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.

The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.