Interactive Biosoftware

With its purchase of decision support technology maker Interactive Biosoftware, Sophia looks to extend its AI platform deeper into NGS interpretation.

The two companies plan to join their respective technologies in order to help clinicians better interpret genetic variant data.

The combined products will provide customers with a comprehensive solution for managing next-generation sequencing workflows in the lab.

Ranomics is building a business around providing functional data on variants of unknown significance, starting with BRCA1 mutations.

This week, Interactive Biosoftware released Alamut-HT 1.1, an upgraded version of its genomic variant annotation and interpretation software.

Cartagenia and Interactive Biosoftware have signed an agreement allowing Cartagenia to integrate IB's Alamut gene visualization software into its BenchLab, a web-based software tool for interpreting genomic variation in routine diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cartagenia and Interactive Biosoftware today said that they will integrate their data analysis tools for interpreting genomic variation in routine diagnostics.

Illumina has launched its RapidTrack Whole Genome Sequencing service, which uses the HiSeq 2500 sequencing instrument and the company's new iSAAC genome alignment software to sequence and align a whole human genome in five days.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Interactive Biosoftware has released a new version of its flagship Alamut mutation analysis software designed to identify variants in next-generation sequence data.

Interactive Biosoftware says its software is a cut above the rest because it goes beyond identifying mutations in sequences to providing interpretations of the consequences of genomic variations.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.