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.
The company'sExatype software is a web-based solution for locating HIV drug resistance mutations using raw NGS data and other functional information.
A recent paper describes sample infrastructure for connecting tumor sequence to drugs and trials for use by labs offering oncology NGS-based panels.
The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.
The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.
News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.
In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.