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2014-06-04 12:28:43

SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedGenome, the leading provider of genomic diagnostics for oncology in India and a leading provider of oncological bioinformatics to the West, today announced it has raised Series A funding in the amount of $4 million from a veteran group of executives in the technology, analytics and data science sectors. The Series A round was led by Papillon Capital's Kartik Kumaramangalam and Emerge Venture's Mahesh Pratapneni. Other investors included...

2014-05-20 16:26:37

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New biomedical content resources strengthen QIAGEN's industry-leading bioinformatics portfolio - Expansion will offer clinical researchers the most comprehensive, high-quality and up-to-date literature source for gene variant and disease phenotype associations - Expert-curated hereditary variants from HGMD are now available to customers using...

2014-05-15 23:04:23

Dr. Mostafa Ronaghi brings decades of experience in developing world class genomic and personalized medicine tools to BaseHealth’s board Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 BaseHealth, the maker of the integrated health management platform GenophenTM, today announced the addition of Dr. Mostafa Ronaghi to the company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Ronaghi is the current Chief Technology Officer of Illumina, Inc., the leader in next-generation sequencing technologies. He is also a serial...

2014-03-05 23:26:04

Create, collaborate and educate yourself about the future in Genomics. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Asia Knowledge Associates is proudly organizing the first of a kind two day event, a conclave and exhibition on personal genomics research and applications named “Personal Genomics Conclave & Expo 2014” to be held on 26th and 27th of April 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel, Bangalore. Whilst the conclave aims to showcase the latest cutting edge research work practiced by...

Using Supercomputers To Speed Up Genome Analysis
2014-02-20 11:11:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Bioinformatics say that genome analysis can be radically accelerated. Over the years, the cost of sequencing an entire human genome has dropped, but analyzing three billion base pairs of genetic information from a single genome can take months. A team from the University of Chicago is reporting that one of the world’s fastest supercomputers is able to analyze 240 full genomes in about two days....

2013-11-04 15:26:36

As one of the most influential and fruitful annual conference in "Omics", the 8th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-8) was successfully concluded on November 1st with numerous updates provided on on-going research applying today's accurate and affordable technologies to advancing human health and agricultural breeding. The three-day conference, co-organized by BGI and GigaScience Journal, also provided an excellent platform for deeply discussing the challenges and opportunities...

2013-10-31 23:19:56

Offers unparalleled ease of use for cloud-based analysis of entire human genomes for healthcare & biomedical research. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Tute Genomics made their public debut last week at the 2013 American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) conference in Boston, MA. Tute, founded in 2012, is a cloud-based, professional grade clinical genome interpretation engine that has the ability to analyze and annotate entire human genomes in a rapid and cost-effective...

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...


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