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
As genome sequencing continues to makes inroads into clinics, established vendors and small startups are honing their informatics portfolios to tap into the growing market for software in this setting.