NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Personalis announced Tuesday that it has received a contract to provide sequencing and data analysis for the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Menlo Park, Calif.-based startup said that the contract will utilize samples from several VA sources including the Million Veterans Program. It expects to provide sequencing and data analysis for more than 1,000 individuals under the contract.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.