The team came up with an algorithm called bloodTyper for antigen-typing based on whole-genome sequences.
MIT and Stanford computer scientists developed a technique for secure, massively scalable genomic analysis that they hope will unleash greater data sharing.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.
The latest release of Sophia AI merges imaging analysis with genomic medicine in pursuit of better diagnosis and treatment.
Sentieon will integrate its DNAseq and TNseq variant-calling technology into Qiagen's CLC Genomics Workbench and the Qiagen Clinical Insight platform.
A study led by Johns Hopkins describes a method for automating slow, inaccurate manual chart review when searching for signs of misdiagnosis.
A Baylor study compared 25 algorithms in terms of their ability to characterize missense variants and found significant disagreement in their predictions.
In Genome Biology this week: new hot pepper reference genomes, comparison of variant classification algorithms, and more.
Commercialization efforts will focus on the most recent version of Genialis' platform, which includes tools for RNA-seq analysis and variant discovery.
Sentieon and DNAstack said their partnership is aimed at lowering the cost and improving the accuracy of genomic data analysis in the cloud.
The UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics says genetically modifying human embryos could be morally permissible, according to the Guardian.
A new Nature Biotechnology paper reports that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can lead to large deletions or complex rearrangements that could be pathogenic.
The Wall Street Journal likens a prototype developed by Synthetic Genomics to a "biological fax machine."
In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.