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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — In a 1989 piece in Rolling Stone about "the Net" and its future impact on everyday lives, science fiction writer William Gibson avoided making any sweeping predictions.

Personalis has launched services for genomic sequencing and interpretation, including its ACE Exome and ACE Genome sequencing services, which supplement standard exome and whole-genome sequencing with additional targeted sequencing to improve acc

Personalis has launched services for genomic sequencing and interpretation, including its ACE Exome and ACE Genome sequencing services, which supplement standard exome and whole-genome sequencing with additional targeted sequencing to improve acc

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Personalis said after the close of the market Thursday that it has gained an exclusive license to commercialize the Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base (PharmGKB) and has launched its genome services for researchers.

Emerging from stealth mode, newly minted Five3 Genomics is hoping to claim a share of the bioinformatics marketplace by providing cancer genome analysis services using tools developed at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

GeneTalk, an informatics startup based in Berlin, is hoping to make its bread and butter by providing customers with algorithms to prioritize disease variants and a forum through which they can find additional information about these variants from others in the community.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
This article has been updated to correct errors in the previously reported modifications made to BreakSeq — one of the components of the HugeSeq pipeline

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Cartagenia this week released a version of its Bench Lab software that is geared toward analyzing next-generation sequence data in clinical laboratories.

By Monica Heger
This story was originally published Jan. 9.
Knome has hired a new CEO as part of its strategy to expand its whole-genome sequence interpretation services into the clinic.

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The US Department of Justice has proposed a rule change to enable DNA to be collected from migrants, the Associated Press reports.

Bernard Fisher, a surgeon who changed how breast cancer is treated, has died at 101, the New York Times reports.

Washington Post columnist writes that she is skeptical about DNA-based diets.

In PNAS this week: recurrent inactivation of DEPDC5 in gastrointestinal stromal tumors, taxonomic reliability of GenBank sequences, and more.