Informatics

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

The newly announced Microbiome Immunity Project seeks to discover links between autoimmune diseases and bacteria in and on the human body.

Blockchain technology, most commonly associated with Bitcoin, could potentially solve scalability and trust issues often associated with genomic data.

The research team is developing a computational system for studying the relationship between RNA structure and function.

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

Stanford University researchers have adapted a cryptographic technique for use in genomic analysis.

The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.