A collaborative effort involving four UK universities is attempting to provide communal compute, storage, algorithms, and pipelines for analyzing microbial genomes.
The partners will evaluate and optimize the Dragen processor for use in microbial genome analysis for public health and infectious disease applications.
The bioinformatics hub for the Qatar Genome project will partner with WuXi NextCode to develop custom applications for the study population.
PacBio recently shared plans to change from the Hierarchical Data Format to the Binary Alignment/Map format for its read data, a move that seems well received by users.
BioTeam has developed a web portal for the MSSNG repository that offers easy access to genomic, phenotype, and clinical data collected through the project.
The new six-course online specialization will teach core bioinformatics principles and concepts to biologists and computer scientists.
The so-called precisionFDA system will provide a forum for sharing data and software as well as deriving standards to enable NGS-based testing
Under the terms of the agreement, Tataa will distribute and support Strand's analysis software in Europe and will also use the tool in training programs.
The so-called HgV platform offers tools for analyzing high-throughput whole genome sequence data for precision medicine research and clinical applications
Station X is using Qubole's cloud-based platform to power GenePool, its software-as-a-service solution for analyzing genomic and medical data.
The New York Times looks at companies using genomic tools to try to quickly identify the cause of patients' infections.
The White House has asked for $2.5 billion in funding to address the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Associated Press.
A resignation at the Marine Biological Laboratory highlights that institutions are unsure of how to handle researchers previously found to have violated codes of conduct, Nature News says.
In PNAS this week: immune responses that affect heart transplant rejection risk, gene variants associated with thiopurine toxicity, and more.