Intrepid Bioinformatics Cofactor Taps Intrepid to Provide Visualization Capabilities for Cow Exome Capture Offering Premium 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. Cofactor, Intrepid Integrate Cow Genome Analysis Tools 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. Ahead of Full System Launch, Intrepid Seeks Ag-Bio Test Drivers for 'Private Beta' Premium 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. Pocketing $550K in Financing, Intrepid Hires CEO, Rolls out Trial of Genomic Data-Management System Premium 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. Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.