Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

OGI Taps Golden Helix's SVS Software for Genetic Data Analysis

Premium

Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) has signed an agreement with Golden Helix that lets researchers in organizations it works with use the SNP & Variation Suite to analyze genomics data from human health and agricultural research projects.

Golden Helix's SVS provides an integrated collection of analytic tools, accessible through a user-friendly interface, to help researchers manage, analyze, and visualize genomic and phenotypic data.

As part of the deal, Golden Helix said it is providing the software at a reduced cost. It is not disclosing the specific financial terms of the agreement.

The Scan

Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids

CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old.

Sharing How to Make It

Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times.

Bring it Back In

Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.