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Hitachi and Centre Léon Bérard have opened a research lab in Lyon that will apply AI to medical imaging and predict response to radiation therapy from genomic markers.

By participating in the project, the company, located in Tokyo, hopes to improve its cloud-based data management services while winning over new customers.

Project partners will expand on infrastructure developed by DNAstack for accessing genomic data and explore patient consent models that support nationwide sharing.

St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.

Following an April hackathon and work from Melbourne Genomics and Fred Hutch, the Broad is about to release a long-awaited AWS version of its Cromwell workflow engine.

Ardigen has expanded into immuno-oncology, microbiomics, epigenomics, and CRISPR data analysis to support drug development and precision medicine.

With NetApp certification, sequence file compression software vendor PetaGene can improve the speed and scalability of genomic data processing for its customers.

The informatics firms signed agreements to offer certain of their genomic data technologies on Google's cloud-based computing services platform.

The Common Infrastructure for National Cohorts in Europe, Canada, and Africa (CINECA) project looks to harmonize ontologies and create an interoperability platform for global genomics research.

Following the launch of GenoVic last year, the organization is working to get more centers on the platform and figure out its role in an A$500M national initiative.

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Gene editing could be an issue competitive sports need to address soon, four researchers from Arizona State University write at Slate.

A genetic alteration appears to increase heart failure risk among people of African descent, according to the Washington Post.

In his look back at the past decade, BuzzFeed News' Peter Aldhous writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing has led to "Facebook for genes."

In Nature this week: genetic "clock" that can predict the lifespans of vertebrates, new assembler called wtdbg2, and more.