data sharing Invitae to Acquire Consumer Health Tech Firm Ciitizen for $325M The company focused on aggregating genomic content in one service believes Ciitizen will enhance its goal by enabling patients to aggregate and share their data to improve healthcare. Association for Molecular Pathology Issues Guidelines to Promote Genetic Variant Data Sharing The group drafted a series of recommendations for key stakeholders including clinical labs, database operations, policymakers, and researchers. NFTs for Genome Sharing Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data. Rockefeller Foundation Funds Global Pathogen Sequencing With $20M, Forms Collaborations The funding and alliances mark the first step in the foundation's establishment of a pandemic prevention institute, which will collaborate with similar efforts elsewhere. Amazon Web Services Aims to Remove Computational 'Heavy Lifting' for Genomics Customers Premium In genomics and molecular diagnostics, Amazon Web Services sees itself as a platform for high-performance computing, data sharing, and global collaboration. Apr 20, 2021 BC Platforms Enlists TripleBlind for AI Data Protection Mar 22, 2021 Insightful Science to Acquire Dotmatics Mar 17, 2021 M2Gen Lands New Private Investment, Inks Research Deal with Merck Mar 3, 2021 Nonprofit Count Me In to Return Genomic Results to Patients With Rare Cancers Premium Mar 1, 2021 Seqster, Medable Team on Data Integration for Clinical Trials Feb 26, 2021 GenomSys Banks on MPEG-G Standard to Make Genome Analysis Mobile Premium Feb 24, 2021 Syapse Plans Deeper Dive Into Large Health Systems for Data-Driven Cancer Insights Premium Jan 29, 2021 Genomics England Preps for NHS Genomic Medicines Service Launch With New Focus, Tools Premium Jan 25, 2021 Sano Genetics Raises £2.5M in Private Seed Funding Jan 21, 2021 Microsoft Brings Scalability, Apps to Broad and Verily's Terra Bioinformatics Platform Premium Jan 11, 2021 Broad, Verily Extend Terra Bioinformatics Platform to Microsoft Azure Jan 4, 2021 Enpicom Sees Personalized Medicine Coming Into Focus After Busy 2020 Premium Dec 11, 2020 Concert Genetics, Trapelo Health to Integrate Technology for Oncology Decision Support Dec 4, 2020 GA4GH Incorporates as a Not-For-Profit Organization in Canada Dec 1, 2020 Canadian Consortium Launches COVID Cloud to Support Molecular Research Nov 23, 2020 Prototype GenoShare Tool Aims to Help Patients Understand Risks of Genomic Data Sharing Premium Nov 12, 2020 Masking Variants Can Protect Genetic Privacy While Enabling Data Sharing Nov 10, 2020 Genosity, Igentify Collaborate on Genetic Counseling Software, Ink Comarketing Deal Oct 30, 2020 Pan-European Initiative to Build Infrastructure, Tools for Sharing Genomic Health Data Premium Sep 18, 2020 Kaiser Permanente Taps BC Platforms to Analyze Biobank, Clinical Data Premium Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.