Hospital will partner with several other institutions in this effort to support data-driven research into pediatric cancers and structural birth defects.
The free genetic testing program has amassed genetic data and samples from more than 5,000 patients that researchers can now apply to access.
The company will develop a data warehouse that integrates whole-genome sequence, medical, and wearables data from patients and controls.
The company said it will use the funds to complete and launch Mastermind, its flagship product for analyzing and interpreting variant data.
BIG offers free use of the warehouse to internal researchers and is reaching out to local companies in the Buffalo area working in genomics and other areas.
Omicia will use the proceeds to accelerate product development, expand sales and marketing, and extend variations of its flagship Opal Clinical platform for NGS data analysis.
Dell plans to begin allowing clinical customers to store genomic datasets alongside patients' medical imaging data this spring.
The company is testing a database solution that will help clinical researchers store, manage, and analyze variant information ahead of full launch this quarter.
Molecular Health has renamed its portfolio ahead of planned product launches and an early-access program for its drug safety software starting in January.
Illumina's BaseSpace cloud will host 5,000 genomes of individuals with autism and their families from the National Institute of Mental Health's genetics repository.
Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.
Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.
The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.
In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, and more.