Tag: "genomics" at biology news
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...ndance," says Dan Rokhsar, who heads computational genomics
at the Joint Genome Institute and one of the co-authors on the article. Scientists would like to better understand how these organisms react to changes in sea temperatures, the amount of light penetrating the oceans and nutrients. "Oceanographers t...
The book opens on the first tree genome
...tic sequence of the poplar in the future." "Forest genomics
is rapidly shaping how we do sustainable, intensiv...er plants," said Daniel Rokhsar, JGI computational genomics
department head. "The trick will be in figuring out how these similar gene sets have been customiz...
NSF awards 22 new projects for plant genome research
...s of key plants and families of plants; functional genomics
-- the study of relationships between genes and th... capture, share and analyze the massive amounts of genomics
data being produced by the scientific community. In addition, all projects continue the commitment o...
Milk genome symposium
.... The symposium will focus on the current state of genomics
as it relates to milk research, the processes of lactation, the tools of genomics
and an overview of the milk genome project. The goal of the symposium is to produce a guiding docum...
K-State, other universities to study how climate affects plant evolution
...her on the project. "We'll be studying ecology and genomics
(genetic material) and how they interact -- it's a new area." The research will examine how a plant's genome integrates environmental signals and evolves so that it blooms when it has the best chance to reproduce successfully, Welch said. Plants' abi...
Wiley publishes Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future
...ould fill 142 Manhattan phone books. The study of genomics
has already impacted so many areas of our lives, f...ed to the sequencing of the human genome, presents genomics
challenges facing today's scientists as well as society in general, and outlines future possibilitie...
Genetic analysis rewrites salamander's evolutionary history
...iology at UC Berkeley and director of evolutionary genomics
at JGI; herpetologist and evolutionary biologist Robert Macey of JGI; and former visiting student Martin Jaekel. Mueller, Wake, Macey and Jaekel also are associated with UC Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Zoology....
Maine-based biophysics institute gets funding for first US-based 4Pi nanoscale microscope
...Institute (MMCRI) in Scarborough, and genetics and genomics
at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. IMB's goal: to explore the structure and function of genes and chromosomes within cells, in order to understand precisely how genes control both normal development and disease. Once installed at The Jackson L...
$18 million bioinformatics center to become weapon against deadly diseases
...in bioinformatics tool development and comparative genomics
research. They will use the funds to set up a National Microbial Pathogen Data Resource Center to help scientists to accelerate their research into the biology and evolution of deadly microorganisms and develop methods for their control. The new ce...
NHGRI launches Centers for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research
...actices that may affect the flow of information in genomics
research. Research pertaining to these topics will...and how those identities influence attitudes about genomics
and health care as well as health behaviors. Donald Bailey, Ph.D., University of North Carolina ...
Integrative biology of exercise APS Intersociety meeting October 6-9, 2004 in Austin
...xercise and disease states through bioinformatics, genomics
and proteomics. Chair Eric Hoffman and Robert Grange. Mechanical signal transduction: response and remodeling in the musculo-skeletal system. Chair -- Brenda Russell. Altered cardiovascular control and blood flow to exercising muscles. Chair Mich...
JGI announces community sequencing program portfolio
...rsity of California, Berkeley. "Human comparative genomics
has benefited from having a series of genome proje...--mouse, puffer fish, fruit fly, worm--while plant genomics
has suffered since only a closely related cluster of cereals and the mustard Arabidopsis have been s...
Improving crops without genetic modification natural variation holds the key
.... Their hybrid model--applying the tools of modern genomics
to traditional plant breeding--offers plant breeders a powerful approach to improving the quality and yield of cultivated plants by taking advantage of the inherent biodiversity of the natural world. It's a strategy that may well apply to rice, wheat...
New 'clock gene' uncovered
... DNA and RNA chips have become a standard tool for genomics
research in the last couple of years, and scientists can quite easily put a large number of different oligonucleotide pieces -- conceivably even all the known genes in an organism -- on a single chip. The Scripps Research and GNF team charted the ...
International symposium on nutritional genomics
...e, diabetes, asthma and some cancers. Nutritional genomics
is the study of how diet and genes interact to inf...international bioethical framework for nutritional genomics
research. The meeting is sponsored by the NCMHD (National Center for Minority Health Disparities) C...
APS announces the winners of its 2004 postdoctoral fellowship in physiological genomics
...ellowship is to advance the study of physiological genomics
by furthering understanding of the human genome in... contributed more than $1 million to physiological genomics
research. For more information about APS and its Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physiological Genomics g...
Full promise of genomics in disease research yet to be realized
...D.C., (August 5, 2004) Over the past decade genomics
has revolutionized our understanding of how microo...sease. Additionally, the most important tools in genomics
are inadequate, says the report. Improvements are especially needed in annotation methodologies and...
New glycan arrays discover autoimmunogenic activities of SARS-CoV: concern over monkey vaccine
...V" are Denong Wang, who was head of the functional genomics
division of Columbia University Genome Center, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York; and Jiahai Lu, Associate Professor at the School of Public Health at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. Lu also is in charge of the SARS-CoV ...
Ottawa's leadership in biomedical and health research has paid off
...or the approximately 79 large scale proteomics and genomics
projects funded in Canada through a combination of GC, the CFI, the CRC and the CIHR. Funding programs for these projects are set to expire in March 2005. For many of these projects, the past three years have been devoted to investing in equipment, f...
OHSU researchers discover possible method for early detection, prevention of premature birth
...2002. The company employs proteomic and functional genomics
technology to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize biomarkers for fetal, maternal, pediatric and adult applications. ...
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