At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.
Though the effect of reference bias was inconsistent, the authors of a new study said it highlights the need for tools or approaches to minimize it.
Foresite Capital and F-Prime Capital joined previous investors in this second Series B closing, bringing the total Series B value to £33 million.
Two recent publications suggest that DeepVariant's machine learning is far superior to traditional methods of variant calling, especially with hardware accelerators.
With the three-year grants, the institutions will continue an initiative that is developing tools and technologies for genome biology research.
With an SBIR Phase II grant in hand, Michigan startup Parabricks is adding both speed and AI to variant calling as it eyes a Series A round next year.
The institutions will develop a cloud-based storage and compute infrastructure for unrestricted and controlled-access data and metadata from NHGRI's projects.
In addition to the federal grant, the startup has received $125,000 from a Michigan technology fund to help commercialize its GPU-based analysis platform.
The UK-based maker of clinical genomics interpretation software is moving into the US and China after carefully researching the differences from European markets.
The new hardware expands Garvan's current system so that it can better support large-scale whole-genome and single-cell sequencing initiatives.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.