Informatics

In the study, called TAPUR, ASCO will give cancer patients who are out of treatment options off-label drugs based on their genomic data and record their outcomes in a registry.

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. 

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
System and method for classification of patients
Methods and systems for storing sequence read data
Compression of genomic data file

In PLOS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population genetics, oral microbiome of infants and children, and more.

The New York Times editorial board weighs in on scientific research misconduct.

The European Commission says it won't take funds from the European Research Council's budget for its new European Fund for Strategic Investment.

The case of the 'devious defecator' examines the protections of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

Jun
23
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PerkinElmer

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.