The release has been accompanied by acute interest from the genomics community, which views the resource as a "game changer" for anyone working in human genetics.
The effort is already bearing fruit, as the team has been able to validate several variants known to be connected with adverse drug reactions.
Core elements of the new program include integrating genomic data into electronic medical records and the establishment of a national genome center.
Norwegian lab BioBank will market VHL's testing products for microorganisms, animals, and plants in its home territory.
Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.
The free genetic testing program has amassed genetic data and samples from more than 5,000 patients that researchers can now apply to access.
The partners will collect cancer tissue samples from volunteers in Tamil Nadu — a region with a population of roughly 78 million.
The partners will work together to create a cancer research biobank to help advance Northwell's precision medicine efforts.
The partners have opened a new biorepository that will engage with clinical researchers and foster future personalized medicine efforts in the German capital.
The center, which is seen as a bellwether for integrating genomic information with EMRs, will use the data to inform efforts to prevent chronic, common diseases.
23andMe is offering early customers re-testing on newer chips for a fee, Wired reports.
He Jiankui is no longer affiliated with Direct Genomics Biotechnology, the single molecule sequencing company he founded, Nikkei Asian Review reports.
Newsweek writes about the hopes for precision medicine in cancer, but also challenges getting it to patients.
In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.