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Researchers got together at the ISMB/ECCB conference to create, clean up, and organize Wikipedia articles on biomedical informatics.

The addition of the patient-facing family history platform will expand and enhance Invitae's existing genome management support services, the company said.

The cloud-based personalized medicine software company will stay in Cambridge, Massachusetts and will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the institute.

Researchers have released new tools for analyzing epigenomic data as part of the International Human Epigenome Consortium.

Early backers can get their genome or exome sequenced at discounted rates of $999 and $399, respectively, limited to the first 10 and 50 users in each case.

The web-based gene analysis software is now implemented on IU's NCGAS resources and will soon be running on hardware at other XSEDE network sites.

DSysMap combines mutation information with protein interaction data to provide a clearer picture of functional changes associated with the development of complex diseases.

The Sanger Institute spin-off will use its sequencing and bioinformatics services to link genomic and clinical outcomes data for patient stratification.

Tech Transfer Tidbits


MTTC links up with iBridge Network; ViroStatics licenses compound library from University of Siena; Ben-Gurion University inks research pact with Bayer CropScience, and more …


The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.