DNAnexus Qiagen Launches 'Digital Partner' Program to Expand Bioinformatics Reach Initial partners in the program include Thermo Fisher Scientific, GNS Healthcare, DNAnexus, Personal Genome Diagnostics, and the Wellcome Sanger Institute. New Methods Enable Phased Human Genome Assemblies Without Parental Data Premium The methods, both published in Nature Biotechnology this week, result in completely phased haplotypes, without the need for sequencing parental samples. UK Biobank Taps DNAnexus, AWS to Build Informatics Platform Premium UK Biobank hopes cloud-based analytics tools will streamline WGS analysis and open the database to researchers who don't otherwise have access to bioinformatics infrastructure. DNAnexus Lands $100M in New Financing Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is among the new investors, as the bioinformatics company continues to scale up its multiomics platform to meet growing demand. DNAnexus PrecisionFDA Platform Expansion Will Add Support for Multi-Omics Data, Interactive Review Premium In addition to developing standards for proteomics, metabolomics, and other kinds of data, DNAnexus will develop tools to help reviewers quickly and easily assess analysis pipelines. Dec 3, 2019 DNAnexus, Deloitte Win $20M Contract to Run Multi-Omics on PrecisionFDA Apr 15, 2019 DNAnexus, Sutter Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center launch Multiple Sclerosis Study Feb 6, 2019 DNAnexus Closes $68M Financing Round Oct 18, 2018 Microsoft Expands Azure Software Ecosystem With New Informatics Partnerships Premium Apr 17, 2018 St. Jude Opens Its Pediatric Cancer Sequencing Data to Researchers Worldwide Premium Jan 2, 2018 DNAnexus Closes $58M Venture Capital Round Dec 12, 2017 Google's DeepVariant Integrated With DNAnexus Platform Aug 30, 2017 Edico Offering Dragen Genome Pipeline on DNAnexus Platform Aug 25, 2017 DNAnexus, Saphetor Integrating Technologies for NGS Interpretation May 23, 2017 DNAnexus to Support Massive AZ Genome Informatics Project Nov 15, 2016 DNAnexus Launches Platform on Microsoft's Azure Cloud; Stanford University First Customer Premium Sep 22, 2016 DNAnexus to Provide Informatics Infrastructure for ORIEN Initiative Jul 29, 2016 DNAnexus Adds Garvan's Genome.One to Clinical Dx Client Roster Premium Jul 27, 2016 Australia's Garvan Institute Forms Startup to Offer Whole-Genome Sequencing Service Apr 21, 2016 DNAnexus, SolveBio Ink Product Integration Agreement Apr 13, 2016 Genomics Plc, DNAnexus Partner on Population-Scale Data Analysis Feb 2, 2016 ITOMIC Publishes First Results From Pan-Omic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Trial Premium Jan 28, 2016 DNAnexus, Sapio Sciences Ink Product Integration Agreement Dec 15, 2015 Variety of NGS Testing Stakeholders Join PrecisionFDA Community at Beta Release Oct 6, 2015 DNAnexus, Qiagen Partner to Offer Ingenuity Variant Analysis on Cloud Load More Breaking News Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening G42 Healthcare, Seegene to Offer Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Labs in Middle East, North Africa JP Morgan, Cowen Initiate Coverage of Singular Genomics Systems Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Danaher, Becton Dickinson, 23andMe, and More Berry Oncology, Alibaba Health Partner to Offer Early Cancer Screening, Health Services Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research. Who's Getting the Patents? A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports. Other Uses CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2. PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.