Navigation Links
Genomes for science, genomes for life, and genomes for you and me
Date:7/1/2013

ng a prognosis and care pathway to be charted. "Since collectively, rare diseases are not rare, exome sequencing will soon move to the front end of the diagnostic process."

The applications of massively parallel sequencing (MPS) technology to fetal cell-free DNA have brought new insight into noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT). Dr. Wei Wang, Director of BGI Health, one of BGI's affiliates, introduced their progress of clinical practice using NIPT. Wang's team recruited 11,105 Chinese volunteers for their NIPT test, and the results show that NIPT test is of high sensitivity and specificity in detecting fetal T21, T18 and T13. "NIPT has a huge prtentiality to be integrated into prenatal screening-diagnosis workflow." said Wang.

From the Laboratory to the Farmland: Agricultural Genomics

The discovery of DNA has an important effect on agriculture because it has allowed breeders to facilitate the breeding of economic crops and animals that have a better resistance to against harsh environment and diseases. Major efforts are underway worldwide to help extricate vulnerable dryland communities out of poverty and hunger, particularly those in the under-developed countries and regions.

Wheat is a globally important crop due to its enhanced adaptability to a wide range of climates and improved grain quality for the production of baker's flour. In the conference, Dr. Michael Bevan from John Innes Centre, U.K., described their progress in sequencing and understanding the fascinating and complex genome of bread wheat, and in assessing how the genome has been shaped by polyploidization. The extremely large size and polyploid complexity of the wheat genome has to date been a substantial barrier for researchers to gain insight into its biology and evolution.

From scientists to the public: Consumer Genomics

Consumer genomics is certainly a hot topic, but what does it mean for the end users - you and me? Genetic testing
'/>"/>

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Athletic frogs have faster-changing genomes
2. Researchers announce GenomeSpace environment to connect genomic tools
3. Differences in the genomes of related plant pathogens
4. Thirty teams compete to interpret three families genomes
5. The first goat genome sets a good example for facilitating de novo assembly of large genomes
6. Sequencing hundreds of chloroplast genomes now possible
7. FASEB SRC announces conference registration open for: Mobile DNA in Mammalian Genomes
8. Mitochondrial mutations: When the cells 2 genomes collide
9. BGI Tech develops novel Ultra-Deep de novo assembly solution for heterozygous genomes
10. Science, Innovation, and Partnerships for Sustainability -- Symposium May 16-18
11. Exercise boosts satisfaction with life, researchers find
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... This news release is available in German . ... fresh water fish, owes its name to a striking pattern ... cell types, black cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells ... fish and arrange as a multilayered mosaic to compose the ... all three cell types have to interact to form proper ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has ... Society of America,s 27th Annual Mouse Molecular Genetics ... in Pacific Grove, California. These awards are ... doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the ... encourage the participation of young scientists at the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has ... College of Sports Medicine,s Conference on Integrative Physiology ... Florida. These awards are meant to promote ... from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the ... of young scientists at the American College of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How the zebrafish gets its stripes 2How the zebrafish gets its stripes 3
... , If you,ve been thinking our world is more green ... found that spring is indeed arriving earlier and autumn ... The reason? The urban landscape traps heat in the summer ... green earlier in the spring and to stay green later ...
... Crabs, insects, and spiders in coastal salt marshes affected ... April 2010 were both quite vulnerable to oil exposure, but ... host plants remained healthy, according to a study published Mar. ... The researchers, graduate student Brittany McCall and her advisor ...
... Scientists conducting deep-sea research in the Galapagos have described ... 5 issue of the journal Zootaxa. The new shark ... with pale, irregularly distributed spots on its body. ... John McCosker of the California Academy of Sciences collected ...
Cached Biology News:Mid-Atlantic suburbs can expect an early spring thanks to the heat of the big city 2New species of deep-sea catshark described from the Galapagos 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014  Armetheon, Inc. ... developing novel mid- to late-stage cardiovascular drug candidates, ... in its first round of financing. The Series ... and Hercules Bioventures with participation from investors that ... pharmaceutical executive, Dr. Larry Hsu , the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 27, 2014 Scientists, researchers, and ... SPIE Laser Damage 2014 symposium. Marking its ... high-power lasers will run 14-17 September. The event is ... and photonics . , The premier conference for basic ... damage to optical materials will engage researchers and engineers ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Earlier this ... University in partnership with the U.S. Air Force ... biofuel. The results indicated that this type of fuel ... feedstock and will be important to America’s Eco friendly ... now has a mandate to become independent of foreign ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Supplementing ... offering a promotion for Eppendorf Safe Lock ... to purchase the highest quality tubes at an ... ideal for customers doing chemical, medical, pharmaceutical, and ... who are not regularly able to afford Eppendorf ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 2Armetheon Completes $7.0 Million Series A Financing 3Laser Damage to Draw Researchers, Engineers, Scientists to 46th Annual Conference 2Laser Damage to Draw Researchers, Engineers, Scientists to 46th Annual Conference 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 4Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 5Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 2Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 3
... ATLANTA, Oct. 12, 2011 CorMatrix Cardiovascular, Inc., ... delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM) biomaterial devices that ... cardio-vascular tissue, announced today that the U.S. Food ... 510(k) clearance to market its CorMatrix® ECM® for ...
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: Industrial Biotechnology ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0655292/Industrial-Biotechnology-China-News-1109---Annual-Subscription.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Renewable_energy ... of Biotechnology Industry to be published in ...
... - Two pivotal trials initiated for treatment of iron ... - Shield Therapeutics (Shield), the independent specialty ... late-stage, mineral-derived hospital pharmaceuticals which address areas of high ... have been treated in the two Phase 3 clinical ...
Cached Biology Technology:CorMatrix Receives Carotid Artery Repair Indication for its CorMatrix® ECM® 2CorMatrix Receives Carotid Artery Repair Indication for its CorMatrix® ECM® 3Industrial Biotechnology China News 1109 - Annual Subscription 2Industrial Biotechnology China News 1109 - Annual Subscription 3Shield Therapeutics Initiates AEGIS 1 and AEGIS 2 Phase 3 Studies of ST10 2Shield Therapeutics Initiates AEGIS 1 and AEGIS 2 Phase 3 Studies of ST10 3
... the mechanical harvesting of cells • Blade ... contact with the growth surface • Designed ... • Individually wrapped • Sterilized by gamma ... number is a new product number, created ...
... use spatulas have been designed to save ... for those interested in eliminating the recycling ... spatula is individually packaged, RNase/DNase free, non-pyrogenic ... a new product number, created to easily ...
... with dishes and cell culture clusters. Linkage: ... number, created to easily match Cornings product ... order under the old Sigma-Aldrich number (Z71,334-1) ... Dim: blade L 1.9 cm handle L ...
... are cytopathic effect inhibition assays, also known ... neutralization assay measures the antibody's ability to ... Sample types include; tissue culture supernatents; serum ... one unit is defined as the quantity ...
Biology Products: