WuXi's data analysis tools will be hosted on Google's Cloud marketplace while Google's genomics and research tools will be integrated with WuXi's platform.
DNAnexus is running a pilot on its genome informatics platform with Google's newly open-sourced DeepVariant variant calling tool.
Google expects its newly released open-source update to DeepVariant to improve the accuracy of variant calling, particularly in plant and animal genomes.
At the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, experts discussed the promise and challenges of genomic and health data, and strategies for taming it.
"It's actually pretty difficult to build an artificially intelligent machine," according to a top Google life scientist, who is more focused on iterative machine learning.
The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine has allied with the tech giant as it begins to integrate genomic and clinical data.
The former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, Robert Califf, is heading to Alphabet's Verily.
Thomas Insel has left his position at Verily, according to Stat News.
New Scientist wonders whether Verily's Baseline Project will be able to meet its aim of developing a picture of a healthy person.
Verily seeks to expand its Baseline Project to yield a picture of a healthy person, the Verge reports.
The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.
The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.
News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.
In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.