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 Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.