Informatics

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

OmniTier claims that CompStor performs comparably to standard alignment-based methods but may be a more affordable solution for customers with limited budgets.

Researchers used WGS to diagnose the patients when previous testing couldn't find an underlying genetic cause for their symptoms.

Israeli firm DNATix recently claimed not only the transfer of a genetic sequence using blockchain technology, but the transfer of a complete Y chromosome.

The company’s software-as-a-service and sequencing and molecular analysis revenues grew, and the firm narrowed its loss from a year ago.

Under a new partnership, Finnish DTC testing company Negen will send its raw genetic test data to BC Platforms to aid in reporting test results to clinicians.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.

In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

Aug
20
Sponsored by
Canon BioMedical

This webinar will provide an overview of recent advances in single-cell RNA sequencing from the perspectives of three research organizations.

Aug
27
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar offers a look at how an advanced genetics laboratory implemented and validated a commercial bioinformatics system to help scale its operations.