BC Platforms BC Platforms, African Institute of Everyone Genome Form Genome Data Management Alliance The African Institute of Everyone Genome aims to collect genomic data on millions of African individuals to help advance drug development. BC Platforms Forms Data Management Alliance With Nonprofit CureDuchenne BC Platforms will help support a newly launched data hub that provides researchers with access to Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy data and biosamples. BC Platforms Enlists TripleBlind for AI Data Protection Data privacy firm TripleBlind will add a layer of data encryption to BC Platforms' BCRquest biobank network as part of a Finnish consortium to promote health data sharing. BC Platforms, Genomenon Team on Analytics for Rare Disease Dx, Research Genomenon will integrate its AI-driven Mastermind search engine into the BC|Genome and BC|Insight platforms. BC Platforms, Finnish Researchers, Japan's Riken Partner on COVID-19 Risk Assessment The informatics company will apply AI to genomic and phenotypic data in hopes of identifying people at highest risk of contracting COVID-19. Dec 18, 2020 UK Launches Public-Private iDx-Lung Consortium to Improve Early Detection of Lung Cancers Sep 18, 2020 Kaiser Permanente Taps BC Platforms to Analyze Biobank, Clinical Data Premium Apr 7, 2020 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Ramps Up PGx Decision Support Efforts Premium Mar 6, 2020 People in the News: Christian Henry, Mike Hunkapiller, Karen Tay Koh, Michael Vounatsos, More Feb 6, 2020 Dante Labs Taps BC Platforms for Informatics Support as NGS Testing Ramps Up Premium Dec 18, 2019 BC Platforms Closes $15M Series C Financing; Teams With IQvia Dec 6, 2019 BC Platforms Partners With Life & Brain Genomics for Omics Analysis Oct 17, 2019 BC Platforms, Blueprint Genetics Partner on Data-Driven Clinical Genetic Testing Jan 11, 2019 BC Platforms Forms Alliance With MedEngine Dec 11, 2018 BC Platforms, Medaffcon Partner for Data Harmonization Nov 15, 2018 Nashville Biosciences Partners With BC Platforms to Offer Biobank Summary Data to Researchers Sep 27, 2018 Finnish THL Biobank Joins BC Platforms' Global Biobank Network Breaking News Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Exome Sequencing Study Suggests More Disease Genes to be Found People in the News: New Appointments at Helix, Pacific Biosciences, SomaLogic, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Amoy Diagnostics, Akoya Biosciences, Congenica, Lucence In Brief This Week: BGI, Gencove, Cepheid, Biocartis, Biognosys, Co-Diagnostics, More Florida Lab Owner Pleads Guilty to $6.9M COVID-19 False Billing Scheme Pacific Biosciences Outlines Progress on Short-Read Sequencing at JPM, Partners With Canexia Health The Scan Close Panel Vote on Califf Nomination The New York Times reports there was a close committee vote to advance the nomination of Robert Califf to lead the US Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. Task Force Reports on Scientific Integrity Nature News writes that that a new task force report recommends that the US establish a cross-agency scientific integrity council. Across the Hall Genetic testing, closed-circuit cameras, and more show how a traveler, without any contact, infected others at a New Zealand quarantine facility, CNN reports. Science Paper Examines Influence of Chromatin Modifications on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder In Science this week: genes regulating chromatin modification may contribute to OCD risk.