The researchers were able to measure the fitness effects of thousands of natural genetic variants in yeast at single-base resolution.
Canada's Gene42, maker of PhenoTips software, recently forged partnerships with CHOP, Genome Canada, and SeqOne in the fight against rare genetic diseases.
CHOP's Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Data Resource Center will use PhenoTips software from Gene42 to integrate "deep phenotyping" with genomic data.
PyxisMap, unveiled at the recent ISMB conference, might soon be able to remove the human element from finding causal variants for rare diseases.
Researchers at Columbia University and CHOP believe they can shorten time to diagnosis and improve yield by extracting phenotypic data from EHRs for genomic labs.
The All of Us Participant Technology Systems Center offers web and mobile apps to aggregate data and engage patients who join the All of Us cohort program.
"Repurposing starts with the human genome," a precision medicine expert said in explaining Vanderbilt's new approach to accelerating clinical trials.
The newly emerged Nashville Biosciences has the considerable genomics and bioinformatics resources of Vanderbilt behind it as it promotes new R&D techniques.
The Martinos Center, Envision Genomics, and startup RowAnalytics are building an open precision medicine platform called Giro Health on IBM architecture.
TreeWAS provides a method for identifying gene variant-phenome associations in heterogenous biobank data without compromising phenotypic resolution.
Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.