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2011-06-22 00:00:33

Software delivers genome center results in variant detection and metagenomic analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data. Provides unparalleled speed and sensitivity in comprehensive pipelines while supporting Illumina, Complete Genomics and Roche 454.

2011-06-09 11:05:00

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeQuest Inc. today announced it has appointed Gerry A. Higgins, Ph.D., a nationally recognized scientist and pioneer in genomics research, as the company's first Healthcare Innovation Officer. In his new role, Dr.

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2011-04-20 14:14:12

A massive database cataloging the human genome's functional elements -- including genes, RNA transcripts, and other products -- is being made available as an open resource to the scientific community, classrooms, science writers, and the public, thanks to an international team of researchers.

2011-04-20 13:02:09

The international team of the ENCODE, or Encyclopedia Of DNA Elements project, has created an overview of its ongoing large-scale efforts to interpret the human genome sequence.

2011-03-23 15:45:01

When the Human Genome Project ended a decade ago, scientists thought that they'd closed the lid on all that's to be known about our genes.

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2011-02-16 11:09:44

Whole genome sequencing — spelling out a person's entire DNA genetic code — has moved one step closer to being a medical option for direct patient care.

2011-02-10 00:12:14

A new strategic plan from an arm of the National Institutes of Health envisions scientists being able to identify genetic bases of most single-gene disorders and gaining new insights into multi-gene disorders in the next decade.

2011-02-03 09:20:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) today announced a collaboration with the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami.

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2011-02-01 10:59:44

In a demonstration of "reverse-ecology," biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism's adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population.

2011-01-13 14:25:06

In the case of DNA, the package can be as important as its contents, new work with fruit flies reveals.


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