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Some of the metrics used for the PrecisionFDA challenges have begun making their way into broader use, and additional competitions are planned.

AWS joins Google Cloud in supporting STRIDES, a nascent NIH program aimed at reducing barriers to large-scale biomedical data analysis via cloud computing.

Some partners are implementing their solutions on the Azure cloud while others will accept output from Microsoft's genomics pipeline as input into their solutions.

The institutions will develop a cloud-based storage and compute infrastructure for unrestricted and controlled-access data and metadata from NHGRI's projects.

The sequencing giant is migrating its BaseSpace analytics products to AWS in hopes of simplifying user adoption and rapidly expanding its library of curated content.

The new hardware expands Garvan's current system so that it can better support large-scale whole-genome and single-cell sequencing initiatives.

UCSD plans to expand the Metabolomics Workbench to include a wide range of clinical trials data including demographics and trial protocols.

OmniTier claims that CompStor performs comparably to standard alignment-based methods but may be a more affordable solution for customers with limited budgets.

The STRIDES program aims to establish industry partnerships to provide NIH researchers access to cost-effective computational infrastructure, tools, and services.

Built by two of the creators of Nextflow, former Techstars company Lifebit makes scaleable genomic analysis technology that runs in the cloud.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.