Informatics

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

The year-old German company wants to help the healthcare industry decentralize genomic data with its platform for potentially billions of people worldwide.

The year-old German company wants to help the healthcare industry decentralize genomic data with its platform for potentially billions of people worldwide.

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 US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

CNBC reports that the sequencing startup Veritas aims to sequence individuals who fall at extremes.

In PLOS this week: genotyping of indigenous North African goats, program to simulate evolve and resequencing studies, and more.

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.

Oct
02
Sponsored by
Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.