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GENOMICS News, Jun 29, 2012


BGI demonstrated genomic data transfer at nearly 10 gigabits per second ...
Phys.Org
BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced today that a group of scientists and researchers successfully demonstratedgenomic data transfer at a sustained rate of almost 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) over a new link connecting US and ...
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Genomic projects announced at LambEx
Stock and Land
The Sheep CRC announced two new genomic pilot projects to advance the delivery of DNA-based breeding tools during the opening of the LambEx conference in Bendigo.
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Genomics In The Journals
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Using exome sequencing, a University of California-led team has tracked down somatic mutations involved in a brain overgrowth condition known as hemimegalencephaly. As they report in Nature Genetics, the researchers ...
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Comparative Genomic Study Explores Evolution of Wood-Degrading Fungal ...
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The type of enzymes that white rot fungi use to break down a stubborn polymer called lignin in wood have been around for some 300 million years, originating in an ancestor of fungi in the Agaricomycetes class, a new study ...
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Dana-Farber Informatics Team Launches GenoSpace to Link Genomicand ...
GenomeWeb
The company, which opened its doors in 2011, has taken advantage, or "lessons" learned, from compute infrastructure development efforts at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute focused on linking clinical andgenomic information, John Quackenbush, ...
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Imaxio boosts genomics capacity with new equipment to prepare samples for ...
pharmabiz.com
Imaxio boosts genomics capacity with new equipment to prepare samples for high-throughput sequencing.
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NuGEN Announces 2012 Genomics Grant Challenge
Business Wire (press release)
Research grant award to be funded by NuGEN Technologies. Winner will receive up to $10000 in NuGEN reagents for NGS study. Study proposals being acce.
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Research key to wool's future, says McCullough
Stock and Land
"We have a lot of genetics and genomics projects go through that board room every year and invariably they get up. It's part of the strategic plan.” The organisation is currently considering funding for a NSW Department of Primary Industries project on ...
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Parasitic Plants Steal Nutrients, Genes from their Hosts
Newswise (press release)
Joshua Rest, an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, has co-authored an article appearing in BMC Genomics, “Horizontal transfer of expressed genes in a parasitic flowering plant,” detailing the first ...
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How an ancestral fungus may have influenced coal formation
Phys.Org
Igor Grigoriev, head of the DOE JGI Fungal Genomics Program noted that the comparative fungal genomics study underscores the abiding interest in support to DOE mission, to harness fungal enzymes for converting biopolymers such as cellulose into simple ...
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Programmable DNA scissors found for bacterial immune system
R & D Magazine
Genetic engineers and genomics researchers should welcome the news from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) where an international team of scientists has discovered a new and possibly more effective means of editing genomes.
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Fluxion, Stanford Co-Developing Tests for CTCs
GenomeWeb
... and other terms of the deal were not disclosed. Earlier this month Fluxion reached an agreement with Rubicon Genomics to integrate enrichment methods for circulating tumor cells using the IsoFlux system and Rubicon's NovaPlex sample preparation kits.
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Study Suggests Somatic Transposon Insertion May Help Spur Development of ...
GenomeWeb
"Although a more extensive panel of matched genomic and epigenetic data is needed to investigate the functional impact of retrotransposition events and the pathways involved," the study's authors concluded, "our analysis reveals the extent of TE ...
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Morrisville firm adds private-sector expertise
Triangle Business Journal
While many mergers or acquisitions end up costing the region companies and jobs, a recent one actually kept jobs from going away and netted a local company a new asset in the form of the local office of the genomics services division of Beckman Coulter ...
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A New Source Of Maize Hybrid Vigor
RedOrbit
Steve Moose, an associate professor of maize functional genomics at the University of Illinois and his graduate student Wes Barber think they may have discovered a new source of heterosis, or hybrid vigor, in maize. They have been looking at small RNAs ...
