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2013-09-23 23:24:50

Centrillion Biosciences, a leading genomic and bioinformatics services and solution provider, has announced the launch of mSeq(TM) a cloud and mobile based application that allows users to determine coverage in specific genes and genomic regions for custom target and exome sequencing projects. mSeq(TM) allows customers to more efficiently plan their next generation sequencing project by providing a more complete view of coverage across their specific genomic regions of interest. Palo...

2013-09-19 10:24:12

Sequencing the DNA of an organism, whether human, plant, or jellyfish, has become a straightforward task, but assembling the information gathered into something coherent remains a massive data challenge. Researchers using computational resources at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, have created a faster and more effective way to assemble genomic information, while increasing performance. In a paper presented the past month at the 39th...

Big Cat Genomes Sequenced
2013-09-18 04:22:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In conservation efforts aimed at protecting endangered species, a group of international scientists has mapped the genome of the Siberian, or Amur, tiger. The findings, published in Nature Communications, reveal clues to how the big cat evolved to become a top predator with a carnivorous diet and superior muscle strength. According to National Geographic, the Siberian tiger is the largest tiger subspecies. The animals weigh as much...

2013-09-16 23:02:40

Illumina has the most prevalent model of sequencer in a worldwide survey of labs performing sequencing, according to a recent Kalorama Information survey. The healthcare market research publisher said Illumina’s MiSeq is the most popular individual sequencer model, though Life Technologies’ systems of all models are still the most commonly found in labs overall. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Illumina has the most prevalent model of sequencer in a worldwide survey of labs...

2013-09-16 11:33:23

European scientists, led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE)'s Faculty of Medicine in the context of the GEUVADIS project, today present a map that points to the genetic causes of differences between people. The study, published in Nature and Nature Biotechnology, offers the largest-ever dataset linking human genomes to gene activity at the level of RNA. Understanding how each person's unique genome makes them more or less susceptible to disease is one of the biggest...

2013-09-12 08:30:31

-- Privately funded open-science research project seeks to establish missing links between cancer genome data and clinical outcomes - an advancement in research science that could enable development of targeted, personalized cancer therapies -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., SAN ANTONIO, and SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BGI Tech Solutions Co., LTD. (BGI Tech), a subsidiary of BGI, the world's largest genomics research organization, and South Texas Accelerated Research...

2013-09-11 23:19:44

The Port incubator continues to concentrate a global network of innovators within the Philadelphia region. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 BGI Health Americas, a U.S. subsidiary of BGI, one of the world’s leading research and genomics institutions, has opened an office at the University City Science Center’s Port business incubator. Founded in Beijing in 1999 as Beijing Genomics Institute, BGI uses advanced technology platforms to study genetic structure, gene function...

2013-09-11 08:28:37

Genia's Single Molecule, Semiconductor Platform Will Significantly Drive Down the Cost of DNA Sequencing MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genia Technologies, Inc. today announced that the company, as part of a research consortium with Columbia University and Harvard Medical School, received a Revolutionary Genome Sequencing Technologies - The $1,000 Genome grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....

2013-09-04 12:32:49

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. has received a research grant for $5.86 million from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. The grant allows Children's Mercy to assess the benefits of making STAT-Seq, currently the fastest whole genome analysis in the world, routine for diagnosis of acutely ill...

2013-08-19 23:04:45

Bina Accelerates Fast and Accurate Genomic Interpretation at a Fraction of the Cost of Whole Genome Analysis Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Bina Technologies, the genomic big data science platform accelerating personalized medicine, today announced the launch of its Whole Exome application and Bina On-Demand offering, the latest additions to the company’s fully integrated Bina Genomic Analysis Platform, which performs whole genome analysis in 4 hours or less. Exome sequencing...