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Seven Bridges Introduces Open Source Cancer Genomics Workflow
TODAY | Bio-IT World | After presenting an open source pipeline for analyzing cancer genomes at Cold Spring Harbor this May, Seven Bridges is seeking hospital and lab partners to test the system in a clinical setting. more

GeneDx Seeks Invalidation of Myriad's BRCA Patents
TODAY | Bio-IT World News Brief | GeneDx, a commercial genetic diagnostics lab located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, this week filed eleven petitions to invalidate patent claims held by Myriad Genetics, adding another new thread to the increasingly complicated web of litigation surrounding Myriad. more

A Sensitive Tool for Detecting Indels
| Bio-IT World News Brief | A team from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has released an open source algorithm, called Scalpel, for finding insertions and deletions in next generation sequencing data sets, and published a paper in Nature Methods using this tool to identify mutations in children affected by autism. more

Could Pharma Companies Succeed in the Digital Health Market?
| Forbes | Jason Bloomberg speaks to pharma executives and industry observers who believe top drug companies could soon focus more of their efforts on creating electronic health platforms, collecting user data and to more precisely define disease risks and personalize prevention and treatment. more

New Alignment Method to Speed Up De Novo Assembly of Whole Genomes
| Bio-IT World News Brief | A paper posted this week to the preprint server bioRxiv describes MHAP, a new tool that can reportedly assemble whole genomes de novo from long-read sequencing data hundreds of times faster than previous workflows. more

FDA Plans to Introduce Web Portal for Tracking Device Submissions
| Regulatory Focus | The FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is piloting a program that would let companies track the progress of medical devices and diagnostic tests submitted for premarket approval through the agency's review process. more

Transcriptic Aims to Make the Biology Lab Programmable

Bio-IT World | The Menlo Park startup Transcriptic is now hiring out its robotics lab to automate life science tasks — but its real innovation is a programming interface that lets users customize their lab procedures down to the smallest pipetting step.


Modular Brain Model Joins Neurons in Three Dimensions
| New York Times | Scientists at Tufts University have produced a three-dimensional model of the brain in which rat neurons can be grown for months at a time in the lab. more

Vortex to accelerate anti-infective research at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland, Australia
TODAY | BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UK - Aug 20, 2014 - ~~Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today that Prof more

New Life Sciences Research Reveals Early Stage Treatments to Help Scientists in the Fight against Ebola
| PHILADELPHIA, PA - Aug 19, 2014 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released a comprehensive disease profile on Ebola Virus Disease that includes a detailed analysis of two new treatments in the pipeline and two experimental candidates approaching development more

BC Platforms receives government funding for R&D
| ESPOO, FINLAND - Aug 18, 2014 - BC Platforms has been qualified to receive Tekes funding for its R&D program for its large-scale clinical and genomic R&D solutions more

Bibby Scientific incorporates Qualoupe Lite into more instruments for better data tracking and storage
| STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM - Aug 12, 2014 - Qualoupe Lite, Bibby Scientific’s low cost, intuitive laboratory information management system (LIMS), is now available across an even wider selection of the company’s laboratory equipment more

Certara’s New Muse Invent Allows Chemistry Researchers to Design Drug Candidates That Are Synthetically Feasible
| ST. LOUIS, MO - Aug 11, 2014 - Certara®, the leading global technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, announced today that its Muse molecular design workflow for the identification and optimization of lead drug candidates now has virtual synthetic chemistry capabilities more

Dotmatics announces New Academic Site License Program at the 248th ACS Meeting in San Francisco
| BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UK - Aug 11, 2014 - ~~Dotmatics is pleased to announce a new Academic Site License program that will provide ample access to the Dotmatics Platform for Universities and Schools around the world at a specially reduced subscription price more

MolecularHealth Adds Renowned Oncologist to Advisory Board
| THE WOODLANDS, TX, UNITED STATES - Aug 7, 2014 - MolecularHealth announces the addition of Fadi Braiteh, M more

Certara Launches D360 in Japan to Improve Drug Discovery and Development Productivity
| TOKYO, JAPAN - Aug 4, 2014 - Certara®, the leading global technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, today announced the launch in Japan of D360, its integrated solution for the query, analysis and visualization of drug discovery and development data more

Outlook for Hepatitis Patients Set to Improve with Development of Accessible Treatments
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Jul 28, 2014 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released a new study in recognition of World Hepatitis Day on Life Sciences Connect, a blog exploring the latest news and trends in Life Sciences and updates on the drug pipeline  identifying  multiple treatments in development that may serve as potential alternatives to Gilead’s Sovaldi, currently priced in the United States at $84,000 for 12 weeks of treatment - $1000 per pill more

Avere Selected by Inova for Access to the Worlds Largest Genome Sequence Database
| PITTSBURGH, PA - Jul 30, 2014 - Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for the hybrid cloud, today announced that the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) has chosen Avere for access to the world’s largest, centralized repository of whole genome sequence data more


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