Informatics

BioTeam has developed a web portal for the MSSNG repository that offers easy access to genomic, phenotype, and clinical data collected through the project.

Illumina has not yet disclosed the price it paid for the Canadian laboratory information management systems software developer.

The new six-course online specialization will teach core bioinformatics principles and concepts to biologists and computer scientists.

The developers of a web-based tool originally designed to track flu virus evolution have released versions of their software that track changes in other troublesome viruses. 

The database currently includes 60 oncogenes with variants associated with therapies and clinical trials, or that have been functionally characterized.

Management method and system for implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure which runs on a collection device
Using lexical analysis and parsing in genome research
Data independent acquisition of product ion spectra and reference spectra library matching
Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing genetic information obtained by using next generation sequencing (NGS)
Genetic information management system and method
Genomic application data storage

In PNAS this week: The sea anemone is sequenced, a team describes a CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to label specific sites in the genome, and more. 

In a short video, CNN introduces viewers to a fecal transplant poop donor and explains how the treatments are made.

Researchers are testing the use of transgenically altered diamondback moths as an alternative to pesticides in controlling the bugs.

Two recent papers published in Science and Nature Medicine describe work that may result in a universal vaccine for the flu.