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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.

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.

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Martin Madaus has been named Quanterix's permanent CEO. Madaus, who is chairman of the company, had been serving as interim CEO since May when David Okrongly left the Cambridge, Mass.-based company.

Andrew Feinberg, director of the Center for Epigenetics at the Institute for Basic Biomedical Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been awarded a Director's Pioneer Award by the National Institutes of Health.

Martin Madaus has been named as Quanterix's permanent CEO. Madaus, who is chairman of the company, had been serving as interim CEO since May when David Okrongly left the Cambridge, Mass.-based array company.

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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.

NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.

In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.