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Landmark project to map genomics of complex ant systems

... researchers are tapping the latest-generation DNA sequencing technology to become the first explorers of the ... competitive 10 Giga-base Grant Program for DNA sequencing and transcriptome analysis from Roche Applied ... DNA using its proprietary high-throughput genome sequencing technology, which will provide 10 giga-bases of ...

New national genome center launched

... replace petrol with eco-friendly bioenergy. By sequencing the genome of perennial ryegrass, an important ... with higher amounts of antioxidants. The sequencing of these and other genomes will create a huge ... Analysis Centre will give the UK a lead in the sequencing of the genomes of plants, animals and microbes. ...

CSHL scientists harness logic of 'Sudoku' math puzzle to vastly enhance genome-sequencing capability

... revolutionize the fast-changing world of genome sequencing and the field of medical genetics, suggests a new ... it promises to reduce costs dramatically. A sequencing project that costs upwards of $10 million using ... estimates. Originally devised to overcome a sequencing limitation that dogged one of the Hannon lab's ...

NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects

... will support the work of the large-scale DNA sequencing centers that participated in the initial phase of ... 500 microbial genomes are already completed or in sequencing pipelines and supported by individual NIH ... The Human Microbiome Project's large-scale sequencing centers, their principal investigators and ...

University of Liverpool awarded $3.3 million for genomics hub

... access to cutting-edge equipment for DNA sequencing with the establishment of high-throughput hubs in ... hubs will receive funding for high-throughput sequencing machines which will be made available to all ... North of England by allowing much more productive sequencing technologies to be made available across the ...

A genome may reduce your carbon footprint

... WI, May 11, 2009 -- With the costs of genome sequencing rapidly decreasing, and with the infrastructure ... all breeding programs. With availability of cheap sequencing capacity, neither complete sequence assembly nor ... remediation. Another result of inexpensive sequencing would be an increased use of comparative ....

New genomic technique uncovers coral transcriptome

... for cDNA preparation combined with the latest sequencing methods, researchers have uncovered the larval ... analysis based on next-generation 454 sequencing technology. De novo transcriptome analysis is a cost-efficient alternative to genome sequencing when the goal is discovery of protein-coding ...

Stowers researchers develop whole genome sequencing approach for mutation discovery

... Biology Facility have developed a "whole-genome sequencing approach" to mapping mutations in fruit flies. ... are inefficient procedures. Our whole-genome sequencing approach is fast and cost effective. Among other ... interest in just a few weeks. The next-generation sequencing technology used for this project is extremely ...

Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals

... will be carried out using Next-generation sequencing technologies, which have already enabled rapid, ... size of 20,000󈞅,000. The data from this sequencing project will provide essential tools for ... hypoxia adaptability. The launch of these sequencing projects not only fills taxonomic gaps for ...

DNA blueprint for healthier and more efficient cows

... countries involved in the six-year Bovine Genome sequencing Project designed to sequence, annotate and ... Dr Tellam said the US$53 million Bovine Genome sequencing Project led by the Human Genome sequencing Centre at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM-HGSC) ...

A genomic CluE for cloud computing

... College Park, Md. -- DNA sequencing is the next frontier in biological research.As new sequencing technology becomes more efficient and affordable, ... available to small laboratories. Thus, sequencing data is being generated at a faster rate than ...

Bovine genome provides clues to possible new developments

... by the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome sequencing Center and published in two reports that appear ... analyses of the two projects by the Bovine sequencing Project and the Bovine Hapmap Consortia appear ... Richard Gibbs, director of the BCM Human Genome sequencing Center and principal investigator on the ...

Learning how the pieces responsible for interpreting the human genome work

... The human genome complete sequencing project in 2003 revealed the enormous instruction ... cancer". The technology that speeded up sequencing To study the parallel activity of so many ... at IRB Barcelona. The power of Next Generation sequencing is reflected in the following: a single ...

