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 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.