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.
Under the partnership, DNAnexus customers will have direct access to the Dragen Genome Pipeline for "ultra-rapid" genome analysis.
Stanford University researchers have adapted a cryptographic technique for use in genomic analysis.
This small, for-profit Dutch company has been a driving force behind freeing cBioPortal from Memorial Sloan Kettering, as well as continued development of the software.
23andMe and Airbnb have partnered to offer "heritage travel," according to Venture Beat.
China may include regulations protecting genes and embryos in its update of its civil code, Nature News reports.
In Nature this week: exome sequence analysis of individuals with type 2 diabetes, genomic prediction of maize yield across environments, and more.
NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.