Some partners are implementing their solutions on the Azure cloud while others will accept output from Microsoft's genomics pipeline as input into their solutions.
St. Jude Cloud, powered by DNAnexus and Microsoft, offers free access to thousands of WGS records plus cloud-based visualization and computational tools.
The financing, led by new investor Foresite Capital, will help DNAnexus deploy its genome informatics technology and expand its clinical trials presence.
DNAnexus is running a pilot on its genome informatics platform with Google's newly open-sourced DeepVariant variant calling tool.
Under the partnership, DNAnexus customers will have direct access to the Dragen Genome Pipeline for "ultra-rapid" genome analysis.
Vendors DNAnexus and Saphetor hope to create a seamless platform for genome-based biomarker discovery and interpretation.
The AstraZeneca Centre for Genomics Research has tapped DNAnexus to develop a secure genomics informatics environment for analyzing 2 million genomes.
DNAnexus customers now have a choice of two cloud platforms and ancillary tools and the company has access to a wider pool of potential users.
Researchers participating in ORIEN's Avatar program can use the platform to manage, share, integrate, and analyze molecular data from consenting patients.
The current arrangement builds on an existing agreement signed last year that allowed Garvan to use DNAnexus' platform for its genomics activities.
An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.
In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.
The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.
The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.