Informatics

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

Commercialization efforts will focus on the most recent version of Genialis' platform, which includes tools for RNA-seq analysis and variant discovery.

Sunquest and N-of-One are aiming to help pathologists create actionable, patient-specific genetic reports from NGS panels.

The deal covers BioDiscovery's products, including the NxClinical 4.0 software system for genomic variant analysis and interpretation.

The workgroup wanted to address the problem of variability in how bioinformatics pipelines are validated in order to improve the accuracy of NGS tests.

Inova Translational Medicine Institute has become more efficient running Cloudera's platform, but continues to evaluate this new world of bioinformatics.

The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.