Tag: "genomics" at biology news
2007 EURYI: 20 young researchers to receive Nobel Prize-sized awards for breakthrough ideas
... antimatter to disease gene mapping and functional genomics
in the domestic dog. It has been amazing to witness how the EURYI scheme has evolved and become a force to be reckoned with in recognising young researchers works by granting them Nobel Prize-scale funding for the past four years, commented Dr. Joh...
Research teams uncover risk genes for multiple sclerosis
...nternational consortium of clinical scientists and genomics
experts, incorporates the two largest collections of MS genetic information worldwide and is the first comprehensive study to investigate the overall genetic basis of MS. Its findings appear in the July 29, 2007 online edition of the New England Jour...
Risk genes for multiple sclerosis uncovered
...nternational consortium of clinical scientists and genomics
experts, is the first comprehensive study investigating the genetic basis of MS. Findings appear in the July 29 online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. MS, a disease of the central nervous system whose symptoms range from mild muscl...
Identified main genetic variants involved in response to HIV
...ssa. Research has been conducted with the latest genomics
and bioinformatics technologies, analysing 550,000 variations of the complete human genome in 486 patients, mostly European, preselected from 30,000 potential candidates. These variations, known as simple nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), are singl...
Sea anemone genome provides new view of our multi-celled ancestors
...cording to Rokhsar, program head for computational genomics
at the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI) in Walnut Creek, Calif., and UC Berkeley professor of genetics, the analysis of the genome allowed the team "to compare the sea anemone with other animals and see what the genome of their las...
Science earns top honor from Spain's Crown Prince
...cience stories first appeared in Science. Landmark genomics
research, the discovery of a relationship between AIDS and the human immunodeficiency virus, and evidence that an extraterrestrial impact killed the dinosaurs are among the historic advances that debuted on the journal's pages. Today, Science is ...
Translating form into function
...ructure was determined as a part of the structural genomics
project, a large-scale, worldwide effort to determine the structures of enzymes and receptors. With the nature of the substrate in hand, the scientists went on to discover that the enzyme works in a previously uncharacterized metabolic pathway in ...
$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research
...ipeline and integrating new technologies including genomics
and new computational methods into bioenergy research. Keegstras expertise is in plant cell wall biology a crucial area in making biofuels. He has extensive management and scientific experience, having served for 14 years as director of the DOE-f...
UC Davis is partner in new $125 million federal bioenergy research center
...s Program has expertise in diverse aspects ofplant genomics
and leading NSF-funded programs in geneticengineering, breeding and genomics
of the grass species that aremodels for key bioenergy crops. The Biomass and Bioenvironmental Engine...
Virginia Tech researchers to study poplar tree as model biomass crop
...tanding of how plants produce their biomass their genomics
and the molecular biology of biomass production. T...atural Resources, will use her expertise in poplar genomics
to study a subset of the protein interactions directly in poplar trees and to incorporate results wi...
K-State biochemist contributes to article in Science magazine
...able to build further experimental research on the genomics
work he and other researchers have done....
Brazil's first oncology biotech launches
...ing programs, respectively, that brought Brazilian genomics
to the worlds attention. LICR's senior scientific officer, Dr. Andrew Simpson, who was a key player in ONSA and HCGP, says that the development of Recepta re-emphasizes the Institutes belief in Brazilian research. Recepta will be able to tap into a...
Exploring the dark matter of the genome
...ene function. "Drosophila is ideal for studying genomics
for many reasons, and especially for studying heterochromatin," says Susan Celniker, a scientist in Berkeley Lab's Life Sciences Division and a longtime member of the Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project (BDGP). "Over a third of the total DNA in a frui...
ENCODE map changes view of the human genome landscape
...malian species, will be valuable resources for the genomics
community. They also determined which evolutionarily constrained regions overlapped with ENCODE experimental annotations. The signature of conservation was most apparent in protein-coding regions, explained Margulies. In other regions, the situat...
Energy and Agriculture Departments provide $8.3 million in funding for biofuels research
... projects build upon DOEs strategic investments in genomics
and biotechnology and strengthen our commitment to...in 2006 to conduct fundamental research in biomass genomics
that will provide the scientific foundation to facilitate and accelerate the use of woody plant tiss...
Nobel laureate James Watson receives personal genome in ceremony at Baylor College of Medicine
...ogether research genetics, genetic diagnostics and genomics
into the new vision of personal medicine. All of t...ards. BCMs strength in genetics, diagnostics and genomics
made it a logical partner in the project. For example, BCM has developed gene chips that can evaluat...
Genome Canada, Gnome Qubec and Universit de Montral launch P3G Consortium and CARTaGENE Project
...ularly in the cutting-edge field of genomics. "Our genomics
researchers rank among world leaders in the develo...road, thereby ensuring for Canadian researchers in genomics
and proteomics a place among the world leaders in this field. "Genome Canada has participated in man...
NIH awards VBI, Mayo Clinic $2.4M to study chronic rhinosinusitis
...rsity School of Medicine and developing functional genomics
technologies for Alternaria research. It made sense to use the A. brassicicola genome resources, our bioinformatics infrastructure, and our molecular techniques to aid in the identification of the fungal products from the closely related species A. a...
Argonne's Joachimiak and Rosenbaum honored with the 2007 Compton Award
...e has been instrumental in establishing structural genomics
as a part of modern biology and serves as director of both the Structural Biology Center (SBC) and the Midwest Center for Structural Genomics (MCSG), each within the Biosciences Division at Argonne. Gerold Rosenbaum is recognized for his pioneerin...
Common genetic variation is linked to substantial risk for heart attack
...1. The research project was led by the Icelandic genomics
company deCODE Genetics, along with U.S. researchers at Emory University School of Medicine, Duke University, and the University of Pennsylvania. Myocardial infarction is the death of heart tissue that results when the blood supply to the heart is ...
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