Navigation Links
3 sequencing companies join 1000 Genomes Project
Date:6/11/2008

The HapMap was based mainly on genotyping technology, in which genetic markers were used to broadly scan the genome. In contrast, the 1000 Genomes Project catalog will be built on sequencing technology, in which the genome is examined at the level of individual DNA letters, or bases. The increased resolution will enable the 1000 Genomes' map to provide researchers with far more genomic context than the HapMap, including more precise information about the genetic variants that might directly contribute to disease.

"We find that there is a lot of value in participating in international consortia; they produce large datasets that are valuable to the scientific and medical communities while promoting the rapid release of the data" said Illumina Vice President and Chief Scientist David Bentley, Ph.D., who participated in the International HapMap Project.

To enhance the production of the 1000 Genomes map, each of the three biotech companies has agreed to sequence the equivalent of 75 billion DNA bases as part of the pilot phase. The human genome contains about 3 billion bases. Consequently, each company will contribute the equivalent of 25 human genomes over the next year, and additional sequence data over the project's expected three-year timeline. In addition, Applied Biosystems will contribute an additional 200 billion bases of human sequence through its collaboration with Baylor.

"This project is clearly the most ambitious and comprehensive study to date of the human genome. Our participation continues our commitment to partner with the scientific community to explore the genetic factors involved in human disease," said Francisco de la Vega, distinguished scientific fellow and vice president for SOLiD System Applications and Bioinformatics at Applied Biosystems.

Michael Egholm, Ph.D., vice president of R&D at 454, said, "We are proud to contribute to the 1000 Genomes Project as we further our ongoing support of resea
'/>"/>

