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2014-08-12 08:30:12

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys(TM )System by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, one of the world's leading genome centers, located near Cambridge, UK. The Sanger Institute made the largest single contribution to the gold standard sequence for the Human Genome Project and today is focused on the role of genetics in health and disease. The Sanger Institute purchased BioNano's Irys platform to detect structural...

Researchers Reduce Size Of Human Genome To 19,000 Genes
2014-07-04 03:16:13

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) Over 99% of human protein coding genes have an origin that predates primates by over 50 million years. The study questions the genomic annotations of many different species How nutrients are metabolized and how neurons communicate in the brain are just some of the messages coded by the 3 billion letters that make up the human genome. The detection and characterization of the genes present in this mass of information is a complex...

2014-06-11 12:29:21

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's BRAIN Initiative will not deliver on its promises unless it is driven by greater, more robust goals. The current effort is reminiscent of the modest Human Genome Project that promised personalized medicine from the sequence of human DNA. Ten years after the project was declared a success, we are still waiting for cures to diseases and individualized medicine. The Human Genome Project did not live up to its...

Researchers Create Initial Catalog Of Human Proteins
2014-05-30 03:12:06

Johns Hopkins Medicine Important resource for speeding research and diagnostic development Striving for the protein equivalent of the Human Genome Project, an international team of researchers has created an initial catalog of the human "proteome," or all of the proteins in the human body. In total, using 30 different human tissues, the team identified proteins encoded by 17,294 genes, which is about 84 percent of all of the genes in the human genome predicted to encode proteins. In...

2014-03-24 16:25:11

SALT LAKE CITY, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California based Omicia, Inc, to make analyzing a patient's genome as routine as performing a blood test. The center, co-directed by Mark Yandell, Ph.D., and Gabor Marth, D.Sc., was launched this month with $6 million from the University of Utah and the state-funded Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative....

2014-03-11 16:26:58

DUBLIN, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/26kzzv/global_dna) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International DNA Sequencing Equipment and Services Market - Forecasts to 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/26kzzv/global_dna ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) One of the main trends witnessed in the Global DNA...

2014-02-25 16:29:00

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane L. Peterson as President and Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit educational organization. She will assume this position effective April 14, 2014, taking over from Dr. James W. Aiken, who is retiring after 11 years in the role. The appointment concludes a year-long international search....

2014-02-24 23:23:18

The global market for DNA sequencing products and services was valued at $3.5 billion in 2012 and was estimated at nearly $4.5 billion for 2013. BCC Research expects the market to grow to nearly $11.7 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 21.2% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 According to a new technical market research report DNA Sequencing: Emerging Technologies and Applications, from BCC Research...


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