bioinformatics

PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.

The grant will support the consortium's ongoing efforts to clinically validate data analysis software for monitoring treatment responses to cancer vaccines.

Finland-based Tieto and Swiss firm BC Platforms will jointly develop technology for integrating genomic and clinical data in the Northern European market.

DNAstack will help Autism Speaks add a data discovery portal and data-sharing features to the research platform, and integrate it with bioinformatics workflows.

Elucidata, which makes software to support drug discovery, recently released a metabolomics analysis platform that includes machine learning technology.

Benchmark led a new investment round in digital lab notebook maker Benchling, which claims 500 percent year-over-year growth in annual recurring revenue.

The plan seeks to modernize the US biomedical data handling infrastructure, in order to to keep up with the explosive growth in information from genomics research.

Informaticians at Spain's National Cancer Research Centre develop a methodology for evaluating likely drug efficacy based on specific patient genotypes.

The All of Us Participant Technology Systems Center offers web and mobile apps to aggregate data and engage patients who join the All of Us cohort program.

Malaysia-based ScienceVision has agreed to commercialize and distribute the PierianDx Clinical Genomics Workspace platform in Southeast Asian countries.

Pages

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.