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Studying Virus-Host Interactions In The Oxygen-Starved Ocean

Studying Virus-Host Interactions In The Oxygen-Starved Ocean

JGI For multicellular life—plants and animals—to thrive in the oceans, there must be enough dissolved oxygen in the water. In certain coastal areas, extreme oxygen-starvation produces “dead zones” that decimate marine fisheries and...

Latest genomics Stories

2014-09-16 16:28:44

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Molecular Diagnostics in US$ Thousands by the following Applications: Infectious Disease Testing, Blood Screening, Cancer Screening, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-09-15 12:27:45

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Whole Exome Sequencing Market by Product, by Services, by Technology, by Application - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Whole Exome Sequencing (WES) is next-generation technology used for strategically sequencing the coding region of the genome, i.e. the exon. The exome, which is the total of all exons of an organism, represents...

2014-09-12 16:23:39

DALLAS, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Genomics Market in the US 2014-2018 and Global Genomics Market 2014-2018 research reports to its store. Genomics market in the US is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7.28% over the period 2013-2018 whereas the global genomics industry is projected to grow at 11.21% CAGR during the same time. The reports are available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/297749-genomics-market-in-the-us-2014-2018.html and...

2014-09-11 12:27:47

Selected to Showcase Healthcare Innovation at TEDMED WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at the TEDMED conference, Tute Genomics announced the launch of MyGene, a patient portal that puts genome sequencing results at the fingertips of the individual where it is most useful and actionable. The $1000 was announced earlier this year by Illumina, which is thought by many to be the tipping point towards widespread adoption of genome sequencing in research and...

2014-09-11 08:28:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Claritas Genomics, a clinical laboratory serving the DNA-based diagnostic testing needs of children's hospitals, announced the availability of a next-generation sequencing assay that investigates 28 genes that represent single-gene causes of pediatric steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. The assay was developed in collaboration with a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital that has been studying the underlying genetic...

2014-09-11 04:21:22

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophia Genetics, the European leader in Data Driven Medicine, has significantly expanded its European customer base through its first deal with the NHS in the United Kingdom and an agreement with a leading Turkish laboratory. This follows a surge in demand for the company's Clinical Genomics offerings among laboratories and hospitals in Germany, France and Italy, with additional customer relationships in these countries...

2014-09-10 08:32:36

- Findings and research approach published in Nature Communications - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines, a leader in discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers, today announced the identification of several new cancer drug targets known as fusion genes. These findings were made through a proprietary computational approach and led to two new drug discovery programs at Blueprint Medicines. Blueprint Medicines'...

2014-09-09 12:29:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit genomic research organization, announced today they have hired Nicole DeBerg as Chief Operating Officer (COO). DeBerg is based in the JCVI La Jolla, California facility and reports to J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman and CEO for JCVI and Karen Nelson, Ph.D., JCVI President. She will be responsible for a variety of operational functions at JCVI including finance...

2014-09-08 12:29:51

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biochips Market (Microarrays/Lab on Chip)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Biochips come handy as thousands of experiments are performed on a small chip with a solid platform and acts like a mini laboratory. Usage of biochips has increased in the past decade as its application varies from high throughput screening in drug discovery to personalized...

coffee genome
2014-09-06 05:03:21

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By sequencing the genome of the coffee plant, an international team of researchers has discovered genetic secrets that could enable them to create new varieties of coffee that taste better, have varied levels or caffeine, or are better able to survive drought conditions and diseases. In addition, Philippe Lashermes, a researcher at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD), and his colleagues discovered that the coffee...


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