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Numerate Adds Google to List of Cloud Providers for its Drug Design Platform
GenomeWeb
The American Museum of Natural History's George Amato, director of the museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, discusses conservation and "landscape" genetics, his PLoS One paper on the use of DNA barcoding to detect illegal bushmeat in ...
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Monsanto Q3 Earnings Strong, Q4 May Provide Buying Opportunity
Seeking Alpha
34 percent growth in sales of corn (CORN) seed and traits compared to the same quarter a year ago was the primary driver of 18 percent growth in the company's seed and genomics business. Sales of soybean (SOYB) seed and traits contributed 15 percent ...
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Note to Readers
GenomeWeb
The American Museum of Natural History's George Amato, director of the museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, discusses conservation and "landscape" genetics, his PLoS One paper on the use of DNA barcoding to detect illegal bushmeat in ...
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The 'Death Carrot'
GenomeWeb
The American Museum of Natural History's George Amato, director of the museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, discusses conservation and "landscape" genetics, his PLoS One paper on the use of DNA barcoding to detect illegal bushmeat in ...
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Insights into primate diversity: Lessons from the rhesus macaque
Phys.Org
Dr Barr continued "Our comparative approach across primate species (human and macaques) gives us a genomic view of evolutionary selection and reaffirms the effects of population history on genetic variation. Not very long ago, on an evolutionary ...
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Financings of the Fortnight's Gut Check
The IN VIVO Blog (blog)
Neviah Genomics: The corporate venture arm of Germany's Merck Serono is collaborating with Compugen to establish a new company, Neviah Genomics, which will discover, develop and market novel biomarkers for drug toxicity. Announced June 25, the ...
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The IN VIVO Blog (blog)
New website to support wheat research
FarmersWeekly
Researchers will use the website to publicise information into research efforts in the field of wheat genetics, genomics, breeding and agronomy. Rothamsted Research scientists and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is ...
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Study on fungi helps explain coal formation and may advance future biofuels ...
Phys.Org
Video of Hibbett's "Evolutionary Perspectives on Diversity of Lignocellulose Decay Mechanisms in Basidiomycetes" presentation at the DOE Joint Genome Institute's 7th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 21, 2012. It may ultimately ...
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Collaboration, not competition, could spur innovation, but barriers remain
The Pharma Letter
Also, structural genomics research comes with a high price tag. It costs approximately one million dollars to determine the structure of a new protein, and there are more than 20000 different proteins in the human body, with researchers knowing the ...
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Fungi may have ended coal era
ABC Science Online
We have found data in support of that," says genomicsexpert Dr Igor Grigoriev from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He and colleagues report their findings today in the journal Science. During the 60 million-year-long Carboniferous period on ...
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ABC Science Online
BGI Demonstrated Genomic Data Transfer at Nearly 10 Gigabits per ...
By bgiadmin
Cambridge, Mass., and Shenzhen, China – BGI, the world's largestgenomics organization, announced today that a group of scientists and researchers successfully demonstrated genomic data transfer at a sustained rate of almost 10 Gigabits ...
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The Value of Openness: The PatientsLikeMe Blog » Learning Your ...
By admin
Recently, PatientsLikeMe sent a message to our members about an opportunity to participate in the Impact of Personal Genomics (PGen) Study, led by researchers at Harvard and the University of Michigan. Each of the 1000 study participants ...
The Value of Openness: The PatientsLi...
Complete Genomics May Be Worth The Gamble - Seeking Alpha
I have been following Complete Genomics (GNOM) for a while now. I've even put it in my list of five favorite stocks. I really like its products; I really like its services ...
seekingalpha.com/.../677771-complete-genomics-may-be-wor...
Cell - Genomics: Think Global, Act Local
Global DNA demethylation in gastrointestinal cancer is age dependent and precedes genomic damage. Cancer Cell, Volume 9, Issue 3, 1 March 2006, Pages ...
www.cell.com/abstract/S0092-8674(12)00703-9
Genomics and African queens
Researchers have started to unveil the genetic heritage of Ethiopian populations, who are among the most diverse in the world, and lie at the gateway from ...
www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012.../wtsi-gaa061912.php
Genomics: The breast cancer landscape : Nature : Nature ...
