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The Wellcome Trust has granted the University of Dundee five more years of support to help bioinformaticians develop a web-compatible JavaScript version of the software.

Bioinformaticians at the Free University of Brussels have built a database, machine learning technology, and web platform for identifying elusive pathogenic gene pairs.

The software, presented at the ISMB/ECCB conference, helps researchers fill in gaps in the human epigenome thanks to 3D deep-learning techniques.

The former head of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology discussed how data quality can improve biomedical research and inform precision medicine.

The Bayesian Estimation of Variants in Regions tool estimates regional heritability using summary statistics from genome-wide association studies.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.

After slow, organic growth in imaging, the Spanish startup is courting major healthcare companies for a buyout as the genomics market presents major opportunities.

Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities.

The solution uses machine learning to pare down somatic variant lists, simplifying the task of manually reviewing the output of sequence analysis pipelines.

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

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Master's and doctoral students in the UK call on funding groups to extend their grants for the duration of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Guardian reports.

Squid can make edits to their RNA within the cytoplasm of their axons, Science News reports.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting $25 million toward COVID-19 treatment research, according to the Verge.

In Science this week: researchers engineer version of Cas9 that is nearly PAM-less, and more.