses and viroids.
The food safety firm is using NGS testing and data analytics to create actionable information for retailers and manufacturers.
While tools and technologies exist for identifying and measuring metabolites, analyzing such data remains a challenge, according to the NIH.
The CSIRO researchers are collaborating to validate their results and determine the effects of epigenetics on CRISPR gRNA effectiveness.
Under the terms of the deal, Beck's will incorporate Benson Hill's CropOS genomic data and analytics platform into its portfolio of corn breeding tools.
Transcriptic will incorporate several of Agilent's genome engineering reagents into its cloud-based, remote access, automated biology research platform.
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 two firms are collaborating on a system to share genotypic, phenotypic, and treatment outcomes data with physicians on a mobile-device network.
ClinGen's cancer somatic working group hopes the adoption of its Minimal Variant Level Data (MVLD) framework will facilitate data exchange between institutions and help with variant interpretation.
Pfizer will become the first firm to customize IBM's Watson for Drug Development, combining its proprietary data with licensed and publicly available data.
In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.
Arizona is planning to sue Theranos for "deceptive acts" and misrepresentations of its "capabilities and operation."
If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.
Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize in 2007, has died, the New York Times reports.