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Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

... type of technology, you can generate all of this genomic data relatively cheaply and quickly, so it's ... and the mechanism." Having the complete genomic data on waterhemp will help scientists not only ... It's evolution in action," said Tranel. This genomic data will also help in answering broader ...

Maternal, paternal genes' tug-of-war may last well into childhood

... wrinkle in the two-decades-old theory known as genomic imprinting, which holds that each parent ... one child at a time. Evidence from disorders of genomic imprinting suggests that maternal and paternal ... is needed to more fully understand the role of genomic imprinting in such disorders. ...

LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers

... How does the same protein know to regulate one genomic location in a brain cell and regulate a different genomic region in a liver cell? Our study suggests that ... were previously identified, they seemed more like genomic oddities than key players. With these latest ...

Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

... and would also institute shared standards for genomic data collection and analysis. In a perspective ... Tree of Life recently launched through GEBA: the genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea ( ... accompanying the exponential increase in genomic data. All-versus-all gene comparisons previously ...

Springer to collaborate with the Human Genome Organization

... (HUGO). Formerly published at Springer as genomic Medicine, The HUGO Journal has a new design, ... review articles on important topics pertaining to genomic medicine, human genetics, computational genomics and genomic technologies. The HUGO Journal will also ...

7th annual [BC]2 Basel Computational Biology Conference 'Molecular Evolution' June 18-19, 2009

... be speaking about the "Dynamics of Phenotypic and genomic Evolution During a 40,000-Generation Experiment ... on the dynamic coupling of phenotypic and genomic evolution and the role of complex mutations in ... with a keynote lecture on "Universals of genomic and phenomic evolution", in which he will discuss ...

The evolutionary foundation of genomic imprinting in lower vertebrates

... indicate that the evolutionary foundation of genomic imprinting exists in lower vertebrates and genomic imprinting should not be considered as a unique ... 8, April, 2009) of Chinese Science Bulletin . genomic imprinting has been identified in eutherians, ...

Researchers gain genome-wide insights into patterns of the world's human population structures

... researchers are learning more about the genomic patterns of human population structure around the ... the relationships among populations. "Studying genomic patterns of human population structure also has ... of genome sciences. Akey is senior author of new genomic research findings about the fine-scale structure ...

Cancer Genomics Browser gives cancer researchers a powerful new tool

... find patterns in the huge amounts of clinical and genomic data being gathered in large-scale cancer ... Haussler said. Many different types of genomic changes can have clinical significance, including ... proteins make it possible to see how these genomic alterations interfere with the cell's normal ...

Genomatix gets patent for comparative genomics method

... an outstanding track record in the analysis of genomic data generated by high throughput technologies, ... various organisms become available. However, the genomic sequence does not reveal scientific insight in ... be annotated (e.g. location of genes, promoters, genomic repeats etc.). Annotation of regulatory sequences ...

CRG buys Genomatix' Next Generation Sequencing analysis solution

... The Centre for genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain purchased ... annotation: ElDorado. GGA delivers annotation of genomic coordinates from GMS or any other mapping ... scale correlation analysis with any annotated genomic elements, meta-analysis of data correlation ...

JCVI program trains USDA scientists on eukaryotic genome analysis

... an analysis "pipeline" for the annotation of a genomic sequence, and will learn how to determine ... more than 100 investigators with more than 200 genomic sequences. According to JCVI's Linda Hannick, ... means that there is an ever-increasing amount of genomic data to analyze. The JCVI course equips ...

Boehringer Ingelheim uses Genomatix' Next Generation Sequencing data analysis systems

... Mining Station (GMS) is based on a proprietary genomic pattern recognition paradigm, or GenomeThesaurus, ... identification of new transcriptional units. For genomic re-sequencing and newly sequenced genomes, a de ... genome database. GGA extensively annotates genomic coordinates and surrounding areas derived by the ...

