Informatics

News on bioinformatics, software, genome analysis, variant classification, and IT in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Shivom and Lifebit will offer an artificial intelligence-based platform for identifying the right patients for enrollment in clinical trials.

The companies have agreed to offer OnRamp Bioinformatics' genomic data analysis platform with Active Motif's epigenetics research kits.

Janssen R&D will use BiomX's microbiome-based biomarker discovery platform to identify IBD patients likely to respond to a particular therapy.

With the recent introduction of its Reveal platform, the company behind the 1000 Genomes Project browser wants to unlock the potential of the UK Biobank dataset.

Finnish medical evidence provider Medaffcon will tap BC Platforms' global biobank analysis platform to generate medical evidence for researchers.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.