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Led by DNAstack and supported by Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster, COVID Cloud looks to build a nationwide bioinformatics infrastructure to address the pandemic.

The Regeneron Genetics Center will provide whole-exome sequencing for 150,000 patients who will be able to opt-in to receive actionable results.

The firm has partnered with Illumina to use the Dragen Bio-IT informatics platform to help customers analyze data from the new Cancer Transcriptome Atlas panel.

The newly launched EndPandemic National Data Consortium brings together seven life sciences and bioinformatics firms in search of treatments and vaccines.

Healthy adults from across the US with no confirmed history of COVID-19 and no current symptoms are eligible to participate and will be enrolled over the phone.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based firm also said it tacked on $3 million to its Series B financing round for a total of $30 million.

In development for several years, PORTIN is now being deployed as a single point of reference for all genotype and phenotype data at Bayer's research sites.

Five months after a name change, the former Lab7 Systems has evolved its technology into an app-based platform to support NGS, translational research, and cell therapy.

The institute will use the funds to continue combining genomic and digital technologies with bioinformatics to advance medical research and clinical care.

Georgetown University's Subha Madhavan

Madhavan believes that the TBI community is well positioned to contribute to Precision Medicine Initiative projects both from an infrastructure and data standpoint. 

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Politico reports that the NYPD DNA database has grown since it announced it would be removing profiles from it.

Forbes reports that a structural biology lab at Oxford University studying the coronavirus was hacked.

Science reports that a Dutch research funding agency is combating a ransomware attack.

In Science this week: set of 64 haplotype assemblies from 32 individuals, and more.