Informatics

The companies are bundling their software and hardware with the goal of accelerating "DNA-to-diagnosis" time in clinical settings

The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.

One paper involving experts from Myriad Genetics and another from Invitae added fresh data to a contentious debate over the use of public variant databases.

The company is integrating its newly purchased LIMS and genome interpretation and reporting capabilities to provide a single platform for cancer and inherited disease diagnostics.

Illumina's partnership with the Human Vaccines Project and Vanderbilt looks to crunch data sets billions of times larger than human genome.

Systems and methods for genetic data compression
Computer graphical user interface with genomic workflow
Reducing GC bias in DNA sequencing using nucleotide analogs
Algorithms for disease diagnostics
Bioinformatics systems, apparatuses, and methods executed on an integrated circuit processing platform

Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.