Genome Research publishes a special issue in Single-cell Genomics

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October 1, 2021 – Genome Research ([link] publishes a special issue highlighting novel advances and insights in Single-cell Genomics. October 1, 2021 – Genome Research ([link] publishes a special issue highlighting novel advances and insights in Single-cell Genomics.

Scientists expand entomological research using genome editing

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Genome sequencing, where scientists use laboratory methods to determine a specific organism’s genetic makeup, is becoming a common practice in insect research. Biology editing entomological expand genome research scientists

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Incidental findings in genomics

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Vienna, Austria: As the cost of genome and exome1 sequencing falls, its use in characterising rare diseases and personalising cancer treatment, for example, is becoming far more frequent. Latest News findings genomics incidentalBut such analyses may throw up findings unrelated to the condition for which it has been requested. What to do with these secondary findings (SFs) or incidental […].

Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to participate in World Orphan Drug Congress panel on genomic newborn screening

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USDA-ARS releases genome of the voracious desert locust

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June 27, 2022–The first high-quality genome of the desert locust—those voracious feeders of plague and devastation infamy and the most destructive migratory insect in the world—has been produced by U.S. Biology Desert genome locust releases USDAARS voracious

Snake genome research expands understanding of krait venom

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Biology expands genome krait research snake Understanding venomBungarus multicinctus, or the many-banded krait as it commonly called, is a highly venomous elapid snake widely distributed across southern Asia.

How genome organization influences cell fate

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Genomic research supports recognizing new scrub jay species in Texas and Mexico

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The paper, appearing in Systematic Biology, also uses genomic data to sketch a natural history of scrub jays, showing how geographic […]. Biology genomic jay Mexico Recognizing research scrub species supports Texas

Researchers discover mechanism linking mutations in the ‘dark matter’ of the genome to cancer

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For many years, the human genome was viewed as a book of life in which sections of great eloquence and economy of expression were interspersed with vast stretches of gibberish. Latest News cancer dark discover genome linking matter mechanism mutations researchers

UNH research finds a genomic time machine in sea sponges

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Biology finds genomic machine research sea Sponges time UNHDURHAM, N.H.—Sponges Sponges in coral reefs, less flashy than their coral neighbors but important to the overall health of reefs, are among the earliest animals on the planet.

How do genomes evolve between species? The key role of 3D structure in male germ cells

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A study led by scientists at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and University of Kent uncovers how the genome three-dimensional structure of male germ cells determines how genomes evolve over time. Latest News cells evolve genomes germ key Male role species structure

Genome Atlas to support the rescue of biodiversity in Europe

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To provide important genomic data to inform research about Europe’s biodiversity, scientists from 48 different countries initiated the “European Reference Genome Atlas” (ERGA) in 2021. Biology Atlas Biodiversity Europe genome rescue support

Inclusive new tool makes genomic research better reflect world’s diversity

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Scientists have developed a powerful, inclusive new tool for genomic research that boosts efforts to develop more precise treatments for many diseases by leveraging a better representation of the genetic diversity of people around the world.

Rapid whole genome sequencing improves diagnosis in critically ill infants on a national scale

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But whole genome sequencing1 (WGS), carried out rapidly, can provide an accurate diagnosis and therefore lead to improvements in their clinical […]. Latest News critically diagnosis genome ill improves infants National rapid scale sequencing

Earth BioGenome Project begins genome sequencing in earnest

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A global effort to map the genomes of all plants, animals, fungi and other microbial life on Earth, is entering a new phase as it moves from pilot projects to full-scale production sequencing. Latest News begins BioGenome earnest Earth genome project sequencing

Bringing in Light Genome Editing Techniques: ZFN, TALEN and Meganucleases

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Gene engineering based on recombination was pioneered in the mid-1990s; Currently, development of gene editing technologies has opened up the possibility of modifying genomic sequences in both eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms. Genome Editing is a way of making changes in the DNA.

Salk Assistant Professor Graham McVicker receives Genomic Innovator Award

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LA JOLLA—(September 30, 2021) Salk Assistant Professor Graham McVicker has been awarded a National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genomic Innovator Award, which supports early-career scientists who conduct innovative, creative research in genomics.

New genomic tools shed light on the evolutionary history of chimpanzees and contribute to their conservation

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Biology chimpanzees conservation contribute evolutionary genomic History light shed toolsChimpanzees inhabit the tropical African savannah-woodlands and forests.

Quillwort genome highlights divergences in aquatic CAM photosynthesis

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A group of researchers, led by Boyce Thompson Institute’s Fay-Wei Li, have sequenced the first quillwort genome and uncovered […]. Biology aquatic CAM divergences genome highlights photosynthesis Quillwort

Genomics England will move HQ to Canary Wharf’s new biocluster

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Canary Wharf’s bid to become a new hub for the life sciences sector in the UK has been given a boost following the decision by Genomics England to relocate to the development. ” The post Genomics England will move HQ to Canary Wharf’s new biocluster appeared first on.

Genome refolding contributes to cancer therapy resistance, Penn study finds

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Medicine & Health cancer contributes finds genome Penn refolding resistance study therapy

Genome of extinct Steller’s sea cow reveals surprising link to human skin disease

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A new genomic analysis by an international team of scientists has now uncovered the genetic underpinnings of some of the most unusual features of Steller’s […]. Biology cow Disease extinct genome human Link reveals sea skin Stellers surprising

Genomic regions discovered that could help understand obesity

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The work is the largest study of its kind looking at genomics and levels of metabolites – the molecules produced when the body breaks down food. […]. Latest News discovered genomic obesity regions understandA new study has helped to shine light on the genetic pathways underlying obesity. The findings could help develop more personalised ways to help people maintain a healthy weight.

