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TES and Search APIs now open for public comment
October 19
Members of the GA4GH Work Streams have submitted the Task Execution Service (TES) API and the Search API for approval, commencing with a 30-day public comment period.

GA4GH Mentions

Canada Offers Innovative Resources for Life Sciences Meetings
October 15 • Northstar Meetings Group, USA
Planners can tap Toronto's five universities and six colleges for speakers, in addition to leveraging the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, an international non-profit bringing together 600-plus leading research and life sciences organizations to securely share genomic and health-centric data.

Terra at ASHG 2020: Workshop plans and a video preview
October 15 • Terra, USA
I'm especially excited about this workshop for two reasons: it's a very practical, hands-on walkthrough that will help researchers access useful resources; and it's a real-life application of the interoperability principles that were demonstrated a few weeks ago at the GA4GH Plenary Meeting

The Great Data Science Promise For COVID-19, Opioid Addiction
October 12 • Bio-IT World, USA
[Dr. Susan Gregurick, Associate Director for Data Science at NIH] also highlighted “some really interesting work” from GA4GH: their Federated Analysis Systems Project, FASP, and emphasized that there is more to be done to enable workbenches and tools across platforms to be used with Jupyter, GitHub and other resources.

Found: genes that sway the course of the coronavirus
October 16 • Science, USA

More education on the benefits of genetic testing could accelerate its potential
October 16 • University of Queensland, Australia

NCI-MATCH: 6000-strong precision medicine trial publishes first report
October 15 • Oncology Central, UK

New tool enables easy, effective disease tracking
October 15 • GigaScience, UK

Proving The Value Of Preventive Genomics
October 15 • Bio-IT World, USA

Revolutionizing Genomic Data Reporting With Technology
October 15 • InterSystems, USA

Supercharging Healthcare Innovation
October 15 • Asian Scientist Magazine, Singapore

“A first of its kind in Canada,” LHSC announced Clinical Genome Centre
October 14 • Global News, Canada
Is gene therapy ready to treat some forms of autism?
October 14 • Science, USA

US$100 million Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative to Boost Disease Surveillance and Emergency Response Capacity in Africa
October 14 • The Guardian, Nigeria

Focus on genetics/genomics experts’ shortage
October 13 • Irish Medical Times, Ireland

Modeling Biomedical Data for a Drug Discovery Knowledge Graph
October 13 • Database Zone, USA

Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative Launches With $100M Investment
October 12 • GenomeWeb, USA

Could genetics explain the mystery of severe coronavirus?
October 12 • ABC Radio National, Australia

The EU Center of Excellence project for Personalised Medicine is being launched – CSC expertise and supercomputers will play a key role
October 8 • CSC – IT Center for Science, Finland
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