The genetic X-factor

... collaboration - emphasises the power of sequencing approaches to identify novel genes of clinical ... Trust Sanger Institute. "This is the largest sequencing study of complex disease ever reported." In ... Stratton, the collaborative study harnessed DNA sequencing to detect as many new abnormal genes as possible. ...

Covering the bases: Quantum effect may hold promise for low-cost DNA sequencing, sensor applications

... was a remarkable achievement. Today, the task of sequencing some 3 billion chemical base pairs of the ... costs have dropped considerably from the initial sequencing of the human genome, which took 11 years at a cost of $1 billion.) Bringing the power of DNA sequencing to every individual will require new, affordable ...

Computer superpower strengthens attempts to combat common diseases

... New large-scale sequencing technology will revolutionize biomedical research ... Among other things, the new large-scale sequencing technology offers researchers the opportunity to ... actual mutations that cause disease. "The new sequencing methods supported by this funding offer ...

Genome sequencing of fungus with biotechnological applications

... taken part in the international project for the sequencing of the genome of the Postia placenta fungus. ... of alcohol from wood. The project for sequencing and identification of the genes of this fungus, ... a veritable technological revolution in the sequencing of genomes that will probably enable us to know ...

Scientists to sequence DNA of British wheat varieties

... genome of five varieties of wheat using new DNA sequencing technology to generate tools to help breeders ... to complete. Professor Hall said: "New DNA sequencing technology can read 500 million separate letters ... and so this is one of the most ambitious DNA sequencing projects undertaken to date." Dr Hall added: ...

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

... proof-of-concept (PoC) data for its human genome sequencing technology for the first time yesterday evening. ... run or 8.8 Gb per machine run per day. The entire sequencing process required nine machine runs with a single ... chromosomes for 91 percent of the genome. sequencing this remaining fraction of DNA will require our ...

Sequencing of sorghum genome completed

... in both the rice genome and maize (corn) genome sequencing projects. In 1982, he developed the modified shotgun sequencing approach used in the sorghum sequencing that represents a significant advance in ...

Biologist enhances use of bioinformatic tools and achieves precision in genetic annotation

... achieved and with a minimum margin of error. sequencing of fungal genes The second part of Jos Luis ... for a number of international projects for the sequencing of fungi genomes in which the Public University ... is sequenced, the database incorporates this sequencing and the information available is extended. ...

Researchers to use K-State's BSL-3 Lab for $1 million study of fungus threatening wheat crops

... comprises three areas, the first of which is sequencing the fungus's genome to find genome fragments ... Fort Detrick, Md. Valent said that the genome sequencing part of the research will benefit from other ... as well, including a sophisticated genome sequencing apparatus that the Integrated Genomics Facility, ...

U-M researchers discover new genes that fuse in cancer

... creating a library of all RNAs in a cell. sequencing machines then run 24 hours a day for days at a time, reading the RNA. Once the sequencing is finished, researchers study the data searching ... "We now have the ability to use next generation sequencing technology. This will open up the field in cancer ...

Human genomics in China

... In the early 1990s, focusing on the total sequencing and annotation of the complete human genome as ... Shanghai municipal governments supported the DNA sequencing expert HONG Guo-Fan, who just returned back to ... in 1992 and the Chinese efforts in rice genome sequencing and research were thus, set out on its long ...

UC San Diego and Genentech scientists develop potentially disruptive antibody sequencing technology

... a process that is many times faster than the sequencing technology typically used by academic and ... in an article titled, "Automated de novo protein sequencing of monoclonal antibodies." In it, the authors propose a new shotgun protein sequencing method, which reduces the time required to ...

Breast cancer genome shows evolution, instability of cancer

... associate professor in the BCM Human Genome sequencing Center. "It makes the cell escape normal controls ... this year. For example, the BCM Human Genome sequencing Center also took part in determining the ... a bench mark to validate the next generation of sequencing technologies and the whole method that will lead ...

DOE Joint Genome Institute completes soybean genome

... agricultural export. DOE JGI's interest in sequencing the soybean centers on its use for biodiesel, a ... available through this joint DOE/USDA genome sequencing project, researchers everywhere will be able to ... "The close coordination between the DOE sequencing project and the NSF SoyMap project facilitated ...

Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University

... Elaine Mardis of Washington University's Genome sequencing Center and Dr. Jeremy Buhler of the Department of ... Students then design and order additional sequencing reactions that will generate the data needed to ... at Washington University's Genome sequencing Center. Students use the resulting sequence data ...

Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

... sequence will be obtained using the Roche GS-FLX sequencing platform and the recently launched Roche GS FLX ... reagents. The new upgrade to the Roche GS-FLX sequencing system permits more than 1 million individual sequencing reads to be generated for ...

Mysterious microbe plays important role in ocean ecology

... in many parts of the ocean, Zehr said. New DNA sequencing technology provided by 454 Life Sciences enabled rapid sequencing of the organism's genome. "I had begun to ... missing in this organism's genome, and the genome sequencing confirmed that," said Zehr. The results showed ...

Mysterious microbe may play important role in ocean ecology

... in many parts of the ocean, Zehr said. New DNA sequencing technology provided by 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, enabled rapid sequencing of the organism's genome. The results showed that ... system from 454 Life Sciences. The company's new sequencing reagents and software produce extra-long "reads" ...

Washington University scientists first to sequence genome of cancer patient

... roots. A large research team at the Genome sequencing Center and the Siteman Cancer Center at ... of cancer. "Our work demonstrates the power of sequencing entire genomes to discover novel cancer-related ... Ph.D., director of Washington University's Genome sequencing Center. "A genome-wide understanding of cancer, ...

Human genes sing different tunes in different tissues

... a genome-wide scale because of the high cost of sequencing and technical issues in discriminating similar ... of more than four entire human genomes. The sequencing was done by researchers at biotech firm Illumina, using a new high-throughput sequencing machine. ...

Human Microbiome Project awards funds for technology development, data analysis and ethical research

... in the laboratory. Recent advances in DNA sequencing technologies have accelerated a process called ... the genomes of individual microbes, metagenomic sequencing analyzes all of the DNA of all of the microbes ... also be developed to optimize the assembly of sequencing data to infer the location and function of genes, ...

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

... Genomics Inc., a third-generation human genome sequencing company, today announced its formal launch as the ... first provider of large-scale human genome sequencing services. The company, which was established ... Genomics has been reinventing the process of DNA sequencing based on pioneering technology invented by its ...

Researchers develop new self-training gene prediction program for fungi

... training information for our program, the sequencing teams could immediately proceed with gene ... genomes. In addition, hundreds of fungal genome sequencing projects currently in progress should benefit ... complex eukaryotic genomes. "There are genome sequencing projects where large repeat populations, a ...

Photosynthesizing bacteria with a day-night cycle contain rare chromosome

... RICHLAND, Wash. -- Researchers sequencing the DNA of blue-green algae found a linear ... chromosomes then they'd have found with DNA sequencing alone. The team reported the cyanobacterium ... pinpoint about 16 percent more genes than by DNA sequencing alone. The collaboration included a proteomics ...

TGen investigators devise faster, cheaper way of analyzing the human genome

... only one-tenth, or less, of the current cost of sequencing genes commonly done to analyze Single Nucleotide ... us a way to immediately use next-generation sequencing technology for studying hundreds to thousands of ... scientists worldwide to more easily tune their sequencing experiments, and conduct their experiments with ...

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

... wallira@ornl.gov ] PHYSICS -- Quadrupole DNA sequencing . . . Research at Oak Ridge National ... field, to develop a high speed DNA sequencing device. Using the Paul trap to manipulate DNA ... The program seeks to cut the cost of whole-genome sequencing from millions of dollars to $1,000 or less, ...

Genome of simplest animal reveals ancient lineage, confounding array of complex capabilities

... of Yale University in proposing the Trichoplax sequencing project in 2004 to DOE JGI's Community sequencing Program [ ... "The outcome of the Trichoplax adhaerens genome sequencing is so exciting that we are now culturing another ...
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