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With computing infrastructure in place, Nationwide Children's Hospital's Institute for Genomic Medicine is giving clinicians new tools for diagnosis and treatment.

An Emory University team has sequenced the genome of the sooty mangabey, comparing the DNA to other primates including humans to further research in AIDS resistance

The financing, led by new investor Foresite Capital, will help DNAnexus deploy its genome informatics technology and expand its clinical trials presence.

The partners will integrate genomic, imaging, and other data to identify new therapies and personalize treatments for patients with neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.

Google expects its newly released open-source update to DeepVariant to improve the accuracy of variant calling, particularly in plant and animal genomes.

Inova Translational Medicine Institute has become more efficient running Cloudera's platform, but continues to evaluate this new world of bioinformatics.

LifeOmic, founded less than a year ago, expects omic data sets to become as clinically relevant as diagnostic medical imaging.

Taiwanese genomic informatics startup Atgenomix is looking for $5M in venture capital as it prepares to enter the US market.

Sentieon and DNAstack said their partnership is aimed at lowering the cost and improving the accuracy of genomic data analysis in the cloud.

GenePattern Notebook, online since April, is meant to aggregate text, graphics, and computer code for analysis against the GenePattern bioinformatics database.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.