UTHSC’s Neil Hayes, MD, funded to continue research related to the cancer genome atlas

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million grant that extends the work of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a groundbreaking multisite project to understand cancer at its molecular level through genome sequencing and extensive data analysis. […].

Studies biased toward white genomes still predict cancer risk in diverse groups

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Data sets that are biased by having too many genomes from people with European ancestry can still be applied to other ancestry groups to predict their risk of developing breast and prostate cancer. Cancer biased cancer diverse genomes groups predict risk Studies white

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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

UNH-led team sequences shea tree genome to support breeding and conservation efforts

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Social & Behavioral Science breeding conservation efforts genome sequences shea support Team Tree UNHledDURHAM, N.H.—

Exploring the genetic ma(i)ze: Functional genomics can help molecular breeding of maize

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Social & Behavioral Science breeding Exploring Functional genetic genomics maize molecularFor centuries, the vast physical diversity of maize, the most popular cereal grain crop globally, has fascinated biologists and plant breeders alike.

UK genomics market valued at over £5bn, according to new report

Pharma Times

Genomics Nation’ report launched in a bid to showcase the thriving UK genomics sector

Worldwide Genomics Industry to 2026 – Featuring Agilent Technologies, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft and BGI Genomics Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Worldwide Genomics Industry to 2026 – Featuring Agilent Technologies, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft and BGI Genomics Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com Worldwide Genomics Industry to 2026 – Featuring Agilent Technologies, Bayer Aktiengesellschaft and BGI Genomics Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Genomics Market: … Continue reading → Business Wire

Oncotarget: Genome wide DNA methylation landscape reveals glioblastoma’s influence

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Dalrada Financial Corporation Enters Genomics Market, Launches Empower Genomics Subsidiary of Dalrada Health

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Dalrada Financial Corporation Enters Genomics Market, Launches Empower Genomics Subsidiary of Dalrada Health Dalrada Financial Corporation Enters Genomics Market, Launches Empower Genomics Subsidiary of Dalrada Health SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$DFCO #DFCO—Dalrada Financial Corp.

ERS Genomics and Japan SLC Sign CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

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Acuity Spatial Genomics Announces Formation to Open up New Frontiers for in situ, Spatial 3D Genomics

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Acuity Spatial Genomics Announces Formation to Open up New Frontiers for in situ, Spatial 3D Genomics Acuity Spatial Genomics Announces Formation to Open up New Frontiers for in situ, Spatial 3D Genomics Acuity Technology Enables the Possibility to See the … Continue reading → Business Wire

Oxford start-up Base Genomics acquired by Exact Sciences

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Acquisition will enable Base Genomics to accelerate clinical and commercial development

Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Brent Dial as Chief Financial Officer

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Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Brent Dial as Chief Financial Officer Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Brent Dial as Chief Financial Officer BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc.

ERS Genomics and Cellular Engineering Technologies Enter CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

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Rare Disease Diagnosis: Why Tackling the Genomic Analysis Bottleneck is Key to Advancing Precision Medicine

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For more information on tackling this “genomic analysis bottleneck,” watch this on-demand webinar. HS: Due to the heterogeneity of the rare disease population, there are many relevant gene lists, and the genomic data analysis of these patients covers almost 2,000 different genetic targets.

Parexel, NeoGenomics partner on oncology genomics project

Outsourcing Pharma

The two companies will work to advance precision cancer medicine by harnessing genomics data in trial design, recruitment, site selection and other areas.

ERS Genomics and Nippon Gene sign CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement

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ERS Genomics signs CRISPR license agreement with Otsuka

Pharma Times

License grants Otsuka access to CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology

Datopotamab Deruxtecan Shows Encouraging Tumor Response in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Actionable Genomic Alterations

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Verge Genomics Names Robert Scannevin, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer

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Verge Genomics Names Robert Scannevin, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer Verge Genomics Names Robert Scannevin, Ph.D.,

Genome Medical Announces Acquisition of GeneMatters and Closing of $60 Million Series C Financing

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Genome Medical Announces Acquisition of GeneMatters and Closing of $60 Million Series C Financing Genome Medical Announces Acquisition of GeneMatters and Closing of $60 Million Series C Financing Latest Strategic Initiatives Solidify Genome Medical as Clear Digital Genetic Health Leader … Continue reading → Business Wire

64 human genomes as new reference for global genetic diversity

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Publication in Science Credit: David Porubsky, University of Washington In 2001, the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium announced the first draft of the human genome reference sequence.

