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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.

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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.

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

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ScienceInsider reports that rude and unprofessional paper reviewers are common and can have harmful effects.

The US Senate has confirmed Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, according to the New York Times.

CNBC reports Apple is partnering with Color Genomics to offer its employees free DNA screening for disease.

In Science this week: researchers use CRISPR tool to find gut microbiome molecules involved in immunity, and more.