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Smpl Bio is preparing to launch a software solution that will help researchers select the optimal candidates for targeted biomarker platforms.

Partek said this week that is teaming up with the Kennedy Krieger Institute to develop commercial software for identifying and analyzing the chromosomal abnormalities that underlie autism spectrum disorder and mental disorders like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Partek today said that it and the Kennedy Krieger Institute have been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop commercial software that would identify chromosomal abnormalities underlying conditions such as autism spectrum disorder

Several bioinformatics companies who signed on to Illumina’s BaseSpace program released their applications for the cloud infrastructure this week at the American Society of Human Genetics conference.

A roundup of new product offerings announced at the annual Bio-IT World conference held this week in Boston, Mass.

Partek and Life Technologies have partnered to integrate Partek's bioinformatics software with Life Tech's real-time PCR assays, the companies said today.

Software vendor Partek this week released Pathway.

Ion Torrent has released new data sets from its 318 chip.

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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.