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Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

... reflects on the role of microbial studies in the genomics revolution of the past decade, and considers the ... to meet these and other challenges that face genomics research in the decade ahead. For example, the ... ). He also sees a way forward using single-cell genomics ⎯ a technique now being pursued in earnest ...

Landmark project to map genomics of complex ant systems

... technology to become the first explorers of the genomics of agricultural ant societies. "This project is one of the first attempts to use genomics to understand a complex interacting system, ... among the first to explore co-evolution from a genomics perspective." For years, Gerardo and her ...

Scientists sequence genome of the N2-fixing, soil-living bacterium Azotobacter vinelandii

... phylogenetic anchor point for comparative genomics work with other systems. This research has also ... its existing undergraduate training platform in genomics technology. Undergraduate researchers from around ... for these new scientists in the fields of genomics and bioinformatics. "The key to the success ...

Genetic secrets of date palm unlocked by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

... technology," says Joel Malek, director of the genomics Laboratory at Weill Cornell Medical College in ... the feasibility and success of the most advanced genomics technologies in Qatar and represents a milestone ... holds great promise for the application of the genomics technology to a better understanding of ...

Concordia University receives more than $22 million for genomics research

... of the Centre for Structural and Functional genomics have been awarded more than $22 million to ... investment results from the Genome Canada Applied genomics Research in Bioproducts or Crops (ABC) ... "These results confirm the critical importance of genomics in leading edge sectors and its contribution to ...

2009 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award winner announced

... A new award in 2008, the Signature genomics Travel Award is given to a selected student, ... of the selected presentation, Signature genomics covers the travel costs for the recipient to the ... Genetics Foundation is grateful to Signature genomics for their generous support of up-and-coming ...

Cancer Genomics Browser gives cancer researchers a powerful new tool

... SANTA CRUZ, CA--A Cancer genomics Browser developed by researchers at the ... their treatment. A paper describing the Cancer genomics Browser has been published in the April issue of ... Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF. Cancer genomics involves searching for all of the genes and ...

Venter, Somerville and Church highlight DOE/JGI genomics of energy and environment meeting

... Keynote addresses by genomics pioneers J. Craig Venter, Energy Bioscience ... of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) annual genomics of Energy and Environment User Meeting March ... Calif. This year's meeting will emphasize the genomics of renewable energy strategies, biomass ...

Complete Genomics releases proof-of-concept data for its sequencing technology for the first time

... were reviewed by Dr. Clifford Reid, Complete genomics chairman, president and CEO, during his ... Beach Resort, Marco Island, Fla. Complete genomics successfully sequenced a Caucasian HapMap sample ... a major achievement for the team at Complete genomics they have sequenced a human genome at a high ...

Human genomics in China

... event, which marks the beginning of the genomics Era in China, we specially organize a series of ... by the 863 Program in succession, to develop genomics technology by means of molecular genetics, and to ... the concept of genomics, and by applying the genomics technology, they carried out a series of research ...

New technique is quantum leap forward in understanding proteins

... In the longer term, as the collective body of genomics data for humans and other animals grows, some ... on various protein sequences culled from genomics data. Covariance analysis between two proteins ... standard covariance techniques to available genomics data. The full analysis included about 2,500 ...

Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University

... is in the spotlight for its pivotal role in the genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaborative effort to provide research experience in genomics to undergraduate classrooms across the country. ... developed and implemented a research-based genomics course for juniors and seniors at Washington ...

Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

... practitioners in poultry science and comparative genomics committed to this sequencing effort." The ... disease-prevention strategies." Comparative genomics in avian species, especially as it relates to ... David Burt, professor in the Department of genomics and Genetics at the Roslin Institute and Royal ...

David Salt is 'worth his salt,' says Science magazine

... an interactive biology gaming module called the genomics Digital Lab (GDL). The Science and Engineering ... and Jeremy Friedberg (Spongelab) to develop the genomics Digital Lab (GDL) as part of a larger genomics Explorer museum exhibit. Salt's interactive, ...

Human protein atlas will help pinpoint disease

... the European Science Foundation's 3rd Functional genomics Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, on 1-4 October. Functional genomics describes the way in which genes and their ... discuss recent advances in the role of functional genomics in disease. The protein atlas team first uses ...

Governor Doyle announces historic genomic research collaboration

... proactively addresses diseases. The Wisconsin genomics Initiative is a collaborative research effort ... and personalized health care, and the Wisconsin genomics Initiative will solidify the state's national and ... said Representative Dave Obey. "The Wisconsin genomics Initiative is all about getting us to that ....

Complete Genomics launches, becomes world's first large-scale human genome sequencing company

... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Oct. 6, 2008 Complete genomics Inc., a third-generation human genome sequencing ... For the past two and a half years, Complete genomics has been reinventing the process of DNA ... fields in Silicon Valley has allowed Complete genomics to sequence its first complete human genome, ...

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

... with the mission of fulfilling the promise of genomics for medicine and the goal of sustaining the ... this grand experiment. We are convinced that the genomics and biomedical work being conducted here at the world's leading genomics center by the world's best and brightest ...

Review article provides tools for the Rosaceae genomics community

... provides a comprehensive overview of the genomics tools and resources available for the rapidly ... emerging as attractive organisms for functional genomics studies due to the availability of resources like ... the Rosaceae attractive as model systems for genomics research. Vladimir Shulaev, associate ...

Evolution of fruit size in tomato

... individuals. Now, with genome sequencing and genomics tools, chromosomal regions with QTLs can be ... Project as well as the tools of structural genomics to clone and characterize the major gene and QTL ... of selection for extreme fruit size. Comparative genomics tools are being applied in both well-known and ...

