Informatics

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

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

The newly announced Genomics Aotearoa collaborative platform seeks to accelerate adoption and application of genomics technology across multiple disciplines.

Stanford University researchers have adapted a cryptographic technique for use in genomic analysis.

Geneformics, which grew out of Israel's Weizmann Institute, promises to boost the speed of moving data by tenfold and cut costs by 90 percent.

Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.

"It's actually pretty difficult to build an artificially intelligent machine," according to a top Google life scientist, who is more focused on iterative machine learning.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.