Gene Codes

Gene Codes has released Sequencher 5.2, the latest version of its DNA sequence data analysis software.

The company is appealing a US District Court's ruling in a suit it filed against the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of New York, which granted the city's motion for summary judgment.

The judge denied Gene Codes' request for discovery in a suit it filed against the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of New York and granted the city's motion for summary judgment in the case.

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Gene Codes claims that New York City's Office of the Medical Examiner violated its contract with the company by providing the FBI with access to trade secrets and confidential information about its DNA-matching software, M-FISys. The city maintains its innocence and has called for the case to be dismissed.

In its suit, Gene Codes alleges New York's Office of Chief Medical Examiner infringed on its software developed to identify victims of the 9/11 attack at Ground Zero from DNA. The city is countersuing.

The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

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