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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.

Eric Green, NHGRI director

Fifteen years after the Human Genome Project was declared completed, genomic medicine is beginning to be implemented, sooner than Green and others had expected.

With the Series B funding, Sytenkabio will consolidate its headquarters in Seoul, validate its technology, and look to expand into international markets.

The companies are joining their respective technologies to create an end-to-end genomic data analysis solution.

St. Jude Cloud, powered by DNAnexus and Microsoft, offers free access to thousands of WGS records plus cloud-based visualization and computational tools.

If, as some suspect, alien life forms are not DNA or nucleic acid based, a genome sequencer may be the tool to detecting them.

Farsight Genome Systems is touting the rapid scalability of its analytic pipeline as it seeks to make its technology "future-proof" for clinical genomics labs.

Genomic informatics startups Gene42 and SeqOne announced a technology partnership that seeks to improve the yield and speed of rare disease diagnosis.

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Nature News reports the US National Institutes of Health is investing in studies of the long-term effects of COVID-19.

The National Health Service is to offer Novartis's Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy later this year, according to the Guardian.

Taiwan is to launch a pilot program offering genetic testing to cancer patients, the Taipei Times reports.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to protection against tuberculosis, identification of loci associated with increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the aerodigestive tract, and more.