Proposals from two HHS agencies look to encourage patient access to data and interoperability in research and clinical practice, including Sync for Genes.
Funded by a $120M grant, the planned interdisciplinary School of Data Science will dedicate perhaps a quarter of its resources to bioinformatics-related activities.
LunaDNA parent company LunaPBS will combine its technology platform with Genetic Alliance's PEER system to advance patient-centric research.
This embargo-free strategy represents "an entirely new way of doing research" into rare pediatric cancers, where time is of the essence.
The partnership with Finnish medical data sciences services vendor MedEngine will help BC Platforms offer end-to-end services for pharma and health-tech companies.
Blockchain-based startup EncrypGen will take advantage of Murrieta Genomics' sequencing lab and business services to market its Gene-Chain platform for data sharing.
With the recent introduction of its Reveal platform, the company behind the 1000 Genomes Project browser wants to unlock the potential of the UK Biobank dataset.
Finnish medical evidence provider Medaffcon will tap BC Platforms' global biobank analysis platform to generate medical evidence for researchers.
The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.
Scripps Research Translational Institute has teamed with Nvidia to create a center of excellence for AI in genomics and wearable sensors.
Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.
A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.
Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.
In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.