The partnership is part of a broader agreement between Genome BC and Genomics England to share data and tools around cancer and rare and infectious diseases.
The Public Health England lab plans to continue to use Oxford Nanopore's MinIon to help discover novel resistance mutations and elements that influence virulence.
Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.
The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.