Reversing ecology reveals ancient environments

... called "reverse ecology." The technique uses genomic data to examine metabolic networks and pulls out ... of different species." Researchers have used genomic data to study metabolic networks-the chemical ... of organisms and learn ecology from the genomic data on a large scale," Borenstein said. The ...

Scientists uncover new class of non-protein coding genes in mammals with key functions

... were known previously, they seemed more like genomic oddities than critical components. The new Nature ... or epigenomic marks. They searched for genomic regions that have the same chromatin patterns as ... also found that the vast majority of these genomic regions are transcribed into lincRNAs, and that ...

Genomatix joins Illumina-Connect program

... (GGA). The GMS is based on a proprietary genomic pattern recognition paradigm, or GenomeThesaurus, ... identification of new transcriptional units.For genomic re-sequencing and newly sequenced genomes, a de ... and databases for the deep biological analysis of genomic position data coming from the GMS or any other ...

Genome Medicine: Bridging the gap between research and clinical practice

... the publication of its January 2009 issue. genomic medicine is at the leading edge of medical ... that will affect medical treatments. Progress in genomic medicine will depend on effective collaboration ... emphasizes research into the clinical use of new genomic diagnostics and therapeutics. The practice ...

Human genomics in China

... set up a "two 1%" goal with respect to the genomic sequencing and the full-length cDNA ... etc., were all developed along with the human genomic sequencing project in the late 1990s. Making ... the human genome research helped to extend the genomic sequencing and related research to plants other ...

New technique is quantum leap forward in understanding proteins

... is one thing I really am proud of." Ever since genomic data has been available, researchers have been ... is dependant on the availability of extensive genomic data, and some 800 or so bacterial genomes have ... will have to wait until a similar volume of genomic data is available for them. Ultimately, some form ...

Breast cancer genome shows evolution, instability of cancer

... standpoint, we are pretty convinced that these genomic translocations may turn out to be prognostic ... is the first study to comprehensively map these genomic translocations to base pair resolution," Lee ... sequence refined the understanding of aberrant genomic rearrangements to the base pair level of ...

USC researchers head global effort to study genetic risks that contribute to psychiatric diseases

... and bipolar disorder. The USC Center for genomic Psychiatry and Massachusetts General Hospital ... of academic medical centers in creating the genomic Psychiatry Cohort. Blood and DNA from 40,000 ... says Carlos Pato, who also directs the Center for genomic Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine. ...

Tool helps identify gene function in soybeans

... have demonstrated the applicability of a genomic tool for identifying gene function in soybeans. ... benefit crop performance. The new genomic tool uses transposons, which are fragments of DNA ... to test the feasibility of additional functional genomic techniques in soybean. "Our goal is to ...

Personalized medicine: Innovative online journal leads the way

... a wide range of inherited disorders. The new genomic era heralds earlier diagnoses, greatly improved ... about all areas of medicine informed by genomic research. Genome Medicine will focus on the ... to the understanding and management of disease genomic epidemiology and public health genomics The ...

Researchers at UH explore patient preferences for personalized medicine

... unclear how receptive patients are to employing genomic diagnostics to tailor-make drugs. Armed with a ... backgrounds to adopt, and pay for the use of, genomic diagnostics to tailor prescriptions. ... opting for pharmacogenomic testing, which uses genomic information to determine whether a drug is likely ...

Broad Institute awarded major grant to bolster epigenomics research

... human epigenome is arguably the next frontier of genomic research," said co-principal investigator Alex ... (HTBS). These technologies can help pinpoint the genomic locations of various types of chemical tags, such ... and provide unprecedented precision and genomic coverage. Just as the Human Genome Project ...

Collaboration between researchers yields more comprehensive portrait of brain cancer

... today publishes a comprehensive analysis of genomic variation in the brain cancer glioblastoma. These ... brain. The HudsonAlpha and Stanford data on genomic changes were integrated with data from ... the country measuring changes in other types of genomic variation and in epigenomic variation. ...