ERS Genomics and GenScript Biotech Corporation sign CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement

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ERS Genomics and GenScript Biotech Corporation sign CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement ERS Genomics and GenScript Biotech Corporation sign CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement License agreement to enhance GenScript’s CRISPR offering for gene and cell therapy research DUBLIN & PISCATAWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS

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Reference genome comparison finds exome variant discrepancies in 206 genes

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HOUSTON – (June 14, 2021) – In the two decades since the Human Genome Project mapped the entire human genome, improvements in technology have helped in developing updated reference genomes used for sequencing. But while the GRCh38 (hg38) human reference genome was released more than seven years ago, the older GRCh37 (hg19) reference remains widely […].

Potter Clarkson and ERS Genomics to join forces with eureKARE on the eureKAWARDS

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Potter Clarkson and ERS Genomics to join forces with eureKARE on the eureKAWARDS Potter Clarkson and ERS Genomics to join forces with eureKARE on the eureKAWARDS Potter Clarkson and ERS Genomics to join forces with eureKARE on the eureKAWARDS Potter … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Genome editing for food: how do people react?

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Research team from the Universities of Göttingen and British Columbia investigates evaluations of breeding technology A research team from the University of Göttingen and the University of British Columbia (Canada) has investigated how people in five different countries react to various usages of genome editing in agriculture.

Eurofins Genomics Launches Cost-Effective SARS-CoV-2 full-length Viral Genome Sequencing Services Essential in the Identification of Viral Mutations

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The diploid genome assemblies in marmoset shows huge variations

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In collaboration with VGP, the research group has published a research paper in Nature on platypus and echidna genomes early this year (see report in the right column). In the Nature current special issue, the research group published another study on the genome of the common marmoset, an important primate model for neurodegenerative diseases, drug […].

Genome sequencing accelerates cancer detection

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Researchers have developed a statistical model that uses genomic data to predict the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus Credit: Spence Phillips / EMBL-EBI Oesophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer worldwide.

NIH researchers expand Families SHARE, an educational genomics workbook

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Study shows 70% of people who use the workbook discuss their disease risks and health history with family members Credit: Harry Wedel, NHGRI Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have developed the Families Sharing Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation (SHARE) workbook, which helps people […].

Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Mark Sausen as Vice President, Technology Innovation

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Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Mark Sausen as Vice President, Technology Innovation Personal Genome Diagnostics Appoints Mark Sausen as Vice President, Technology Innovation BALTIMORE, Md.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc.

#news #biotech The Vertebrate Genomes Project introduces a new era of genome sequencing

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: The Vertebrate Genomes Project introduces a new era of genome sequencing.The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) today announces their flagship study and associated publications focused on genome assembly … Continue reading → #news

How plants leave behind their parents’ genomic baggage

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Credit: Parent/Martienssen lab, CSHL/2021 Passing down a healthy genome is a critical part of creating viable offspring. But what happens when you have harmful modifications in your genome that you don’t want to pass down?

App analyzes coronavirus genome on a smartphone

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Credit: Dr Ira Deveson A new mobile app has made it possible to analyse the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on a smartphone in less than half an hour.

ERS Genomics and NUVISAN ICB Sign CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

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Elsevier partners with American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics to publish Genetics in Medicine

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University of Maryland co-publishes the first full reference genome for rye

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Reference genome provides an invaluable resource for crop improvement across wheat, barley, triticale, and rye Credit: Markus Spiske, public domain As one of the founding members of the International Rye Genome Sequencing Group (IRGSG), the University of Maryland (UMD) co-published the first full reference genome sequence for rye in Nature Genetics.