News on bioinformatics, software, genome analysis, variant classification, and IT in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.
23andMe Laying off 9 Percent of Workforce to Cut Operating Costs
The elimination of about 75 jobs will be complete by the end of the current quarter as 23andMe looks to stem losses.
Oxford Nanopore, Geneyx to Develop Software for Clinical Nanopore Sequencing
The partnership will combine Oxford Nanopore's Epi2Me software and Geneyx's AI platform to target newborn screening and rare diseases.
UCSF researchers developed a polygenic score for PSA production that may be able to help account for individual variation in PSA levels.
The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health also wants to take on more driver projects as it looks to promote standards-based precision medicine.
While computing power remains a challenge, AI-based methods could complement existing tools like mass spectrometry and yeast two-hybrid systems.