Eli and Edythe L. Broad make unprecedented gift to endow Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT

... cancers; Classifying human cancers by their genomic alterations, rather than by their location in the ... drug that may treat leukemia; Identifying the genomic regulatory controls of stem-cell differentiation ... amok in a multitude of diseases; Applying genomic tools to key human pathogens, such as malaria and ...

UH researchers win top prize for research with humanitarian applications

... technologies to help monitor the sizes and genomic diversity of microbial communities. Fofanov ... by Intel Itanium-based systems, and the latest genomic sequencing analysis technologies. ... memory bandwidth we need for fast processing of genomic information. Their high-availability design has ...

MSU to create genomic clearinghouse for biofuel crops

... are creating an easily accessible, Web-based genomic database of information on crops that can be used ... now, about half of the biofuel crops don't have genomic databases, and the ones that do are in many ... difficult to compare and use the information." genomic databases contain information on the molecular ...

Broad Institute researchers introduce next generation tool for visualizing genomic data

... are collecting vast amounts of diverse genomic data with ever-increasing speed, but effective ... integrate and analyze different types of genomic data, and gives them the flexibility to zoom in on a specific genomic region of interest or to pan out for a broad, ...

Consortium develops new method to manipulate genetic material

... School, have developed a powerful tool for genomic research and medicine. The robust method will ... describe an efficient method to induce specific genomic modifications in many types of cells including ... (ZFNs), which can be used to induce specific genomic modifications in many types of cells. ...

Launching a global alliance for pharmacogenomics

... National Institutes of Health and the Center for genomic Medicine in Japan have signed a letter of intent ... alliance represent the newly created Center for genomic Medicine, a component of the RIKEN Yokohama ... Nakamura, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for genomic Medicine at RIKEN. We expect this ...

Potential association of type 2 diabetes genes with prostate cancer

... new findings bring the total number of genes or genomic regions implicated in diabetes to 16, said Laura ... a known overlap with heart disease in another genomic region? Scott said. "We have about 25,000 genes, ... by genome wide studies, so to have the same genomic regions come up in studies of different diseases ...

Study finds health professionals, public unprepared for genomic medicine

... Although advances in genomic medicine for common adult chronic diseases such ... both health professionals and the public about genomic medicine, and to develop and evaluate new ways to ... 2000 to February 2008 about the delivery of genomic medicine for common chronic diseases. The ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008

... 576-0226; wallira@ornl.gov ] BIOSCIENCE -- genomic forensics for plants . . . Want to sleuth out the secrets to plant behavior? You need a genomic signature, of course. Using the latest tools of ... environmental stress and then comparing that genomic signature against a database of already known ...

Gene chips used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness

... developed. By adding computational tools to their genomic analysis, the researchers also showed they could ... earlier, say at the first change in these genomic vital signs, and we likely could significantly ... The scientists confirmed the ability of their genomic analysis to diagnose infection and monitor ...

Mutant sperm guide clinicians to new diseases

... involved in disease and to improve diagnosis of genomic disease. The scientists from the Wellcome ... for every deletion: however, clinical records for genomic disorders show only a few duplications, compared ... explained Dr Hurles. "However, for some of the genomic regions we looked at, duplications can cause ...

SLIM Search Launches Academic Pricing Program

... New Program Makes SLIM Search Very Affordable for genomic Research - MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 28 ... within the academic community for its innovative genomic search technology, SLIM Search, Inc. today ... tool for only $199.00 US. "SLIM Search is a genomic research tool that is uniquely suited for ...

UCR researchers awarded nearly $1.7M to develop improved cowpea varieties

... (CGIAR). The UCR researchers will apply genomic technology to develop new and improved cowpea ... grain legume crops in the development of basic genomic resources and tools needed to implement modern ... producers. Our project will develop the key genomic resources that are currently lacking in cowpea, ...

Scientists complete genome sequence of fungus responsible for dandruff, skin disorders

... the presence of M. globosa . "A complete genomic sequencing of a Malassezia genome opens ... other important food source crops. Comparative genomic studies are now underway that could lead to new ... Science Behind the Sequencing The genomic sequencing was made possible by DNA sequencing ...
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