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The TranSMART Foundation has launched a new version of the open source knowledge management platform.

The results of Boston Children's Hospital's Children's Leadership Award for the Reliable Interpretation and appropriate Transmission of Your genomic information, or CLARITY, contest suggest that the community largely agrees on the best informatics approaches for clinical genomic

Cautious optimism seems to be the prevailing mood among some of the bioinformatics vendors that have signed up to develop analysis tools for Illumina’s BaseSpace applications store.

Genomatix said this week that its software has been selected to analyze next-generation sequence data for the Blueprint of Hematopoietic Epigenomes consortium, an EU-funded project focused on research into blood-based diseases like leukemia.

Genomatix Software, the Center for Prostate Disease Research at the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, and the Henry M.

Genomatix Software, the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences, and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine will collaborate on a project to use next-gen sequencing to help identify biomarkers for prostate cancer prognostics.

The Penn State team was awarded a $50,000 grant to help it continue developing its software, while Enlis was offered a one-year co-marketing deal with Illumina. Four winning teams received "recognition awards."

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.