computational biology Combined Approach Enables Modeling of Core Protein Interactions Based on Yeast Proteome The combination of deep learning approaches with a co-evolution analysis allowed researchers to model yeast protein complexes. Israeli Government Extends CRISPR-IL Consortium With $14.5M in New Funding The second 18-month phase of the program to develop AI technologies for gene editing seeks to validate and refine software developed since last year. Pfizer Centralizes RNA-seq Data on Seven Bridges Under Integrative Biology Program Premium Just months into its collaboration with Seven Bridges, Pfizer is moving beyond its original scRNA-seq plans to migrate bulk RNA-seq data to aid R&D. Computational Biologists Seek Continuous Benchmarking of Bioinformatics Technology Premium The in-development Renku method from the Swiss Data Science Center was built to update automatically as new metrics are introduced. Wyss Institute Spinout Pluto Biosciences Bets on Collaborative Bioinformatics Platform Premium The startup, which makes a collaborative bioinformatics platform for molecular lab workflows, just closed a $1 million seed round and is preparing a free version of its software. Breaking News Genetic Loci With Link to Bowel Movement Frequency May Point to GI Condition Treatments Rebus Biosystems Acquires IP, Assay Assets of EEL Transcriptomics Genedrive Rapid Molecular COVID-19 Test Receives CE Mark Nomic Bio Closes $17M Series A Round Pacific Biosciences, UCLA Collaborate on Rare Disease Diagnostics Foundation Medicine Test Nabs FDA Approval as CDx for BRAF Inhibitor Therapeutics for Melanoma The Scan Back as Director A court has reinstated Nicole Boivin as director of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Science reports. Research, But Implementation? Francis Collins reflects on his years as the director of the US National Institutes of Health with NPR. For the False Negatives The Guardian writes that the UK Health Security Agency is considering legal action against the lab that reported thousands of false negative COVID-19 test results. Genome Biology Papers Present Epigenetics Benchmarking Resource, Genomic Architecture Maps of Peanuts, More In Genome Biology this week: DNA methylation data for seven reference cell lines, three-dimensional genome architecture maps of peanut lines, and more.