Institute for Systems Biology head Leroy Hood presented vignettes from last year's pilot project, laying the groundwork for more widespread wellness-focused work.
The funds will support three collaborative projects to develop bioinformatics tools for research and clinical use.
In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services.
The method, published in Nature Biotechnology this week, could work for other long-read data, such as from Oxford Nanopore's MinIon.
The partners will use Cypher's software to diagnose rare diseases in the Clinic's unique patient population, which includes Amish and Mennonite patients.
In Science this week: the Human Silencing Hub protein complex, and more.
Heads of various research funding agencies discuss how to encourage scientific breakthroughs, ScienceInsider reports.
The Kansas City Star examines issues surrounding newborn genome sequencing.
Researchers say their Research Resource Identifier citation format is catching on, Nature News reports.
This webinar will demonstrate how automated liquid handling workstations can reduce bottlenecks in library preparation for next-generation sequencing, enabling scientific advances in genomics research that were not possible five years ago.