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The five-year collaboration will focus on building, optimizing, and sharing tools and resources that will help scientists process and use genomic data.

Over five years, the partners will work on optimizing the GATK and other Broad-developed solutions as well as methods for analyzing distributed datasets.

Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.

The partners have implemented Edico's Dragen on one of IBM's Power Systems servers. Edico has also made the Broad Institute's GATK available on Dragen.

eric dishman

"I'm on this planet thanks to being an early prototype of precision medicine myself," said Eric Dishman, who the NIH has picked to lead the PMI Cohort Program.

The Genome Analysis Toolkit is available on the Google cloud and will be launched on Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM's clouds and BaseSpace later this year.

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research will work with prostate cancer data while Dana Farber Cancer Institute's pilot has yet to be decided.

The partners will work on pilot projects that use novel analytical approaches to explore oncology molecular and imaging data.

Found the Talent

This year's winners of the Intel Talent Search developed software to help in drug development, a smartphone-based tool to detect lung disease, and more.

Intel is ending its sponsorship of the annual Science Talent Search, the New York Times reports.

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In Science this week: genetically modified flu virus could be key to new live vaccines, and more.

Biomedical research projects are generating a ton of data that still needs to be analyzed, NPR reports.

Theranos is retiring some of its board members, including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, Business Insider reports.

The heads of 29 scientific societies and some 2,300 researchers call on President-elect Donald Trump to rely on and support science in two separate letters.