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

The deal builds on a non-exclusive partnership signed in January 2019 and PierianDx will now support three more Illumina cancer sequencing assays.

Led by DNAstack and supported by Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster, COVID Cloud looks to build a nationwide bioinformatics infrastructure to address the pandemic.

William Blair, Canaccord Genuity, and BTIG on Monday initiated coverage of newly public Biodesix, with ratings ranging from Buy to Outperform.

Developed by Lausanne University Hospital and presented at AMIA, the technology simulates malicious attacks on personal genomic data to risk scores for specific disclosures.

At the AMP 2020 annual meeting, the Chicago pediatric hospital described how to modernize variant calling, as new human genome assemblies are in the works.

An analysis of blood donations suggests SARS-CoV-2 was present in the US weeks earlier than thought, according to NPR.

The Guardian reports that DeepMind Technologies' AlphaFold can predict how proteins fold.

CNBC reports that a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel is to vote on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

In PNAS this week: targeting progesterone signaling in ovarian cancer, LINE-1 retrotransposition events in adenocarcinomas, and more.

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Diverse components of the UC Davis campus have been mobilized to deploy HTP testing to provide a safe working environment and keep the pandemic under control.