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The list is intended to provide ClinVar a level of assurance about the quality of variant classification data submitted by clinical labs.

The addition of the patient-facing family history platform will expand and enhance Invitae's existing genome management support services, the company said.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: efforts to recode the Salmonella typhimurium LT2 genome, Human Genome Variation Archive database, and more.

The companies believe the database can facilitate outcomes research, improve variant interpretations, inform drug development efforts.

At the American Society for Microbiology meeting, speakers sketched out an idea for a National Microbiome Data Collaborative and sought community insight.

Intermed is investing in Indivumed to support expansion of its cancer genomic database and to help distribute tests developed by its IndivuTest subsidiary.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: MicrobiomeAnalyst, Cancer PanorOmics, and more

A new TGen analysis has unraveled breast cancer mutational patterns specific to black women that could help improve outcomes and reduce recurrence.

One paper involving experts from Myriad Genetics and another from Invitae added fresh data to a contentious debate over the use of public variant databases.

Hospitals in Morocco, Cameroon, and South Africa recently adopted its SOPHiA artificial intelligence offering, the firm's first crop of African customers.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.