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The New York Times profiles Jeffrey Hammerbacher, who has moved from Bear Stearns and Facebook to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

The partnership marries Foundation's genomic knowledgebase with H3's drug discovery engine and computational biology platform.

A University of Washington-led team looked at strain diversity in human gut microbiomes using a newly developed computational pipeline.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Coverage of Foundation Medicine was initiated today by Goldman Sachs and Leerink Swann, which gave the cancer genomics analysis firm a Neutral and Outperform rating, respectively.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bayer Technology Services today said it and RWTH Aachen University in Germany have collaborated to form the Joint Research Center on Computational Biomedicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to award $11.3 million to fund a number of research projects that will develop computational approaches for interpreting sequence variants found in the non-protein-coding regions of the human genome.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A large international team led by investigators at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has published a new study outlining a mutational catalog reflecting the processes at play in dozens of the most common cancer culprits.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biopharmaceutical firm Berg and the US Department of Defense today announced an agreement to discover biomarkers for prostate cancer and to develop more effective treatments for the disease.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genomics firm Foundation Medicine has filed to go public, with a target goal of raising as much as $86.3 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German startup biotech firm Blackfield today announced a collaboration with AstraZeneca in support of one of the biopharmaceutical firm's oncology drug development programs.

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An analysis of blood donations suggests SARS-CoV-2 was present in the US weeks earlier than thought, according to NPR.

The Guardian reports that DeepMind Technologies' AlphaFold can predict how proteins fold.

CNBC reports that a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel is to vote on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

In PNAS this week: targeting progesterone signaling in ovarian cancer, LINE-1 retrotransposition events in adenocarcinomas, and more.