PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.
Research presented at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference shows promise in uncovering more SNP-phenotype links in GWAS.
Organizers of a data analysis challenge remain hopeful that a recent update to the Connectivity Map resource will lead to breakthroughs in DILI detection by next year.
Researchers got together at the ISMB/ECCB conference to create, clean up, and organize Wikipedia articles on biomedical informatics.
Organizers of the Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation project are attempting to drum up interest in developing new methods to predict human phenotypes from genomic information.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.