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

The new system, called BODE 2, will launch at the end of this year and will replace the existing BODE for the analysis of "big omics" data for research.

Medley Genomics' software, called HotNet2, assesses tumor genomic heterogeneity from large-scale sequencing datasets across patient cohorts.

The German molecular diagnostics firm is preparing for its merger with US-based OpGen, which is slated to close in the first quarter of next year.

Under a collaboration agreement, the firms plan to put together Agilent's SLIMS laboratory information system and MGI's DNBSeq series of sequencing platforms.

Centogene's data repository includes rare disease patient data including clinical information, health records, and a range of -omics data.

A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.

LiveScience reports that a novel mutation in the LPL gene was uncovered in three siblings with very high triglyceride levels.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

In PNAS this week: cytotoxic CD4 T cell signature in supercentenarians, evolutionary history of beetles, and more.

Dec
04
Sponsored by
BC Platforms

This webinar will discuss what it takes to begin realizing precision medicine in a comprehensive clinical infrastructure, with insights from the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM).

Dec
05
Sponsored by
Amazon

The discovery of microbial cell-free DNA has propelled the introduction of new technologies that can be leveraged for next-generation diagnostic assays. Previously inaccessible genomic information can now be comprehensively surveyed for microorganisms, all from a single blood draw.

Dec
10
Sponsored by
Congenica II

This webinar will discuss the use of next-generation sequencing and an optimized variant interpretation workflow to increase diagnostic yield in complex clinical cases.