The release has been accompanied by acute interest from the genomics community, which views the resource as a "game changer" for anyone working in human genetics.
Oncoscape, an open-source data tool developed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will soon be able to produce 3D exome visualizations on commercial VR headsets.
At the American Society for Microbiology meeting, speakers sketched out an idea for a National Microbiome Data Collaborative and sought community insight.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: MicrobiomeAnalyst, Cancer PanorOmics, and more
The new algorithm, called TOPSPIN, complements the company's MMprofiler test. It is considering making TOPSPIN-generated data available to its MMprofiler patients.
In 19,000 cases reported so far, researchers have gleaned data that enhances understanding of the spectrum of cancer mutations and supports the rationale of ongoing basket trial initiatives.
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.
Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.
By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.
Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.
In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.