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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...

2013-08-14 23:18:34

The global market for next generation sequencing is expected to reach $510.7 million in 2013. BCC Research forecasts the market to reach $7.6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 71.6% for the period 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Next Generation Sequencing: Emerging Clinical Applications and Global Markets (Report code: BIO126A) from BCC Research...

2013-07-16 23:16:31

“Next Generation Sequencing: Emerging Clinical Applications and Global Markets” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas. Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 “Next Generation Sequencing: Emerging Clinical Applications and Global Markets” Report Highlights - This report provides:     An overview of the global market for next-generation sequencing and its emerging clinical applications     Analyses of global...

Researchers Map Genome Of Two Important Spruce Tree Species
2013-05-23 07:52:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The genomes of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world were released by Canadian and Swedish scientists. In Canada, the conifers supply raw materials for the forest industry, accounting for $23.7 billion of the nation´s economy in 2011, while the gross output of the Swedish forest industry was $29.7 billion in 2009. Between them, the white spruce and the Norway spruce genomes have 20-30 billion...

2013-05-06 20:36:50

The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) is among the world leaders in sequencing the genomes of microbes, focusing on their potential applications in the fields of bioenergy and environment. As a national user facility, the DOE JGI is also focused on developing tools that more cost-effectively enable the assembly and analysis of the sequence that it, as well as other genome centers, generates. Despite tremendous advances in cost reduction and throughput of DNA...

Study Produces First Edition Of A Bookworm's Genome
2013-04-25 14:36:36

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Sequencing the worm's genome and transcriptome opens a new chapter in the study of fundamental biological processes and animal behavior It has co-existed quietly with humans for centuries, slurping up the spillage in beer halls and gorging on the sour paste used to bind books. Now the tiny nematode Panagrellus redivivus (P.redivivus) has emerged from relative obscurity with the publication of its complete genetic code. Further study of this worm, which is...

BRAIN Initiative Announced By Obama
2013-04-03 07:22:50

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For even the most casual observer of the American political process, the term ℠American Exceptionalism´ is not unfamiliar. While the concept itself might seem somehow ethereal, the history of our nation and our exceptionalism, especially over the last 100 years, is tied to our commitment to scientific advancement. Originally reported in February here on redOrbit, an anticipated new scientific initiative was formally...

2013-03-05 15:01:18

Experience gained from data sharing during the human genome sequencing project could apply to the broader research community In a paper about to be published in EPJ Data Science, Barbara Jasny, deputy editor for commentary at Science magazine in Washington, DC, USA, looks at the history of the debates surrounding data access during and after the human genome “war”. In this context, she outlines current challenges in accessing information affecting research, particularly with...


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