Informatics

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

Among Flatiron's assets is a database developed in collaboration with Foundation Medicine intended to help biopharma firms develop more effective cancer therapies.

The document is one of the early fruits of GA4GH Connect, a five-year initiative to better align the group's objectives with the key needs of the international genomic data community.

Meditech, one of the oldest existing EHR companies, has staked out a role in supporting precision medicine with drug-gene interaction testing.

California Kids Cancer Comparison leader David Haussler said the project's workflow was able to match 100 percent of tumor samples it tested to possible treatments.

The company said it would use the funding to continue development of its human microbiome research kits, protocols, and software.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.

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