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Tuesday 28 April, 2015

BGI to offer Non-invasive Fetal Trisomy Test in Czech and Slovak Republics

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BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization, and GENNET, a center for genetics,  More...

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Iowa State University's Patrick Schnable, left, and Srinivas Aluru are developing a toolbox to help life sciences researchers analyze all of the data produced by today's DNA sequencing instruments. Photo by Bob Elbert/Iowa State University
By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Researchers Developing ‘BIGDATA’ Toolbox to Help Genome Researchers

Today’s life scientists are producing genomes galore.  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Scientists developed rapid whole-genome sequencing based diagnosis for children with genetic disorders

Researchers at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City reported the first use of whole genome information for diagnosing critically ill infants. As reported in Science Translational Medicine, More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Penn Researcher received $1.5 Million to Reduce Gene Sequencing Costs

A collaboration between researchers at Columbia University and Marija Drndi? of the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant for a project aimed at reducing the cost of genome More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Researchers present a metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiota in type 2 diabetes

BGI announces the online publication in the international journal Nature of a novel metagenomic study  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2012

GnuBIO Awarded $4.5 Million to Develop Lower Cost Genome Sequencing Technology

GnuBIO announced today that it has been awarded a $4.5 million Phase II SBIR grant over the next three years  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2012

NIH awarded grants to expand the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE)

Grants totaling $30.3 million in fiscal year 2012 will expand the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE)  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Oyster Genome Uncover the Stress Adaptation and Complexity of Shell Formation

An international research team, led by Institute of Oceanology of Chinese Academy of Sciences and BGI  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Complete Genomics to be acquired by BGI-Shenzhen for $117.6 million

Complete Genomics, Inc. , an innovative leader in whole human genomic sequencing,  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

NIH/NHGRI awarded $19 million to harness nanoscale technologies to cut DNA sequencing costs

Grants of almost $19 million will help to develop technologies to dramatically reduce the cost of DNA sequencing  More...