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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Indian contract research organization GVK Biosciences today announced the licensing of its clinical biomarker database to the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NextBio said today that it is partnering with Intel to make improvements to the Hadoop stack that will support its use for genomic data analysis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute will undertake a four-year funding program aimed at creating a resource to identify, analyze, assess, and disseminate the best available knowledge about the growing number of common genetic variants with possible relevance t

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioTime and its wholly owned subsidiary LifeMap Sciences announced today it is acquiring XenneX for an undisclosed amount.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A public-private consortium to generate and analyze large-scale genomic data from patients with neuropsychiatric diseases has launched.

The National Institutes of Health this week launched a beta version of the Genetic Testing Registry — a voluntary repository of information about genetic tests that has been under development since mid-2010.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital have launched a genotyping project that will study tumor tissue in a search for cancer related gene mutations.

This article has been updated to correct the sixth paragraph, which had incorrectly stated that Google Cloud Storage will take over hosting of the SRA from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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Nobel laureates and scientific societies urge NIH and the Department of Health and Human Services to revisit the recent decision to end funding for a coronavirus grant.

Bloomberg reports that BGI's SARS-CoV-2 testing sites in the Middle East have raised concerns among US officials.

A new Pew Research Center poll finds confidence in medical researchers has grown among US adults since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Science this week: machine learning algorithm for faster Mendelian disorder diagnoses, gene linked to safe response to nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates, and more.