The deal with AstraZeneca serves to validate the company's technology, while two new distributors have raised the software vendor's international profile.
The companies will combine clinical genetic testing services with data management technology to support precision medicine for rare diseases.
PetaGene is expanding further into South Asia and other regions by naming Dubai-based Alliance Global as its exclusive partner in several countries.
The UK-based genomic data compression software company has named startup Genique Lifesciences as its exclusive distributor in India.
The Swiss startup plans to use the funding to support the development of genomic analysis software based on the new MPEG-G compression standard.
At the NCI's Childhood Cancer Data Initiative Symposium, speakers emphasized measures such as data harmonization and the need for longitudinal data collection.
St. Jude investigators are sharing their WGS cancer data through the St. Jude Cloud, as well as tools and pipelines to help other researchers analyze and use it.
The companies will commercialize Predigraft, a data analysis tool that provides early predictions of risk for allograft rejection and transplant loss.
With NetApp certification, sequence file compression software vendor PetaGene can improve the speed and scalability of genomic data processing for its customers.
Clinical informatics startup Ovation looks to grow its business in laboratory information systems for precision molecular diagnostic labs.
Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.
Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.
Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.
In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.