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

Ardigen has expanded into immuno-oncology, microbiomics, epigenomics, and CRISPR data analysis to support drug development and precision medicine.

Under the partnership, RxGenomix and CLS will offer a pharmacogenomics training, implementation, and management package to healthcare providers.

Metascape uses data from over 40 knowledgebases and 10 model organisms to provide functional enrichment, interactome analysis, gene annotation, and membership search capabilities.

With NetApp certification, sequence file compression software vendor PetaGene can improve the speed and scalability of genomic data processing for its customers.

At Bio-IT World, Sage Bionetworks' John Wilbanks called on the research community to adopt the OMOP and FHIR standards so data becomes more useful to other scientists.

Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.

May
07
Sponsored by
Agilent

This webinar will discuss the implementation of an enterprise-wide clinical genomics platform that is shared across 10 hospitals and research organizations in the Australian State of Victoria.

Jun
17
Sponsored by
Illumina

This webinar will provide an overview of polygenic risk scores, which aggregate dozens of genetic variants that have been linked to disease risk in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) into a single score.