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The money will be used to develop genomic tools and technologies for creating disease-resistant plants of the Cucurbitaceae family such as watermelons and pumpkins.

The companies have signed an agreement to integrate Qiagen's variant interpretation solution with DNAnexus' cloud-based platform.

The bioinformatics hub for the Qatar Genome project will partner with WuXi NextCode to develop custom applications for the study population.

A Wellcome Trust Sanger Center-led team used a novel statistical approach to uncover four recessive developmental disorders.

Under the terms of the agreement, Repositive will offer access to a range of biomedical science research datasets from GigaScience.

Biochemical analysis instrument
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

Replication studies that don't quite reflect the original findings underscore the need to better share data, the Wall Street Journal reports.

About two-thirds of proposals to work with select agents are denied — though most proposals that come in don't meet the definition of a restricted experiment, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Researchers examine plant and human DNA found on the Shroud of Turin.

In PNAS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population structure, 'pre-adaptations' in algal ancestors of land plants, and more.

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Brian Wells of Penn Medicine will detail how his team's "PennOmics" integrated healthcare data warehouse accelerates clinical trial recruitment at the point of care, accepts data from wearables, and does it all in a secure, HIPAA- and research-compliant fashion.