TheSTARPlatform includes tools for analyzing genomic data from raw sequence through to variants calls as well as for compressing and storing data.
The laboratory will employ dedicated computational biologists and bioinformaticians to analyze genomic datasets for ALSF-funded researchers and other scientists.
Recent numbers from the PMKB website show that the repository currently contains 144 genes, 458 variant descriptions, and 286 clinical interpretations.
The new center will focus on supporting and mentoring junior faculty researchers as well as on building bioinformatics infrastructure for projects.
The National Institutes of Health grant will allow the university to build a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence to advance computational biology research.
Cyclica will soon begin testing a commercial version of its services software this summer ahead of a full launch planned for next year.
Using UK10K project data, a Stanford University-led team described polygenic adaptations contributing to complex human traits over the past 2,000 years.
The group will offer free access to omic and clinical data from the project and develop software to help clinicians use the models in patient care.
By scouring the genomes of more than 1,500 individuals from diverse populations, researchers mapped human genome sites enriched or depleted for archaic sequences.
The partners have planned a three-year pilot and selected three NCI projects to benefit from supercomputers and expertise offered by four DOE labs.
Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.
CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.
Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.
In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.