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Intrepid Bioinformatics

This week, Cofactor Genomics said that it is partnering with Louisville, Ky.-based Intrepid Bioinformatics to add a visualization component to its bovine whole-exome capture offering.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cofactor Genomics and Intrepid Bioinformatics have partnered to integrate their offerings for analyzing cow genome data, St. Louis-based Cofactor said today.

Intrepid plans to recruit academic researchers, who will have the option to test its tools on their own datasets or to run them on publicly available data stored in the repository.

The Kentucky-based bioinformatics startup used a series A round of funding to hire a CEO and develop a genomic data management and storage service that it plans to launch early next year.

Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.