Informatics

The firm plans to begin offering a cloud-based version of its software as well as a possible appliance by the end of the summer.

The partners will combine Seattle Children's utilization guidance services with NextGxDx's database of tests and laboratories.

ProDeGe combines homology- and sequence composition-based methods to automatically identify and remove likely contaminants in single-cell sequence data.

WiCell will distribute human pluripotent stem cell lines created as part of NHLBI's Next Generation Genetic Association Studies. 

The partners initially plan to offer a cloud-based iteration of the Genome Analysis Toolkit with more tools to follow in future.

Genotypic tumor progression classifier and predictor
Method for cross-instrument comparison of gene expression data
Methods and compositions for incorporating nucleotides
Bioinformatics systems, apparatuses, and methods executed on an integrated circuit processing platform
Taxonomic classification system
Minimization of epigenetic surprisal data of epigenetic data within a time series

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of Malaysian tuberculosis strain, database of bat genomes, and more.

An editorial appearing at The Scientist bemoans the high numbers of mitochondrial genome papers and suggests a different path for mitochondrial genome research.

Researchers and drug developers are excited about the potential of CRISPR-Cas9-based therapeutics, the Wall Street Journal reports.

US lawmakers want to develop a new incarnation of the National Children's Study, ScienceInsider reports.