By tapping cloud computing power, ARUP's new "Pipey" system could eventually scale to run 10,000 samples as quickly as it runs one sample.
ARUP said it is seeing larger volumes of pathology samples, requiring more advanced and efficient workflows.
Multiple variant databases are creating competition among groups that disagree on how to advance the most scientifically robust and sustainable sharing model.
The recent failure of Bristol-Myers Squibb's lung cancer immunotherapy to meet its primary endpoint demonstrates the challenge of working with imperfect biomarkers.
The company said it will use the funds to further develop its DNA search technologies based on the Taxonomer pathogen metagenomics analysis platform.
Co-discoverers of the link between the gene EIF2AK4 and specific types of pulmonary hypertension, Intermountain and ARUP are now collaborating to offer clinical testing.
The DTWG proposal for regulating in vitro clinical tests has made it into draft legislation but it still needs support from key stakeholders in the life sciences field.
Under the partnership, the companies will help drugmakers efficiently implement complementary and companion tests through lab networks.
ARUP's database is one of many options that researchers and oncologists can use to learn about whether alterations in BRCA genes are associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk.
The group hopes its proposed regulatory framework might strike a compromise between different industry stakeholders.
Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.
The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.
An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.
In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.