Genomics

Experts Identify Genome Editing and Other Innovations to Accelerate Food System Transition

12 hours ago   |   ISAAA

An international team of almost 50 experts identified 75 emerging innovations and 8 action points that can help speed up the transition to a sustainable and healthy food...
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Researchers Find Genes to Save Ash Trees from Deadly Beetles

12 hours ago   |   ISAAA

An international research team has identified candidate genes that could help protect ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer , a deadly pest that is expected to kill billions of...
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Study Puts End to Intense Scientific Debate on Peanut's Origin

12 hours ago   |   ISAAA

In 2019, researchers from The University of Western Australia, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics , and Fujian Agriculture and Forestry...
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Lifestyle and the presence of helminths is associated with gut microbiome composition in Cameroonians

14 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

African populations provide a unique opportunity to interrogate host-microbe co-evolution and its impact on adaptive phenotypes due to their genomic, phenotypic, and cultural...
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Personalized and graph genomes reveal missing signal in epigenomic data

14 hours ago   |   Genome Biology   |   2 articles

Epigenomic studies that use next generation sequencing experiments typically rely on the alignment of reads to a reference sequence. However, because of genetic diversity and...
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Superior haplotypes for haplotype‐based breeding for drought tolerance in pigeonpea

18 hours ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Haplotype‐based breedin g, a recent promising breeding approach to develop tailored made crop varieties deals with identification of superior haplotypes and their...
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UFGI Publication round-up week 4/13/20

1 day ago   |   Genetics Institute   |   7 articles

Efficacy data of halogenated phenazine and quinoline agents and an NH125 analogue to veterinary mycoplasmas. Valentine-King MA, Cisneros K, James MO, Huigens RW 3rd, Brown...
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UFGI publication round-up week 5/18/20

1 day ago   |   Genetics Institute   |   7 articles

Genomic structure and transcript analysis of the Rapid Alkalinization Factor gene family during host-pathogen crosstalk in Fragaria vesca and Fragaria x ananassa...
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New method reveals where DNA is at risk in the cell

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have developed a new sequencing method that makes it possible to map how DNA is spatially organized in the cell nucleus - revealing which genomic regions are at...
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Genomic Prediction of Maize Micro‐Phenotypes Provides Insights for Optimizing Selection and Mining Diversity

1 day ago   |   Wiley

Summary Effective evaluation of millions of crop genetic stocks is an essential component of exploiting genetic diversity to achieve global food security. By leveraging...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

AbCellera Raises $105M to Advance Antibody Discovery Operations

AbCellera Raises $105M to Advance Antibody Discovery Operations

Most of the best-selling drugs worldwide today are antibodies, and in the three decades-plus since the first such drug was approved, makers of such treatments have begun... Read more ...

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New webinars: Simple Signaling Reporter Assays & Reducing Attrition From Drug-induced Liver Injury

Xconomy Insight is excited to offer two special webinars to our community this June. Sponsored by Eurofins, registration is free to all. Screening Approaches for Reducing... Read more ...

Gilead Gains Foothold in Solid Tumors With $375M, 10-Year Arcus Bio Pact

Gilead Gains Foothold in Solid Tumors With $375M, 10-Year Arcus Bio Pact

With the year's biggest oncology conference days away, Gilead Sciences is signaling now what its cancer immunotherapy pipeline could look like in the years to come. The drug... Read more ...

Unanswered Questions Drive Convalescent Plasma Research

Unanswered Questions Drive Convalescent Plasma Research

On Saturday, March 14, in southwest Wisconsin, a woman was working in her yard, raking and clearing the first spring weeds. She coughed a bit during the day, and felt some... Read more ...

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck Outlines COVID-19 Ambitions With Buyout Deal, Collaborations

Merck exited the holiday weekend with some fireworks of its own, announcing three major programs on Tuesday all related to investments in finding ways to treat and prevent... Read more ...

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

Insitro Adds $143M to Fuel Machine Learning-Driven Drug Development

A stem cell biologist, a gene editing expert, and a data engineer walk into a room...and that's just a few of the people Daphne Koller has recruited in the past two years to... Read more ...

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

Site of LUX-ZEPLIN Dark Matter Search Project Carefully Ramps Up Science Work

A photomultiplier tube array that is part of the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead, South Dakota. The photomultiplier tubes are... Read more ...

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Viacyte Adds $27M to Move Ahead Trio of Stem Cell Diabetes Treatments

Privately held biotech ViaCyte has banked $27 million, the majority an installment of cash from a tranched $80 million Series D financing round it closed in late 2018. The... Read more ...

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

COVID-19 Sparks New Opportunities for Digital Health Companies

Clinicians and regulators are rethinking how healthcare is provided amid precautions prompted by COVID-19. In-person physician visits don't fit within the physical distancing... Read more ...

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Provides independent experimental design and follow up planning, interpretation of results and evaluation of data. Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office.From Sanford... Read more ...