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Investigators hope to develop tools that could enable integrated access to large repositories of sequence data and the building of an "Internet of genomic computing services" that provides Google-like processing.

Researchers from the University of Laval demonstrated the advantages and trade-offs of a handful of genotyping-by-sequencing pipelines. 

Results from the Rheumatoid Arthritis Responder Dream Challenge did not support the use of common SNP data to improve treatment response prediction models.

The company recently released an RUO RNA extraction kit, and plans to launch a liquid biopsy pan-cancer test and disease-specific NGS panels later this year.

The program is specifically geared toward graduate students from underrepresented and minority groups.

Bioinformatics system architecture with data and process integration
Systems and methods for genomic variant annotation
Imaging mass spectrometric data processing method and imaging mass spectrometer
Cell feature-based automatic circulating tumor cell detection
Mircofluidic cell culture systems

In PLOS this week: genetic factors associated with facial features, a new mutation that makes individuals more prone to Brugada syndrome, and more.

Nutrigenomic companies offer gene-based diet advice, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Researchers have found a new kind of virus — one that starts out broken up into five parts.

Nature News explores the president's "science legacy."