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Called CanPathPro, the research consortium aims to combine omics data and systems biology tools into a single commercial platform for testing cancer hypotheses.

Researchers plan to develop a device that supports nucleic acid sequencing and protein sequencing using plasmonic nanostructures.

Alacris' ModCell approach matches patients with appropriate therapies. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alacris Theranostics today said that is has gained Illumina CSPro certification for next-generation sequencing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German firm Alacris Theranostics today announced a deal with GlaxoSmithKline for the application of Alacris' Modcell System for drug stratification.

ModCell uses a patient's normal genomic data as well as the genomic and transcriptomic profiles of the patient's tumor to generate object-oriented models that can be used to personalize cancer treatments.

Alacris Theranostics is using whole-genome sequence analysis to develop individualized cancer therapies while EyeSense is developing ophthalmic diagnostic systems for glucose monitoring of diabetes patients.

NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.