Informatics

At AGBT last week, MinIon users reported de novo genome assembly, human cDNA sequencing, microbial surveillance, and other projects.

The BeHEARD competition will award more than $600,000 worth of technology products and services for rare disease research projects.

The partners plan to develop a commercial platform for running sequence searches based on optical processing technology developed by Optalysys

The companies have signed an agreement to integrate Amyris lab services with Genome Compiler's synthetic biology software

The solutions to be developed will enable physicians to make informed decisions from genomic and proteomic analyses, according to NantHealth.

Method for determining coronary artery disease risk
Biological information management system and biological information management method
Computer systems and methods for associating genes with traits using cross species data
Methods and systems for storing sequence read data
Phylogenetic analysis of mass spectrometry or gene array data for the diagnosis of physiological conditions
Computational method and apparatus for predicting polypeptide aggregation or solubility

A lack of funding may lead more than two dozen research facilities in Australia to shut down in three months.

Researchers report that paternally inherited genes are more likely to be expressed in mice.

In Genome Research this week: multiplex genotyping of germline and somatic short tandem repeats, graph-based regularization, and more.

In PNAS this week: Akt3 amplification in glioma progression, Tibetan Plateau frog genome, and more.