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Under the terms of the agreement, DNAnexus will make Sapio's LIMS software available on its genomics infrastructure.

IDBS has released ActivityBase XE 7.7, which provides enhanced screening and analysis functionality.

Sapio Sciences has launched Exemplar NGS LIMS to track next-generation sequencing workflows from request through processing and analysis.

Mount Sinai Medical Center has selected Sapio Sciences' Exemplar laboratory information management system solution to track and manage next-generation sequencing workflows run in its genomics core facility.

Sapio Sciences said this week that the New York Genome Center has selected its Exemplar laboratory information management system to manage operations in its next-generation sequencing labs.

Sapio Sciences said this week that its Exemplar LIMS now works on tablet computers.

This week, Genedata released Genedata Selector for Beer, Wine, and Spirits, a platform which is to analyze the genomes of brewing yeast and other microbes vital to the fermentation processes.

Pacific Biosciences said this week that customers of its Single Molecule Real Time sequencer now have access to a number of informatics analysis options and laboratory information management systems through its partner program. These include:

This week, Sapio Sciences released Exemplar Dx LIMS, a version of its laboratory information management system designed specifically for the molecular diagnostic market.

Sapio Sciences said this week that the Epigenetics Center of the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at Johns Hopkins University has licensed its Exemplar Laboratory Information Management System and Electronic Lab Notebook software.

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.