Imagene will incorporate LifeNome's bioinformatics platform into consumer-facing genetic testing products to be marketed in China and Hong Kong.
The funding will support projects involving the use of genomic technologies to improve human health and agriculture, as well as to address key environmental challenges.
In a pair of papers, the researchers reported that the sugar pine genome largely comprises transposable elements and contains conifer-specific Dicer-like proteins.
The metrics are intended to provide an objective and constant way of evaluating the value of the repositories as well as the datasets they contain.
Interviews with leading UK scientists revealed apprehension about losing access to European funding, limitations on freedom of movement, and an exodus of biotechs to the EU.
There is significant interest in technologies that provide long-range genomic information, but only among a subset of users.
The agency will fund projects across a range of research areas including single-cell genomics, sample preparation, and genome-wide functional analysis.
The centers will work together as a network that will help cancer researchers develop tools and strategies to analyze data from large-scale genomics projects.
The new center will provide a common space for scientists from various disciplines to work on computational and statistical challenges.
Station X is using Qubole's cloud-based platform to power GenePool, its software-as-a-service solution for analyzing genomic and medical data.
In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.
At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.
Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.
Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.