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Bionano Genomics Genomic Analysis Tools Suite

Bionano Genomics has launched a new suite of genomic analysis software, Bionano Access 1.0 and Bionano Solve 3.0. Bionano Access replaces IrysView software for Irys users and centralizes all software needed to generate, edit, analyze, and visualize genome maps. It also comes with a powerful variant annotation pipeline that can filter out common variants based on a database of controls, analyze trios or two samples to identify inherited and de novo structural variants, and visualize and export in a dbVar-compliant VCF file for downstream analysis. Bionano Solve 3.0 is an assembly pipeline within Bionano Access that allows users to run SV analysis or hybrid scaffolding. It also significantly improves the hybrid scaffolding application by integrating two genome maps created separately with different nicking enzymes.

The Scan

Panel Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Kids

CNN reports that the US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has voted in favor of authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine for children between 5 and 11 years old.

Sharing How to Make It

Merck had granted a royalty-free license for its COVID-19 treatment to the Medicines Patent Pool, according to the New York Times.

Bring it Back In

Bloomberg reports that a genetic analysis has tied a cluster of melioidosis cases in the US to a now-recalled aromatherapy spray.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on SomaMutDB, VThunter, SCovid Databases

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database of somatic mutations in normal tissue, viral receptor-related expression signatures, and more.