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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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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.