Contact: Geoff Spencer
spencerg@mail.nih.gov
301-402-0911
NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. 454 Sequencing(TM): Science Paper Describes a Novel, Highly Efficient Method of Sequencing Ancient DNA; Sequences the Mitochondria of 10 Individual Mammoths to Prove It
2. Genomatix takes a lead in Next Generation Sequencing
3. Genomatix integrates genome-wide open chromatin from next generation sequencing
4. NTMir Announces First International Research Grant for Genome Sequencing
5. Marlabs in the Top 10 BPO Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Companies
6. Draxis Health selected by Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. for major contract manufacturing relationship
7. Heartline(R) Fitness Systems Named to Inc. Magazines Inaugural List of the 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S....
8. Allscripts Named to FORTUNE 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List
9. Inc. Magazine Reveals Its 26th Annual List of Americas 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies
10. Health Advocate Recognized by Inc. 500 as One of the Nations Fastest Growing Private Companies
11. Meritain Health Announces Name Change for Acquired Companies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Documented Legacy , a ... the publication of its first military memoir about a World ... Thursday in October 1943 and 19 months as a prisoner ... and build the American dream. , From the Top ... dream (Amazon) is a true life story of ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Seven promising startup ... healthcare problems have been accepted into the ... Accelerator (DHA). , The awardees were selected ... multi-stage process. They include Biomeme, Fitly, Life Patch, ... (from France) and Pulse InfoFrame (from Canada) —both ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014 According to a new market ... (GaN, SiC, and Others), Devices (Power IC, Power Module ... Forecast to 2014 - 2020", the Power Electronics market ... power electronics market is valued at $36.86 Billion and ... 2014- 2020. The report also includes an in-depth analysis ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... transcatheter heart valves market in Americas. The analysis ... over the 2007–2020 period and key company share ... countries: US, Canada, Brazil and Mexico. It uses ... and secondary research and in-house analysis. , Scope, ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Along with improving ... with Alzheimer,s disease and other types of dementia, a ... quality of life, the researchers said. "These preliminary ... of benefits for people with dementia and their loved ... of Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mount Laurel-based Documented Legacy to Release Military Memoir of World War II Air Force Vet Who Survived Black Thursday Crash 2Health News:Seven Healthcare Startups Selected to Participate in University City Science Center’s First Digital Health Accelerator 2Health News:Seven Healthcare Startups Selected to Participate in University City Science Center’s First Digital Health Accelerator 3Health News:Seven Healthcare Startups Selected to Participate in University City Science Center’s First Digital Health Accelerator 4Health News:Power Electronics Market Estimated to Reach $36.86 Billion by 2020 at CAGR of 7.74% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Power Electronics Market Estimated to Reach $36.86 Billion by 2020 at CAGR of 7.74% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Power Electronics Market Estimated to Reach $36.86 Billion by 2020 at CAGR of 7.74% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Power Electronics Market Estimated to Reach $36.86 Billion by 2020 at CAGR of 7.74% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Americas Transcatheter Heart Valves Market 2020 Forecasts in New Research Report at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says 2
... the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, researchers ... specific repair cells from the bone marrow to the affected ... been known that bone marrow cells have the ability to ... not been known until now is the critically important role ...
... that analyzed nearly 22,000 U.S men for a good 14 ... and keeping tabs on the body weight has an impact ... , ,Dr. Eric B. Rimm, co-author of the study, said ... be psychological, it has become clear that heart disease and ...
... Squibb has announced the launch of BARACLUDE? (entecavir) ... //following its approval by the Drug Controller General of ... treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults ... of persistent elevations in serum aminotransferases (ALT or AST) ...
... into a leading diabetes management training center, not ... Afro-Asian countries//. The MV Hospital for Diabetes and ... Organization’s collaborating centre for diabetes research and training ... diverse countries as Cameroon, Tanzania, Myanmar, North Korea, ...
... rich in carbohydrates was very effective in maintaining weight loss ... be presented at the Australian //Institute of Food Science and ... conducted by the University of Melbourne research dietician Liz Delbridge ... for a period of 12 weeks. ,She and ...
... women with type 1 or 2 diabetes over a period ... of hip fracture among them//. This has helped to highlight ... population. ,According to Dr. Mohsen Janghorbani from Isfahan ... has not traditionally been considered a consequence of diabetes mellitus. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair 2Health News:Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair 3Health News:India Approves Baraclude? (entecavir) For ,Treatment Of Chronic HEPATITIS B 2Health News:Diabetic Women Show Increased Risks of Hip Fracture 2
(Date:7/14/2014)... 2014  Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of ... life sciences research, announced that it has teamed ... build the first-ever national patient registry devoted to ... "The National Pancreas Foundation is a ... and committed organizations can effect upon society as ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... , July 14, 2014  Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: ... that the Company will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market closing ... New York, NY . President ... the Celsion and EGEN management teams will participate in the ... ET.  A live webcast will be available at https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Minn. , July 14, 2014  Today, ATS ... announced that it acquired the assets of MicroTest Labs, ... The acquisition of MTL is the first step in ... chemistry laboratory services platform to support the medical device ... known as Accuratus Lab Services , a name ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Remedy Informatics Partners with National Pancreas Foundation to Build a National Patient Registry 2Remedy Informatics Partners with National Pancreas Foundation to Build a National Patient Registry 3Celsion Corporation to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on July 16, 2014 2Celsion Corporation to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on July 16, 2014 3ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 2ATS Labs, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of MicroTest Labs, Inc. 3
... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today Enroute Systems Corporation ... last mile postal service delivery service options for its ... existing support of multiple global and regional carrier parcel ... businesses and residences in over 220 countries through their ...
... 31, 2012 Medical Alarm Concepts Holding, Inc. (OTCQB: ... subsequent order as part of a large ongoing commitment ... purchase order, which will be delivered in monthly installments ... date. "In November 2011, we announced a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Enroute Adds Last Mile Postal Service Delivery Services 2Enroute Adds Last Mile Postal Service Delivery Services 3Medical Alarm to Begin Fulfillment of MediPendant™ Against Largest Purchase Order - Announces Additional Warrant Cancellations 2Medical Alarm to Begin Fulfillment of MediPendant™ Against Largest Purchase Order - Announces Additional Warrant Cancellations 3Medical Alarm to Begin Fulfillment of MediPendant™ Against Largest Purchase Order - Announces Additional Warrant Cancellations 4