Tag: "genomic" at biology news
Diatom genome reveals key role in biosphere's carbon cycle
...ered the evolutionary implications revealed by the genomic
work. The research provided direct genetic confirmation of a hypothesis that diatoms evolved when a heterotroph, a single-cell microbe, engulfed what scientists say was likely a kind of red alga. The two became one organism, an arrangement called end...
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...ill also be integral in the effort. Genotyping of genomic
DNA will be performed by the Mayo Genotyping Share... of the huge number of data points in this type of genomic
research -- will involve Mayo biostatisticians and the Mayo Advanced Genomics Technology Center (AGT...
'Immediately open access' option for the leading journal Genome Research
... to offer timely public access to the cutting-edge genomic
science contributed by all our authors." Genome Research is an international, monthly, peer-reviewed research journal publishing genome studies and genome-based analysis of biological processes in all species. Launched in 1995, it has an impact fact...
New genetic tools provide clues to the effects of exercise and diet on obesity, diabetes
Austin, Texas (Oct. 6, 2004) Applying the latest genomic
and proteomic techniques has given researchers new...d morbidly obese individuals. "This combination of genomic
and proteomic techniques may help determine the effects of aerobic exercise and weight gain on muscl...
Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015
...h and environmental benefits being created through genomic
sciences and thereby save tens of millions of lives per year in developing countries. "Imagine a world in which a doctor in the poorest country can instantly diagnose tuberculosis or malaria, or provide women a way they can prevent HIV-AIDS; where b...
Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
...mily involved in preventing replication of damaged genomic
material. "Inevitably, the molecular pathways controlling many cellular processes such as DNA repair must interact with those regulating cell division," said Dr. Yue Xiong, professor of biochemistry and biophysics at UNC. "An alteration in this criti...
Rutgers-led research offers new clues in the genetic mysteries of maize
...tions for breeding, genetic engineering and future genomic
studies. "This latest research, conducted with w...crops and gain new and important insights in plant genomic
studies," said Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers, The State Univ...
Oct. 15-17 Bioinformatics meeting in Irvine, Calif.
The deluge of genomic
data that has been amassed over the last two decades has driven the emergence of bioinformatics and the use of computer technology to analyze biomedical research data. At this meeting, part of the National Academy of Sciences' Arthur M. Sackler collo...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...ng, a move aimed at broadening the applications of genomic
information in medical research and health care. N...nce genomes of organisms for which no framework of genomic
data exists. In order to reduce labor and costs, this method emphasizes the miniaturization of each ...
Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine
...I have included co-editing a series of articles on genomic
medicine for The New England Journal of Medicine, and co-founding a group called Genetic Resources on the Web, which works with organizations sponsoring genetics-related Web sites to ensure they contain high-quality information. Prior to joini...
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
...ase enabled researchers to take advantage of human genomic
sequence data as soon as they were produced. Similarly, the ENCODE consortium will make valuable data rapidly available for use by scientists around the world," said Mark S. Guyer, Ph.D., director of NHGRI's Division of Extramural Research. Also toda...
New genomic method can identify disease-causing genes
...s among selected strains of mice with a pattern of genomic
variation. Using conventional methods, pin-pointin...thod takes advantage of the block-like patterns of genomic
variation in selected mouse strains, as illustrated on the cover of Science in which the article app...
Rice biologists elected AAAS Fellows
...ler are currently using well-developed genetic and genomic
resources for Dictyostelium discoideum to find genes involved in social interactions, and they are using those genes to test evolutionary hypotheses, for example whether social evolution is particularly rapid. The tradition of AAAS Fellows bega...
BU chemist to map DNA's surface, uncovering details that will show how structure abets function
...rs at NHGRI. Tullius's research on this designated genomic
neighborhood aims to decipher the patterns of its ...idea not only of where regulatory proteins bind to genomic
DNA, but also of how DNA's structure abets its function. The six 2004 technology development grants ...
For yeast, a DNA break ensures sex switch for a grandchild
...special kind of programmed DNA break at a specific genomic
site that controls mating type, the yeast equivale...yeast cells divide, their progeny receive the same genomic
DNA, yet the fate of the cells of the next generation will not be identical. One of the two daughter...
NYU team develops enhanced algorithm for detecting changes in cancer genomes
...s Bioinfomatics Group, has previously examined new genomic
technology for mapping and sequencing with single molecules, models of genome evolution, and computational and systems biology models of biological processes like apoptosis, cell divisions, and others involved in cancer. Two senior research scientist...
Award will help unlock mysteries of one of Earth's most important organisms
...rust was the lead author, describes the first ever genomic
sequence of one species of diatom, a kind of phytoplankton, and offers surprising insights about the way it may be using nitrogen, fats and silica to thrive the world over. A news article in the magazine quotes a diatom systematist not connected with...
Academy eBriefings offer comprehensive reports on more than 100 cutting-edge scientific issues
...g disease. How new cancer therapies are utilizing genomic
data and microarray technology. Since July 2003, with its inaugural eBriefing on promising new drugs for autism, the Academy's eBriefings at www.nyas.org have proven to be a vital source for thousands of people around the world eager to find out th...
Scientists advocate genomic sequencing of 'living fossil'
...de of a "living fossil" fish, the coelacanth. The genomic
sequence of this large "hollow-spined" fish, which...imately 360 million years ago. To date, complete genomic
sequences for more than 200 organisms have been obtained, and hundreds more are currently in progres...
Tiny plant a model for commercially important trees
... entire genome has been sequenced. This wealth of genomic
information coupled with the variety of research techniques and other resources that have been developed for use with Arabidopsis make this small weed a powerful model. Despite its diminutive size, Arabidopsis produces wood that closely resembles th...
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