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LifeOmic will use Genomenon's Mastermind technology to tag disease-causing variants with citations from the applicable literature.

MCRI is planning to integrate its POSSUMweb database into FDNA's Face2Gene software, in order to enhance its library of genetic syndrome data and images.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genotyping-by-sequencing approach, Encyclopedia of Proteome Dynamics resource, and more.

The team aims to release the new resource sometime next year, with the hope that it will become as widely used as other institute databases.

Make it a Bit Fuzzy

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

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.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.