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At Tri-Con, UCSF's Charles Chiu discussed validation of a metagenomic NGS test as well as a new project to develop an RNA sequencing panel for Lyme disease.

The technologies monitor patient response to immunotherapies. 

The firm is counting on its experience integrating data from the oil and gas industry to change the way pharmaceutical data scientists work.

Ahead of a longer-term goal to develop IVD kits, the company has a plan this year to allow early-access customers to take on one aspect of testing in their own labs.

The company is using money from a recent $3 million fundraise to package its Lyme disease test for use in settings like doctors' offices and pharmacy clinics.

In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.