diagnostic software

UgenTec and R-Biopharm's collaboration will cover the software's development, regulatory approval, and launch.

The software provides analysis of HLA typing by NGS on several platforms, including ones from Illumina, Thermo Fisher, and PacBio.

Diagnostic decision support company Variantyx is betting that clinicians need help sorting through NGS data and that the trend is toward whole-genome sequencing.

Work from researchers at Charité in Berlin shows that facial dysmorphology analysis technology may increase the diagnostic rate of exome sequencing.

The Dutch firm plans to develop a complete, CE-marked pipeline for NGS-base HLA typing, from DNA amplification to software analysis. 

In a first proof-of-principle, Congenica and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will create a reference laboratory for genomic screening.

A new version of its system planned for summer release will feature a score that helps clinicians prioritize variants and an expanded knowledgebase.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Syapse said last week that the University of California, San Francisco's Genomic Medicine Initiative and its Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, have selected its cloud-based software to support oncology testing.

The company will use the funds to expand commercialization of its RipSeq software.

The company is targeting its software at oncologists who would use it to develop personalized cancer treatments for individual patients.

New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.