Navigation Links
NHGRI expands effort to revolutionize sequencing technologies

human-sized genome at 100 times lower cost than is possible today. There is strong potential that, five years from now, some of these technologies will be at or near commercial availability. Grant recipients and their approximate total funding are:

Gina L. Costa, Ph.D., Agencourt Personal Genomics., Beverly, Mass.
$1.2 million (2 years)
"Bead-Based Polony Sequencing"

Supplemental funding is expected to accelerate commercialization of this technology that will use oligonucleotide ligation to read DNA sequence, using bead-based, polymerase colony (polony) sequencing technology.

Vera B. Gorfinkel, Ph.D., The State University of New York (SUNY),
Stony Brook, N.Y.
$1.5 million (2 years)
"Ultra High Throughput DNA Sequencing System Based on Two-Dimensional Monolith Multi-Capillary Arrays and Nanoliter Reaction Volume"

This group will develop and implement an efficient method capable of sequencing mammalian size genomes by amplifying single template molecules, and subjecting the product to Sanger sequencing and a highly parallel, capillary electrophoresis separation system.

Greg Kellogg, Ph.D., Network Biosystems, Woburn, Mass.
$4.5 million (3 years)
"$100,000 Genome Using Integrated Microfluidic Capillary Electrophoresis"

This group will work to improve performance of Sanger sequencing and PCR as compared to that attainable using capillary electrophoresis systems. To do so, it will miniaturize and integrate current sequencing technologies, building on its microfluidics platform.


'"/>

Source:NIH


Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. NHGRI targets 12 more organisms for genome sequencing
2. NHGRI Selects 13 More Organisms for Genome Sequencing
3. NHGRI announces new sequencing targets
4. NHGRI announces latest sequencing targets
5. NHGRI aims to make DNA sequencing faster, more cost effective
6. International HapMap consortium expands mapping effort
7. Gene expands malarias invasion options
8. MWG Biotech expands siMAX?siRNA portfolio with new scales, lengths and design tools
9. New book expands biological classifications to account for alien life
10. New study expands understanding of the role of RNA editing in gene control
11. NIAID expands capability for influenza research and surveillance
Post Your Comments:
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014) Researchers at the University of Minnesota ... dystrophy (FSHD) to be used for muscle regeneration research ... therapies for FSHD. , The research is published in ... . , There is no treatment for FSHD, which ... type of muscular dystrophy. FSHD is an unusual genetic ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... compounds that could positively impact the global ... possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State,s ... suppository made from the seaweed-derived food ingredient ... Tenofovir provides a woman-initiated, drug-delivery vehicle that ... transmitted infections during unprotected heterosexual intercourse, the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... roads will be built worldwide by 2050. Many of ... they bring an influx of destructive loggers, hunters and ... created a ,global roadmap, for prioritising road building across ... of development and environmental protection. , The map has ... importance of ecosystems and a ,road-benefits, layer that estimates ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UMN researchers find animal model for understudied type of muscular dystrophy 2Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS 2Sensory-tested drug-delivery vehicle could limit spread of HIV, AIDS 3Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go 2Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go 3
... of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is unpredictable. Because it ... is difficult to identify preventative or causative factors. Scientists ... to study the disorder, but that means they can,t ... trauma. Now, through a combination of genetic ...
... 13, 2013) For consumers of the typical Western dietladen with ... to believe that there is such a thing as an ... Charles Zuker, PhD, and colleagues at Columbia University Medical Center ... (think seawater levels, not potato chips), the first step in ...
... 13, 2013) Whitehead Institute researchers have identified a ... for the generation of undesirable white fat cells. When ... to accumulate lipid droplets or mature from their precursors. ... iswhat it takes to make fat cells," says Whitehead ...
Cached Biology News:Gene associated with high anxiety can have protective effect on the battlefield 2Gene associated with high anxiety can have protective effect on the battlefield 3Scientists discover how animals taste, and avoid, high salt concentrations 2Scientists discover how animals taste, and avoid, high salt concentrations 3Long noncoding RNAs control development of fat cells 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Earlier this month, ... in partnership with the U.S. Air Force on the ... results indicated that this type of fuel made from ... will be important to America’s Eco friendly future. In ... a mandate to become independent of foreign oil over ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Whitehouse Laboratories is excited ... partnership with PTI Inspection Systems that will ... of the art leak testing method development and validation ... currently available. As part of this agreement, Whitehouse Labs ... Leak Detection Instrument developed and manufactured by PTI. ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company developing peptide therapeutics ... in metabolic disorders, announced today that it has filed ... Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed ... The number of shares to be offered and the ... determined. Citigroup and Cowen and Company will ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014   MSC , a healthcare performance ... announced the appointment of Mary Beth Loesch ... years of experience preparing companies for rapid growth and ... Vice President of Corporate Development and Healthcare. In that ... , as well as corporate strategy and marketing. Previously, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Can 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 5Whitehouse Labs Renews Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 2Whitehouse Labs Renews Partnership with PTI Inspection Systems 3Rhythm Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering 2MSC names Mary Beth Loesch President and CEO 2
... ANGELES, Feb. 18 The Board of Directors wishes to ... 2009 it resolved to file a Form 15 with effect ... the approval of stockholders but in the interests of keeping ... Release.The effect of this filing is to release the company ...
... SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18 Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a ... Drug,Administration (FDA) has provided a target date of July ... for Sumavel DosePro (sumatriptan,injection) needle-free delivery system. Zogenix ... treatment of migraine attacks with or without,aura, and the ...
... Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PDGI ), a ... biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, today announced ... Brazil to further enhance its Latin American presence.PharmaNet has ... 2002 with a network of field-based staff in Brazil, ...
Cached Biology Technology:EESTECH Inc - Release From SEC Filing 2EESTECH Inc - Release From SEC Filing 3EESTECH Inc - Release From SEC Filing 4Zogenix Reports FDA Provides New PDUFA Date for Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM) 2PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office 2PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office 3PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office 4PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. Expands Latin America Operations with Opening of Brazil Office 5
NF kappa B Related Sampler Kit 10g each...
Homo sapiens MEP50 protein, mRNA...
Mouse H60 Allophycocyanin MAb (Clone 205326) ENTREZ GeneID: 15101...
RAB32, member RAS oncogene family, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:13500 IMAGE:4280407), complete cds...
Biology Products: