Unlike existing versions, CLARK-S allows mismatches between sample reads and reference databases, enabling it to map a larger proportion of input sequences.
The software combines the output of multiple data projection methods with gene signature information to help users identify meaningful biological processes.
Sophia's platform will be used to analyze data from Devyser's hereditary breast cancer and cystic fibrosis testing kits.
Investigators hope to develop tools that could enable integrated access to large repositories of sequence data and the building of an "Internet of genomic computing services" that provides Google-like processing.
Researchers from the University of Laval demonstrated the advantages and trade-offs of a handful of genotyping-by-sequencing pipelines.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to discover copy number variants, single-nucleus RNA sequencing study of myoblasts, and more.
A study of Tasmanian devil genomes suggests they are evolving resistance to devil facial tumor disease.
Theranos has withdrawn its request for emergency clearance of a Zika virus blood test, according to the Wall Street Journal.
An assistant professor who was fired from Mount Sinai School of Medicine has allegedly shot the school's dean, the New York Times reports.