Whole-genome sequencing of breast cancers is exposing the scope of tumour diversity and helping to pinpoint avenues for precise diagnostics and targeted ...
www.nature.com/nature/journal/v486/n7403/.../486328a.html
Genomics and African queens: Diversity within Ethiopian genomes ...
Researchers have started to unveil the genetic heritage of Ethiopian populations, who are among the most diverse in the world, and lie at the gateway from ...
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120621130645.htm
Big Data in Genomics and Cancer Treatment | Hortonworks
Why genomics? Big data. These are two words the world has been hearing a lot lately and it has been in relevance to a wide array of use cases in.
hortonworks.com/.../big-data-in-genomics-and-cancer-treatme...
Peeling the pyramid, scaling the onion—how to implement genomic
CDC - Blogs - Genomics and Health Impact Blog – Peeling the pyramid, scaling the onion—how to implement genomic medicine -Genomics and Health Impact.
blogs.cdc.gov/genomics/2012/06/21/peeling-the-pyramid/
BMC Evolutionary Biology | Abstract | Evolutionary genomics of ...
Double-stranded (ds) RNA fungal viruses are typically isometric single-shelled particles that are classified into three families, Totiviridae, Partitiviridae and ...
www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/12/91
Rosetta Genomics Pays Off Secured Loan and ... - PR Newswire
Rosetta Genomics Pays Off Secured Loan and Reclaims Unencumbered Rights to All Assets.
www.prnewswire.com/.../rosetta-genomics-pays-off-secured-lo...
Genomics In The Journals | GenomeWeb Daily News | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study scheduled to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from ...
www.genomeweb.com/genomics-journals-68
CLC Genomics Machine -- anyone willing to share experiences ...
Hi, Are there any CLC Genomics Machine users will to share there experiences? Everyone loves benchmarks but i guess i am more interested in how does the ...
seqanswers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21052
JMP® Clinical, JMP® Genomics enhancements speed discovery ...
DIA 2012, PHILADELPHIA (Jun. 25, 2012) – Analyzing data from clinical trials and genomics research becomes faster and easier this summer with new versions ...
www.sas.com/news/preleases/jmpenhancements.html
Taiwan promotes genomics research - Biospectrum Asia
National Cheng Kung University and Fujitsu Taiwan have signed a memorandum of understanding for building a platform of genomics and bioinformatics ...
www.biospectrumasia.com/.../taiwan-promotes-genomics-resea...
Merck Serono, Compugen establish Neviah Genomics - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! Finance: Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA (MKGAY) and Compugen Ltd. (CGEN) announced the establishment of Neviah Genomics, ...
finance.yahoo.com/.../merck-serono-compugen-establish-nevi...
Recipes, scripts and genomics: Plotting differentially methylated ...
Ideogram is a popular way to show genomic features in relation to chromosome sizes and chromosomal location in bulk. Recently, we have shown differentially ...
zvfak.blogspot.com/.../plotting-differentially-methylated.html
Rosetta Genomics Secures Reimbursement Pricing, Shares Surge ...
Shares of molecular diagnostic testing company Rosetta Genomics(NASDAQ: ROSG) are seeing increased strength during Tuesday's trading session after the ...
www.benzinga.com/.../rosetta-genomics-secures-reimburseme...
St. Louis Assistant/Associate Director of Clinical Genomics ...
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www.stlrherc.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&sort=date...
Why I Think Microbial Genomics Will Be More Profitable Than Human
And just to be clear, by profitable, I do mean money. Jim Golden describes the problems with using genomics to directly combat cancer (i.e., not basic research; ...
mikethemadbiologist.com/.../why-i-think-microbial-genomics-...
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