The MD Anderson researchers aim to combine computational and functional approaches to investigate genomic alterations as novel therapeutic targets.
The project aims to sequence nine different taxa of cultivated potato and one closely-related wild species to facilitate the production of improved varieties of the crop.
Under the terms of the pact, the partners will integrate Translational's pharmacogenetics knowledgebase and interpretation platform with Xifin's laboratory information system.
The company is developing a search application that will allow users to explore genomic datasets without accessing sensitive information.
Transforming Medicine: The Elizabeth Kauffman Institute plans to develop a knowledgebase for evaluating patient information, including genetic and molecular data.
The New York Times' George Johnson muses on cancer's roots in multicellularity.
The San Diego Union Tribune wonders whether Medicare is ready for personalized medicine.
Jun Wang, the chief executive of BGI, has stepped down.
In PNAS this week: human T cell editing with CRISPR, retrotransposons acting as insulators, and more.