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.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.