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WUSTL spinout PercayAI will provide augmented intelligence technology to Canopy Biosciences' RNA-seq and NanoString tests to inform drug discovery.

The early-stage genomics-based trials suggest tumor sequence can be informative for late-stage cancers, as an ESMO group seeks clinically meaningful translation.

The assets include intellectual property relevant to iPSC-based phenotypic drug discovery and an existing product business around iPSC-derived cells.

The firms will collaborate to develop Synlogics pipeline of synthetic medicines using Ginkgo's microbial programming and optimization platform.

Revolution Medicines had been looking to sell Warp Drive's genomic drug discovery platform and microbial genome database since acquiring them in 2018.

Ardigen has expanded into immuno-oncology, microbiomics, epigenomics, and CRISPR data analysis to support drug development and precision medicine.

The partnership follows a strategic collaboration between Twist and LakePharma, announced last week, that involves the same technology.

The company said the financing will further support its strategy of translating its genome editing platforms into potential therapeutics and drug-discovery solutions.

With metagenomics, genomics, and other analyses, researchers saw a potential antifungal compound called cyphomycin produced by Streptomyces in an ant in Brazil.

The new entity will offer comprehensive genomic services for precision medicine and drug discovery for central nervous system diseases.

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.