Two research teams found potentially useful PGx variants in more than 1,000 participants in the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, as well as in a handful of ClinSeq participants.
The web-based gene analysis software is now implemented on IU's NCGAS resources and will soon be running on hardware at other XSEDE network sites.
The company said its new genetic variation analysis and visualization system will help provide clinicians with a more efficient way to make decisions about patient care.
The companies plan to combine Macrogen's sequencing capabilities with Systems Imagination's analysis tools.
The recommendations resulted from two meetings that brought together physicians, lab workers, researchers, genetic counselors, and patient families from the US and Canada.
An international research team resequenced the genomes of 50 orcas to learn how genetics influenced the evolution of the species' different ecotypes.
Recently established biomedical informatics divisions at the hospital support projects like Bench-to-Bassinet and the Longitudinal Pediatric Data Resource.
The high-quality assembly contains clues to carotenoid pigment accumulation and past evolutionary events in the carrot-containing euasterid II clade.
The decision was made after Geisinger researchers and clinicians presented the health plan with evidence of the clinical utility of exome sequencing.
The Dutch informatics firm will use the funds to further develop its cloud-based platform to help customers process large volumes of genomic data.
University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.
A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.