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.
The framework, called HEAL, could be used as an early screening test for AAA and as a personal health management tool. In addition, it may be applicable to other complex diseases.
While "genomical" has not supplanted "astronomical" in the lexicon, geneticist Gene Robinson believes data scientists understand the sheer size of genomic information.
The automated, whole-genome directional genomic hybridization system can measure de novo random, low-frequency, and complex structural variations.
After a 2017 rebranding as Fabric Genomics, the former Omicia is looking to the future of genomics in community hospitals and national sequencing programs.
Built by two of the creators of Nextflow, former Techstars company Lifebit makes scaleable genomic analysis technology that runs in the cloud.
PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.