The Genomic Data Commons, the MMRF, and the Project GENIE are all inking new arrangements around sharing genomics data and crowdsourcing analysis.
WuXi NextCode will integrate Geneformics' compression technology into its workflows to provide rapid, easy access to genomic datasets.
Researchers compared three open source annotation tools, and also looked at correspondence with public databases, identifying a number of stumbling blocks.
The Houston- and Slovenia-based data firm wants to boot scientists off Excel spreadsheets and onto its flexible, proprietary platform for data management.
Objectives for this year include building a network of ELIXIR beacons, developing new features and security measures, and partnering with data owners.
Infoshield's encryption technology promises the ability to perform calculations and computations without having to first decrypt sensitive data.
The collaborations aim to combine Illumina's sequencing systems with Philips' IntelliSpace Genomics platform and with IBM's Watson for Genomics, respectively.
The deal, completed this month with cash reserves for an undisclosed price, adds scalability and multi-omics analysis to Qiagen's bioinformatics portfolio.
The Genomics Evidence Neoplasia Information Exchange aims to provide insights through the analysis of data from tens if not hundreds of thousands of patient results.
The agreement lets Filgen distribute FactBio's Knowledge Sharing Platform and other products for two years in Japan.
Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.
The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.