Human Genomics and Proteomics

... has been established with the launch of Human genomics and Proteomics, the first database journal ... SAGE and Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Human genomics and Proteomics (HGP) is a peer-reviewed ... forum for the discussion of research on human genomics and proteomics, systems biology and various ...

2008 Signature Genomic Laboratories Travel Award presented

... School of Medicine. New in 2008, the Signature genomics Travel Award is given to a selected student, ... of the selected presentation, Signature genomics covers the travel costs for the recipient to the ... Genetics Foundation is grateful to Signature genomics for their generous support of up-and-coming ...

Emory, Ohio State launch partnership in predictive and personalized health care

... that integrates scientific breakthroughs in genomics and molecular biology with advances in ... "The recent explosion of medical knowledge in genomics and molecular biology, along with significant ... Care, joining programs in biomedical informatics, genomics and biomarker science, imaging, clinical trials ...

BGSU undergraduates to pilot groundbreaking genome project

... soon be contributing to the body of knowledge in genomics while they learn. The University has been ... online genome databaseand gain valuable skills in genomics and bioinformatics. Bowling Green will ... and their students will use the Collaborative genomics Annotation Tool, a bioinformatic platform being ...

SLIM Search Launches Academic Pricing Program

... Linux cluster running BLAST. In a typical genomics production environment, SLIM Search can deliver ... biotech industry with fast pattern matching and genomics search solutions. SLIM Search(TM) is the ultimate genomics search solution, providing more speed, more ...

From GM farm animals to embryonic stem cell research

... genomics and Society: Todays Answers, Tomorrows Questions ... of social scientific research in the field of genomics - the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) genomics Network (EGN). DNA, genes and chromosomes are ...

NYU's Center for Genomics & Systems Biology receives $4.4 million NSF grant

... New York University Center for genomics & Systems Biology has received a $4.4 million ... Purugganan, the Dorothy Schiff Professor of genomics and the projects primary investigator. NYU is ... train journalism students in the new field of genomics and systems biology. Dan Fagin, an associate ...

NHGRI funds new Centers for Excellence in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research

... and social issues stemming from genetics and genomics are taken into consideration in the development ... of North Carolina-Chapel Hills Center for genomics and Society Gail Henderson, Ph.D., $5.6 million ... involved in common diseases. The Center for genomics and Society will assemble an interdisciplinary ...

Ultraconserved elements in the genome: Are they indispensable?

... for viability or reproduction. Scientists in the genomics Division of the Department of Energy's Lawrence ... result," says Nadav Ahituv of Berkeley Lab's genomics Division and DOE's JGI, a human geneticist who ... of the Joint Genome Institute and Berkeley Lab's genomics Division, who directed the study, said, "Many ...

UCI and CODA Genomics collaborate to re-engineer yeast for biofuel production

... Sept. 4, 2007 Scientists from UC Irvine and CODA genomics are partnering on new research aimed at turning a ... of ethanol. Researchers at UCIs Institute for genomics and Bioinformatics (IGB) are using CODA genomics patented gene-protein-production algorithms to ...

Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

... scientists to study herbicide resistance in waterhemp. Ten years ago genomics was reserved for what Tranel refers to as "important species" such as ... changed now that those species have been sequenced. Now we can start doing genomics on weeds to start understanding weeds better. "With this type of ...

Springer to collaborate with the Human Genome Organization

... topics pertaining to genomic medicine, human genetics, computational genomics and genomic technologies. The HUGO Journal will also publish key ... Human Genome Organisation, we look forward to supporting the advance of genomics research." ...

Scientists closer to developing salt-tolerant crops

... been led by researchers from the Australian Centre for Plant Functional genomics and the University of Adelaide's School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, in ... the University of Adelaide and the Australian Centre for Plant Functional genomics (ACPFG). "Helping plants to withstand this salty onslaught will have a ...

NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases

... Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), which also operates the NIH Chemical genomics Center, a principal collaborator in TRND. Other NIH components will also ... programs. TRND will begin its work in collaboration with the NIH Chemical genomics Center (NCGC), initially developed as part of the NIH Roadmap for Medical ...

International team finds key gene that allows plants to survive drought

... community," says Cutler. This team used a new approach called chemical genomics to identifying a synthetic chemical, designated pyrabactin, which ... by the plant science research community but also showed that chemical genomics can identify new chemicals like pyrabactin that may have profound impacts ...

Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals

... diversity, species protection, and climate change. "The world of genomics has witnessed revolutionary advancements in past 2 years, as driven by ... is a distinguished organization, not only because it has a world-class genomics technology platform, but also because it is assuming strong responsibility ...

Learning how the pieces responsible for interpreting the human genome work

... "chefs" that cook it", describes Herbert Auer, manager of the Functional genomics Facility at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and ... Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation, twenty-one authorities in the field of genomics present their recent work on 20, 21 and 22 April at the "Institut ...

TGen helps promote cancer awareness for vast Navajo Nation

... PHOENIX, Ariz. April 6, 2009 Outreach efforts by the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) extend to the far corners of Arizona. For the ... breast cancer and multiple myeloma in TGen's Integrated Cancer genomics Division. Dr. Salhia, who has helped organize both conferences, made a ...

Exploring the dynamic relationship between health and environment

... be incorporated into mainstream health care systems. And new advances in genomics are helping scientists map the evolution of a pathogen and understand its ... of Medicine and Langone Medical Center will highlight the importance of genomics as a tool for understanding the environmental context of health. The ...

200,000 rice mutants available worldwide for scientific investigation

... that make up the genome of Oryza sativa. The International Rice Functional genomics Consortium recently announced the public availability of more than 200,000 ... of these rice plants represents a powerful resource for the rice genomics community." More than 2 million rice mutants were generated in this ...
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