cloud computing Amazon Genomics CLI Seeks to Improve Integration of Bioinformatics With AWS Cloud Premium The company calls the new software tool another "on ramp" to Amazon Web Services for petabyte-scale computing applications. Lifebit Biotech Closes $60M Series B Funding Round The London-based biomedical software company expects to continue to expand its staff and widen its global reach. MemVerge Hopes 'Big Memory Computing' Will Accelerate Bioinformatics Data Processing Premium The Silicon Valley startup recently announced deals with Penn State, TGen, and Analytical Biosciences to cut computational time and improve data recovery. Microsoft Azure Joins NIH STRIDES Cloud Computing Program STRIDES, which already contracts with AWS and Google Cloud, is making Azure AI and machine learning services available to NIH-funded biomedical researchers. Crown Hosting Wins £1.3M Genomics England Data Contract The contract award did not specify the nature of the 32-month contract with UK public-sector data host Crown Hosting Data Centres. Dec 21, 2017 Cancer Genome Collaboratory Quickly Maturing Six Months After Public Launch Premium Nov 20, 2017 Genialis Raises $2.3M in Seed Round, Preps for 2018 Public Software Launch Premium Nov 16, 2017 Inova Bullish on Cloudera Technology for Genomics, but Still in Early Days Premium Aug 30, 2017 Edico Offering Dragen Genome Pipeline on DNAnexus Platform Aug 16, 2017 Geneformics Sees Lossless Compression as Answer to Cloud Genomics Premium Aug 1, 2017 China's Annoroad Offers One-Stop Bioinformatics Analysis to Research Organizations, Clinics Premium Jul 20, 2017 Cloudian, OnRamp, ScaleMatrix Partnership Eyes Faster, Lower-Cost Genome Analysis Premium Jul 18, 2017 Three Firms Team to Offer Genomic Informatics, Cloud Storage, Research Lab Jun 28, 2017 Q&A: All of Us Data Center Ramps Up With Lofty Goals, Technical Challenges Premium Jun 22, 2017 Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Looks to Google Cloud for Data Management Premium May 30, 2017 MediSapiens, Bluebee Partnering on NGS Analytics May 25, 2017 At Bio-IT World, CIOs Share Thoughts On Data Security, Software Obsolescence, Usability Premium May 18, 2017 Cray Teams With Markley to Offer 'Supercomputing-as-a-Service' to Life Sciences Premium Apr 12, 2017 Simons Genome Diversity Project Data to Be Shared Through Seven Bridges Platform Jan 25, 2017 UC Santa Cruz Group Releases Cloud Iteration of Genome Browser Premium Jan 5, 2017 CosmosID Adds Metagenomics Software to Thermo Fisher Cloud Jan 5, 2017 WuXi Nextcode to Develop Informatics Tools for NHCS Cardiovascular Disease Studies in Asia Dec 8, 2016 Australian Team Puts CRISPR Design on Amazon Cloud Premium Nov 30, 2016 Codigo, BC Platforms, Microsoft Partner to Build Commercial Repository of Latin American Genotype Data Premium Nov 30, 2016 Edico Genome, Amazon Web Services Partner on Cloud Bioinformatics Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.