The partners will use Watson's cognitive capabilities to reduce to minutes from weeks the translation of DNA information to create a genetic profile of a patient.
Agilent is buying Cartagenia to offer a complete suite of products for NGS and array testing that covers data generation through interpretation.
BGI will provide Qiagen's Ingenuity Variant Analysis software in integrated bioinformatics for all customers of its sequencing services.
Agilent is buying the Belgium-based clinical software and services company for an undisclosed sum.
MedStar Health, which has 10 hospitals in Maryland and Washington DC, is now part of the Caris Centers of Excellence for Precision Medicine Network.
In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.
Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.
Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.
Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.
This online seminar will demonstrate how RNA-seq analysis in a model organism can provide insights into human disease.