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2013-12-12 08:30:41

DUBLIN, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/554xlp/next_generation) has announced the addition of the "Global Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market Report 2013-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The NGS platforms market was dominated by Illumina in 2012, which accounted for the largest market share of 56%. Other companies with commercial platforms include Life Technologies (U.S.),...

2013-12-11 08:30:18

Targeted Genome Tests Can Help Guide Treatment Decisions WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability to analyze a hospitalized newborn's genome within hours rather than weeks is helping doctors diagnose babies' illnesses and provide treatment that is individualized to an infant's specific genetic makeup and metabolism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO) Two experts in the field of genomics will discuss personalized medicine...

2013-12-08 20:20:52

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Partners with Life Technologies to Analyze 100,000 Human Genomes to Identify the Causes of Disease in the Population of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab World GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia's national funding agency, and Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE) today announce The Saudi Human Genome Program - a national research project to...

2013-12-03 23:20:05

Scientific investigators at five institutions receive $1 million to spur better outcomes for patients with acral melanoma and provide breakthroughs through the use of genome sequencing. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), the leading private funder of melanoma research, and the Hidary Foundation, the philanthropic arm of technology entrepreneur Jack Hidary and his family, today announced a new research program with researchers at five...

2013-12-03 16:24:58

Previous Duke faculty member and creator of ERDS offers highly sought-after expertise in structural variation analysis for whole genome data SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Mingfu Zhu, previously of the Duke Center for Human Genome Variation, has announced his new position with Tute Genomics as Director of Bioinformatics. Dr. Zhu's extensive work with structural variation analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data from whole genomes places Tute ahead...

2013-11-25 14:30:04

In a collaborative study, researchers from Lanzhou University, BGI and other institutes have succeeded in unraveling the whole genome sequence of desert poplar, Populus euphratica, and the genetic bases underlying poplar to against salt stress. This work provides new insights for understanding the genetic basis of tree adaptation to salt stress and facilitating the genetic breeding of cultivated poplars for saline fields. The research results have been published online in Nature...

Most Complete Genome Sequences Generated From Single E. coli Cells And Individual Neurons From The Human Brain
2013-11-11 08:40:04

University of California - San Diego Researchers led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have generated the most complete genome sequences from single E. coli cells and individual neurons from the human brain. The breakthrough comes from a new single-cell genome sequencing technique that confines genome amplification to fluid-filled wells with a volume of just 12 nanoliters. The study is published in the journal Nature Biotechnology on November 10, 2013. "Our...

2013-11-05 08:36:59

Brings extensive experience with board memberships and advisory contributions to over 20 biotechnology based companies SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dinesh Patel, PhD, co-founder of vSpring Capital (now Signal Peak Ventures), has joined the board of directors for Utah-based Tute Genomics, founded in 2012. Tute is a professional grade, cloud-based application for the rapid and cost-effective analysis of entire human genomes for healthcare & biomedical...

2013-10-31 23:19:56

Offers unparalleled ease of use for cloud-based analysis of entire human genomes for healthcare & biomedical research. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Tute Genomics made their public debut last week at the 2013 American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) conference in Boston, MA. Tute, founded in 2012, is a cloud-based, professional grade clinical genome interpretation engine that has the ability to analyze and annotate entire human genomes in a rapid and cost-effective...

11 New Alzheimers Genes Found
2013-10-28 11:57:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the biggest international study ever conducted on Alzheimer's disease, the International Genomics Alzheimer's Project (I-GAP) consortium has found eleven new regions of the genome involved in the onset of the neurodegenerative disorder. The project involved searching the DNA of over 74,000 volunteers for new genetic risk factors linked to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most frequently seen form of the disease. I-GAP, made up of...