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

The integration on the Microsoft Azure cloud is helping Kaiser make its vast genomics dataset available to a wider pool of researchers.

Covance hopes to improve and accelerate oncology clinical trial matching with the Tempus technology platform and network.

Hexagon's discovery platform is designed to identify potentially therapeutic secondary metabolites and their protein targets from fungal genomes.

The Tokyo-based firm is looking to expand into the US market following a recent ¥700 million ($6.6 million) Series B financing round.

By employing distributed computational resources and a novel algorithm, the VariantSpark technology is able to process a trillion data points in 15 hours. 

Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.

Sep
30
Sponsored by
LGC SeraCare Life Sciences

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) continues to expand globally to support maternal-fetal patient care. 

Oct
08
Sponsored by
Genecentric

This webinar, Part 3 of the “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology” webinar series sponsored by GeneCentric Therapeutics, will discuss novel and emerging applications of RNA-based genomic analysis in precision oncology, form characterizing the tumor microenvironment to informing the development of immuno-oncology treatments.

Oct
26
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss Genotypos Science Labs’ experience with a whole-exome sequencing solution supporting the detection of copy number variants (CNVs) for the management of complex cases.

Oct
27
Sponsored by
LGC SeraCare Life Sciences

This webinar brings together an expert panel of stakeholders in cancer diagnostics and clinical care who will discuss the promise and challenges of liquid biopsy technologies in cancer diagnosis, monitoring, and patient care management.