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Cytobank provides a cloud- and machine learning-based software platform for multi-parametric single-cell data analysis, sharing, and archiving.

Greg Simon - Biden Cancer Initiative

Standards for interoperability and better cooperation among stakeholders will help unleash the power of genomics in cancer care, says the head of the Biden Cancer Initiative.

The company formerly known as TransMed Systems looks to bring "clarity and transparency" to the emerging field of precision oncology and in patient-trial matching.

The La Jolla, California-based firm plans to use the funds to accelerate research partnerships around its LunaDNA genomic data sharing platform.

The companies will develop analytics tools and leverage the Syapse Learning Health Network in an effort to shorten the time to market for new cancer therapies.

The year-old Princess Máxima Center, based in Utrecht, has turned to bioinformatics firm The Hyve to address integration and interoperability issues.

The effort, called FAIRplus, commenced earlier this year with a budget of €8.2 million, funded by the Innovative Medicine Initiative.

At Bio-IT World, Sage Bionetworks' John Wilbanks called on the research community to adopt the OMOP and FHIR standards so data becomes more useful to other scientists.

Sano will use the funding to support its research platform, through which individuals can submit their medical history and genetic data for research studies.

The Common Infrastructure for National Cohorts in Europe, Canada, and Africa (CINECA) project looks to harmonize ontologies and create an interoperability platform for global genomics research.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.