Here’s how the $100 Human Genome will Change Medicine

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A silicon wafer offers the powerful insights of the human genome for the low price of $100. Ultima Genomics CEO Gilad Almogy discussed the therapeutic possibilities with BioSpace

The future of genomic medicine: can it fulfil its promises?

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Here he gives us a deeper look at how genomic medicine is evolving and the barriers that are preventing it from reaching its full potential. I saw this, in particular, with the finishing of the human genome,” says Charlie. “At

Novel artificial genomic DNA can replicate and evolve outside the cell

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PerkinElmer Expands Genomic Testing Services with Ultrarapid Whole Genome Sequencing

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PerkinElmer Expands Genomic Testing Services with Ultrarapid Whole Genome Sequencing PerkinElmer Expands Genomic Testing Services with Ultrarapid Whole Genome Sequencing Latest addition to Company’s genomic testing services menu delivers rapid results to physicians that inform clinical management and outcomes for … Continue reading → Business Wire

Genomic study reveals complex origins of people living in Tibetan-Yi corridor

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Social & Behavioral Science complex corridor genomic living origins people reveals study TibetanYiChina’s mountainous southwestern area is home to one of the country’s most ethnically diverse populations.

Affordable genome sequencing for pathogen analysis to help tackle global epidemics

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Fast, cheap test can detect COVID-19 virus’ genome without need for PCR

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24, 2022 Fast, cheap test can detect COVID-19 virus’ genome without need for PCR Researchers at the University […]. Medicine & Health cheap COVID19 detect fast genome PCR test virus

What can a pufferfish’s genome tell us about how it evolved?

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Biology evolved genome pufferfishsDahiana Arcila, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Oklahoma, has received an expected $1.2

AI and genomic surveillance combine to detect health care infectious disease outbreaks

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17, 2021 – By coupling machine learning with whole genome sequencing, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University scientists greatly improved the quick detection of infectious disease outbreaks within a hospital setting over traditional methods for tracking outbreaks.

The European Union backs a project at IRB Barcelona to expand tumour genome interpretation for personalised cancer treatment

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Biology backs Barcelona cancer European expand genome interpretation IRB personalised project treatment tumour Union

Study shows that genomic tumor profiling of pediatric tumors can enhance clinical care

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Latest News care clinical enhance genomic pediatric profiling shows study tumor tumorsBOSTON – Results of a study of molecular tumor profiling in young patients revealed a high rate of genetic alterations with potential for impacting clinical care, including clarifying diagnoses and treatment with matched, precision cancer drugs. Reporting in Nature Medicine, researchers from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center said molecular profiling of solid tumors […].

Malaria parasite genomes provide insights and tools for control and elimination in Lake Victoria, Kenya

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Biology control elimination genomes insights Kenya Lake malaria parasite provide tools VictoriaSince 2016, progress in reducing malaria-related incidence and deaths over the past decade has been slowing down.

Genomic profiling of pediatric cancer may expand treatment options for patients experiencing a relapse

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Bottom Line: Genomic sequencing of tumors from pediatric cancer patients experiencing a relapse enabled 107 patients to receive an appropriate matched therapy that is not the standard of care, according to data from the international clinical trial MAPPYACTS. Latest News cancer expand experiencing genomic options Patients pediatric profiling relapse treatment

Forest geneticist awarded $1.2 million NSF CAREER grant to study Douglas fir hybridization, genomics and adaptation to climate change

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Atmospheric Science adaptation awarded career change climate Douglas fir forest geneticist genomics grant hybridization million NSF studyThe Douglas fir is one of the most economically important timber trees in the U.S.

BU researchers find “genetic baggage” accumulates in the genomes of aging mutant animals

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Usually that term refers to that person’s emotional history, but in genetics and our genomes, “extra baggage” can also describe the transposons […]. Latest News accumulates Aging animals baggage find genetic genomes mutant researchersEMBARGOED by PLOS GENETICS until March 3, 2022, 2 pm, ET Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-358-7838, ginad@bu.edu (Boston)—You are probably familiar with the term that some people carry “a lot of extra baggage.”

Dante Genomics partners with Emirates Post to deliver advanced genomic services in UAE

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Dante Genomics partners with Emirates Post to deliver advanced genomic services in UAE Dante Genomics partners with Emirates Post to deliver advanced genomic services in UAE The partnership aims to enable universal access to genomic-driven wellness and longevity NEW YORK, … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

The genomes of Mexico’s native peoples reveal evolutionary adaptations and challenges to global change

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Atmospheric Science adaptations challenges change evolutionary genomes global Mexicos Native peoples revealMexico’s indigenous ethnic groups are particularly vulnerable to modern lifestyle and dietary changes.

Department of Energy announces $30 million for plant genomics research to facilitate experimental validation of plant gene function

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Latest News announces Department energy Experimental facilitate function gene genomics million plant research validationWASHINGTON, D.C. Today, the U.S.

Genomic study shows that England’s travel quarantine measures were effective – up to a limit

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Latest News effective Englands genomic limit measures quarantine shows study TravelFourteen-day quarantine measures imposed on incoming travellers returning to England in summer 2020 helped prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, particularly among 16-20 year olds, say a team led by Cambridge scientists. In July 2020, following the first months of the pandemic, the UK government established new rules for travellers to and from England, […].

Labcorp Completes Acquisition of Personal Genome Diagnostics

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Labcorp Completes Acquisition of Personal Genome Diagnostics Labcorp Completes Acquisition of Personal Genome Diagnostics BURLINGTON, N.C.–(BUSINESS