AllSeq

This article has been updated to clarify that Ambry Genetics has not yet signed up with AllSeq.
Sequencing services matchmaker BlueSeq of Denmark has moved to the US, where it has reopened under the name AllSeq.

Genohub, an Austin, Texas-based startup, has launched its online matchmaking site between researchers' sequencing projects and the appropriate platform and provider.

At the recent annual meeting of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities in Palm Springs, Calif., two groups launched online resources intended to match researchers with sequencing and other scientific services, joining several players who are similarly looking to serv

BlueSeq’s web-based platform offers a project-design tool that asks a series of questions to help users plan and design their sequencing projects and then matches them to sequencing providers based on the specific needs of each individual project.

In early May, BlueSeq plans to launch an online exchange to link next-gen sequencing users with providers. Services are offered at no cost to users, while providers pay a fee for successful bids.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.