February 10, 2023
April 27, 2021
Genome Canada Goes Live with National Data Portal to Track COVID-19 in Real Time
Genome Canada launched the Canadian VirusSeq Data Portal today to track the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across Canada.
March 23, 2021
Genome Canada Announces New Canadian SARS-CoV-2 Data Portal
Genome Canada, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is pleased to announce the development of a new Canadian SARS-CoV-2 Data Portal.
January 29, 2021
Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Address COVID-19 Variants
The Ontario government has unveiled a six-point plan to prevent and stop the spread of new COVID-19 variants.
December 1, 2020
Consortium Secures $5.1M to Expand Genomics Platform for COVID Research
December 1, 2020
Canadian Consortium Launches COVID Cloud to Support Molecular Research
A consortium of Canadian informatics firms, pharmaceutical companies, and research institutes has pledged C$5.1 million to tailor a bioinformatics and health data platform for COVID-19 research across the country.
October 22, 2020
Digital Technology Supercluster Makes $10 Million Investment, Rounding Out $60 Million COVID-19 Program
The Digital Technology Supercluster has made $10.7 million in follow-on investments to five projects under its COVID-19 stream, rounding out the Supercluster’s $60 million budget for the pandemic-focused program.
The Connection Demos are an enormous success for the members of the GA4GH- Ewan Birney, Chair of GA4GH
October 2, 2020
DNAstack Showcases Standards-Based System For Federated Discovery and Analysis in GA4GH 2020 Connection Demos
Today, DNAstack revealed a software system built on standards developed by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) to enable federated analysis of genomics and related health data.
August 11, 2020
COVID-19 Researchers Get a Boost From AI-Powered Genomics Cloud
August 6, 2020
Harmonized Variant Calling for SARS-CoV-2 Genomes
To combat the current COVID-19 pandemic, scientists around the world are sequencing viral genomes at an accelerated pace.
July 30, 2020
DNAstack Launches Genomic Data Explorer to Accelerate Research in COVID-19
DNAstack today announced COVID Cloud, an online destination for exploring one of the largest collections of viral genome sequences in the world.
July 13, 2020
SARS-CoV-2: Biology Origins, and How Open Science is Accelerating the Search for Therapeutic Answers
DNAstack’s bioinformatician Heather Ward breaks down the biology of the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 outbreak.
May 4, 2020
Software Tool Built by U of T Startup Shares Genetic Data with COVID-19 Researchers Around the World
April 20, 2020
Using Innovation to Protect Canadians and Secure Our Economy
March 20, 2020
DNAstack Launches COVID-19 Beacon to Accelerate Sharing Genomic Data in the Fight Against Novel Coronavirus
DNAstack today introduced a Beacon for SARS-CoV-2, commonly known as COVID-19, available at covid-19.dnastack.com.
November 11, 2019
Supercluster Helps DNAstack Keep up with its Ambitions
Toronto company is ‘getting noticed’ as it works to build the digital infrastructure to power the next generation of scientific research.
October 17, 2019
Joint Genotyping 10K Whole Genome Sequences Using Sentieon on Google: Strategies for Analyzing Large Sample Sets
Despite advances in sequencing and analysis tools, calling variants in whole-genome sequencing (WGS) data is not trivial, even when dealing with only a few dozen samples.
January 3, 2017
ELIXIR and GA4GH Beacon Team Up to Advance Genomic Data Sharing
The Beacon Project of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) and ELIXIR, the European infrastructure for life-science data, announced today an expansion of their partnership to develop the Beacon Project that will improve the discoverability of European genomic data.