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The center, based in Barcelona, Spain, has built a search tool for quickly locating genetic variants and associated metadata for the novel coronavirus.

Covance hopes to improve and accelerate oncology clinical trial matching with the Tempus technology platform and network.

The grant will allow Weill Cornell to study genetic, social, and clinical factors that might explain why COVID-19 disproportionally affects minorities in the US.

Genuity, formerly known as WuXi NextCode, will sequence, analyze, and harmonize samples from Vanderbilt's biobank to inform biomarker and drug discovery.

BlackRock, the world's largest investment manager, led the round, joined by new investors Deerfield Management and Moore Strategic Ventures as well as existing investors.

Based in Boston with operations in Ireland and Iceland, the reorganized company is supporting COVID-19 testing and population genomics as it sheds its China division.

The startup has exclusively licensed an integration engine from the University of Miami to augment its VIPER platform and improve trial recruitment specifically in precision oncology.

The deal expands Illumina's cloud-based data analysis portfolio and gives its customers access to tools to boost assay and operational efficiency.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is among the new investors, as the bioinformatics company continues to scale up its multiomics platform to meet growing demand.

AMELIE demonstrated greater accuracy and speed than previous methods in suggesting relevant genetic variants for diagnosing monogenic disorders.

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Novavax has begun a phase III trial of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to the New York Times.

Vox reports that the Trump Administration may limit student visas for individuals from some countries to two years.

The governor of New York says the state will conduct its own review of any SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, NPR reports.

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