Genalice Genalice, BioDiscovery Form NGS Data Interpretation Comarketing Alliance The companies will join their respective technologies to offer customers a single solution for next-generation sequencing data interpretation. KeyGene Inks New Licensing Agreements With Phenome, U Minnesota The company also extended its existing licensing agreement with Genalice, signed in 2013, to improve plant DNA analysis. KeyGene Selects Genalice Tech as Primary NGS Data-Analysis Tool Premium The companies began working together in 2012 to validate the read alignment and variant calling technology for use in plant genomics. Intel Offers Access to Optimized Versions of Open-Source Solutions for Life Sciences Space Premium Besides optimizing open-source code, the company has forged focused partnerships with multiple bioinformatics firms including Edico Genome and Curoverse. Breaking News FDA Revises SARS-CoV-2 Test Emergency Use Authorization Requirements to Account for Variants Geisinger Wins $5M NIH Grant to Develop Point-of-Care Genetic Diagnostic Tool Second Genome, Virginia Commonwealth University Partner on NASH Biomarker Discovery LGC Receives CE Mark for AccuPlex SARS-CoV-2, Flu A/B, RSV Reference Material Kit Esophageal Cancer Testing Firm Lucid Diagnostics Files For IPO Twist Bioscience, DeepCDR Collaborate on Antibody Library Design The Scan Booster for At-Risk The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for people over 65 or at increased risk. Preprints OK to Mention Again Nature News reports the Australian Research Council has changed its new policy and now allows preprints to be cited in grant applications. Hundreds of Millions More to Share The US plans to purchase and donate 500 million additional SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses, according to the Washington Post. Nature Papers Examine Molecular Program Differences Influencing Neural Cells, Population History of Polynesia In Nature this week: changes in molecular program during embryonic development leads to different neural cell types, and more.