Informatics

The method detects somatic copy number alterations in whole-exome datasets without requiring input from users and irrespective of sequencing platform. 

The software offers data processing and management capabilities that are designed to support more automated and efficient whole-exome sequencing-based testing.

The founding members of the alliance include Illumina, Intel, Cisco, Cloudera, and Montgomery College.

Qiagen posted revenues of $319.5 million compared to $330.8 million in the year-ago period, and beat analysts' consensus estimate on the top and bottom lines.

Genycell will distribute the Sophia Data Driven Medicine platform as part of a package to laboratories and hospitals in Spain and Portugal.

Genomic application data storage
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

In Science this week: caution urged in use of gene drives, and more.

NIH's Sally Rockey examines the tapped and untapped potential of the NIH peer reviewer pool.

PLOS Biology has asked researchers how they envision the future of genetics and genomics.

Representative Lamar Smith brings back a provision to require the National Science Foundation to certify that each study it funds is "in the national interest."