Thursday 23 October, 2014

Researchers Developing ‘BIGDATA’ Toolbox to Help Genome Researchers

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

Today’s life scientists are producing genomes galore. Continue reading “Researchers Developing ‘BIGDATA’ Toolbox to Help Genome Researchers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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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
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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...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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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 Continue reading “Researchers present a metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiota in type 2 More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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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 Continue reading “GnuBIO Awarded $4.5 Million to Develop Lower Cost Genome Sequencing Technology” More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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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) Continue reading “NIH awarded grants to expand the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE)” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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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 Continue reading “Oyster Genome Uncover the Stress Adaptation and Complexity of Shell Formation” More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
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Complete Genomics to be acquired by BGI-Shenzhen for $117.6 million

Complete Genomics, Inc. , an innovative leader in whole human genomic sequencing, Continue reading “Complete Genomics to be acquired by BGI-Shenzhen for $117.6 million” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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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 Continue reading “NIH/NHGRI awarded $19 million to harness nanoscale technologies to cut DNA More...

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By BioNews On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Genes invest you with unique facial identity

Scientists have isolated genes that shape our facial form and structure, besides explaining why twins and siblings have Continue reading “Genes invest you with unique facial identity” »  More...