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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.

With an SBIR Phase II grant in hand, Michigan startup Parabricks is adding both speed and AI to variant calling as it eyes a Series A round next year.

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

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.