genome annotation Congenica Receives CE Mark for Clinical Decision Support Software With the CE-IVD designation, Congenica expects to apply its genomic data analysis and clinical decision support to the diagnosis of rare genetic disorders. Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants The partnership combines an existing Oxford pathogen pipeline with the Oracle Cloud to accelerate analysis and research and enhance collaboration worldwide. Congenica Strikes Asian Distribution Deal With Camtech Diagnostics Camtech will market and sell Congenica's core clinical decision support platform in Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, and South Korea. GenomSys Banks on MPEG-G Standard to Make Genome Analysis Mobile Premium With a new CEO, the Swiss startup expects to have its consumer-facing mobile app ready by midyear. New Rhesus Macaque Reference Genome Holds Potential for Human Disease, Evolution Research The researchers, who also performed whole-genome sequencing on 853 macaques, found new lineage-specific genes and expanded gene families in the monkeys. Dec 16, 2020 Illumina, Emedgene Partner on Automated Genomic Data Interpretation Aug 20, 2020 Annotation Analysis Looks at Variants in SARS-CoV-2 Genomes From First Phase of Pandemic May 11, 2020 Regeneron, Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine Ink Genomic Research Partnership Apr 29, 2020 IntegraGen Receives CE Mark, Installs Software at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Premium Feb 10, 2020 Coronavirus Genome Annotation Reveals Amino Acid Differences With Other SARS Viruses Dec 3, 2019 Swiss Firms SysMeta IT, GenomSys Collaborate on MPEG-G Data Standard for Genomics Aug 15, 2019 Jalview Sequence Alignment, Visualization Software Gets New Funding Premium Feb 26, 2019 Kanteron Systems Pivots to Clinical Genomics Premium Feb 8, 2019 Schizophrenia Regulatory Mechanisms Revealed by Risk SNP Functional Analysis Jun 16, 2018 Sophia Genetics Acquires Interactive Biosoftware Premium May 16, 2018 Genome-Wide Mutant Screen in Bacteria Helps Annotate Thousands of Genes With Unknown Function Feb 6, 2018 Saphetor, Genomenon Agree to Share Genomic Variant Data Aug 31, 2017 EBI Team Developing Genome Editing Resource for CRISPR Experimental Data Premium Jun 12, 2017 Software Tool Aims for Easy, Quick Mendelian Disease Diagnoses from Genome Data Premium Feb 3, 2017 Personalis Report Highlights Challenges in Variant Annotation Premium Jan 25, 2017 UC Santa Cruz Group Releases Cloud Iteration of Genome Browser Premium Oct 17, 2016 Interactive Biosoftware, Genohm Ink Software Integration Agreement Oct 11, 2016 PierianDx Buys Tute Genomics to Improve Clinical Informatics Workflow for Constitutional Disorders Premium Sep 21, 2016 GenomeNext Looking to Woo Market With 'Holistic' Approach to Bioinformatics Analysis Premium Sep 16, 2016 Saphetor Adds Geneva University Hospitals to Client List for Variant Annotation Platform Premium Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.