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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.

New bioinformatics businesses bloomed over the past year in spite of a challenging market and encroachment from instrument vendors and other larger entities.

The new challenge focuses on computational methods for identifying blood gene expression signatures that can be used as markers of smoking exposure.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.