Cypher Genomics Human Longevity Acquires Cypher Genomics San Diego-based Cypher Genomics has been offering human genome interpretation software. The company's 14 employees will join Human Longevity. Cypher Genomics, Clinic for Special Children Collaborate on Rare Disease Diagnoses The partners will use Cypher's software to diagnose rare diseases in the Clinic's unique patient population, which includes Amish and Mennonite patients. Cypher Genomics, U Penn to Collaborate on Genetics Study of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy With funding from CurePSP, the collaborators will investigate the genetic causes of the disease, which affects a patients' speech, mobility, balance, and other abilities. Cypher Genomics Broadens Reach into Cancer with Updated Analysis Software Premium The updated Mantis provides researchers a tool for the automated interpretation of cancer-related somatic variants, including variants of unknown significance. RGI Launches Rare Disease Research Challenge The BeHEARD competition will award more than $600,000 worth of technology products and services for rare disease research projects. Jan 22, 2015 Sequenom, Cypher Genomics Partner on NIPT Oct 17, 2014 Downloads and Upgrades: Cypher's Mantis, Opal Clinical, Bench for Oncology, and more Premium Oct 15, 2014 People in the News: Karl Hecker, Kelly Bethel, Myla Lai-Goldman, R. Bryan Riggsbee, and More Premium Oct 3, 2014 People in the News: Jim Bristow, Kevin Cronin, and J. Patrick Ravenel Premium Jul 25, 2014 People in the News: Adam Simpson. Herbert Boyer, and Andrew von Eschenbach Premium Jul 24, 2014 Illumina, Cypher Genomics Ink Co-marketing Agreement Nov 9, 2012 Cypher Genomics Taps BioBase to Help with Genomic Data Interpretation Premium Aug 17, 2012 Seeking an Edge in Clinical Market, German Startup Preps Community-Based Variant Annotation Platform Premium Aug 10, 2012 Informatics Vendors See HIPAA Compliance as a Must-Have for Clinical Analysis Market Premium Mar 7, 2012 MD Revolution Bets on Sequencing as Key Technology in Preventive Medicine Premium Feb 17, 2012 Scripps Receives $382K NIH Grant to Create Free Version of Cypher's Commercial Annotation Platform Premium Dec 22, 2011 Informatics Vendors Look for Edge as Genome Sequencing Pushes into Clinical Use Premium Oct 7, 2011 Scripps Spinoff Cypher Genomics to Provide Clinical Annotation for 1K Healthy Elderly Genomes Premium Oct 5, 2011 Complete Genomics Partners with Scripps to Sequence 1K Genomes of the Healthy Elderly for Free Premium Oct 3, 2011 Complete Genomics to Sequence Wellderly Study Genomes Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.