Informatics

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

In December, the organization committed $1.2 million to support the creation of an ME/CFS research center at Stanford University.

The partners will develop and implement bioinformatics tools, pipelines, and techniques to improve molecular profiling for research and clinical oncology.

The company will use the funds to further develop its cloud-based alternative splicing analysis platform for drug discovery.

The All of Us Participant Technology Systems Center offers web and mobile apps to aggregate data and engage patients who join the All of Us cohort program.

The startup plans to harness single-cell genomics and computational analysis to discover therapies for autoimmune disease and cancer.

The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Jun
05
Sponsored by
Linguamatics

This webinar will discuss how Sanofi used literature mining to annotate the association of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles with diseases and drug hypersensitivity as part of a multiple sclerosis (MS) biomarker discovery project.

Jun
12
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will highlight a comprehensive end-to-end solution for precision care in oncology, comprising sample acquisition through to sequencing and analysis, treatment recommendations, and follow-through.

Jun
14
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss an effort underway at the University of North Carolina Medical Center's to overcome limitations in the hematological genomic testing workflow with artificial intelligence (AI) from Sophia Genetics.

Jun
21
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.