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

The tool, developed by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, was able to establish distinct mutational patterns in five major pediatric cancers.

NantHealth's net loss more than tripled in the second quarter, though it continues to build up its cash reserves.

Genomic data analytics firm Sentieon uses the challenges to prove and increase customer confidence in its bioinformatics technology.

Company officials credited investments in information technology, as well as R&D for RT-PCR-based tests, with driving up the firm's billable testing numbers.

Fluidigm's Helios mass cytometer and Hyperion imaging system will be bundled with De Novo's FCS Express 7 Flow software for suspension data analysis.

A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.

Aug
19
Sponsored by
UgenTec

This webinar will present a case study from in vitro diagnostics developer SpeeDx on its experience building a complete sample-to-result workflow — encompassing instrumentation and data analysis software — for its qPCR-based ResistancePlus MG Mycoplasma genitalium assay.

Aug
24
Sponsored by
Genecentric

This webinar, Part 1 of the “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology” webinar series sponsored by GeneCentric Therapeutics, will discuss how gene expression signatures can accelerate (and rehabilitate) drug programs, define targeted patient populations, expand drug indications, and improve clinical success.

Sep
03
Sponsored by
Illumina

This webinar will provide an overview of how the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) at the University of Colorado implemented a preemptive pharmacogenomic screening program via a large-scale research biobank and a robust biocomputing system.

Sep
10
Sponsored by
Genecentric

This webinar, Part 2 of the “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology” webinar series sponsored by GeneCentric Therapeutics, will focus on the development of RNA-based companion diagnostics for oncology.