Informatics

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

Bioinformatics and genomic medicine stand to have outsize influence in the the new, university-wide Vanderbilt Data Science Visions Working Group.

The company is developing a bioinformatics platform that searches billions of molecules to generate a library of compounds to manipulate cell biology.

Telehealth startup PWNHealth will provide physician oversight services to Sema4's recently launched CarrierChek product, allowing for a nationwide rollout.

With this latest funding, the precision medicine company has raised $130 million to date.

The computational tools will be designed to screen DNA sequences to detect biological threats that may arise from synthetic microbial manipulation.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.