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Oncology, cancer genomics research on agenda for UH grad

...fellowship to investigate his favorite subjects of genomics and bioinformatics under the mentorship of Francis...ntist who practices in oncology and studies cancer genomics and bioinformatics. Ted Estess, dean of the UH Honors College, knows Halawi through his numerous ex...

International consortium completes map of human genetic variation

...p," said Kelly A. Frazer, Ph.D., vice president of genomics at Perlegen....

Baylor Human Genome Sequence Center key player in mapping human genetic variation

...disease. "This effort epitomizes the maturation of genomics back into genetics," said Dr. Richard Gibbs, director of the Baylor Human Genome Sequencing Center. "Researchers everywhere can carry out genetic studies, based on the HapMap data and disease gene discoveries will emerge from this work." Gibbs also...

Researchers to gain wider access to knockout mice

...se Initiative, which develops priorities for mouse genomics and genetic resources at NIH. The new contracts provide NIH with irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free licenses to use and distribute to academic and non-profit researchers these lines of knockout mice. The mouse lines, which will be stored...

First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution

...d across the region. "This study demonstrates that genomics can help us better track the flu virus and develop...first author Elodie Ghedin, who heads TIGR's viral genomics lab. "This is perhaps the most detailed snapshot scientists have gotten of flu's movement through co...

JCI table of contents October 3, 2005

...arch described here combines clever model organism genomics and bioinformatics to identify the first mammalian protein required for the normal assembly of complex I." TITLE: A molecular chaperone for mitochondrial complex I assembly is mutated in a progressive encephalopathy AUTHOR CONTACT: Eric Shoubrid...

Mitochondrial biology gets a new chaperone

...arch described here combines clever model organism genomics and bioinformatics to identify the first mammalian protein required for the normal assembly of complex I." TITLE: A molecular chaperone for mitochondrial complex I assembly is mutated in a progressive encephalopathy AUTHOR CONTACT: Eric Shoubridg...

Energy Department awards $92 million

...ronmental needs," Orbach said. DOE investments in genomics research over the past 20 years now help allow sci...he complete DNA sequence of any organism. Because genomics reveals the blueprint for life, it is the starting point to understand biological functions as well ...

New Columbia University center aims to advance next generation of genomics, proteomics research

...ze the enormous amounts of data being generated by genomics and proteomics, Columbia University is establishing a National Center for Biomedical Computing with an $18.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health. Columbia's new center the National Center for Multi-Scale Analysis of Gene...

MSU researchers receive $4 million grant to uncover gene functions

...eld significant breakthroughs in biotechnology and genomics worldwide, resulting in advances in human health a... widely applicable in the future." This functional genomics research is a collaborative effort spanning several departments in the College of Natural Science, i...

Researchers predict infinite genomes

Rockville, MD--Ever since the genomics revolution took off, scientists have been busily d...sion. Armed with the powerful tools of comparative genomics and mathematics, TIGR scientists have concluded that researchers might never fully describe some bac...

'The Great Influenza' wins 2005 Best Book Award from The National Academies

...gineers, and medical researchers who specialize in genomics to explore how this field intersects with various disciplines. Conference participants will have the opportunity to compete for grants to pursue new lines of cross-disciplinary research. The winners of the communication awards were selected by a com...

Making plant cells work like miniature factories

The biotech field of genomics gives scientists genetic roadmaps to link certain ...ps and a specialist in biochemistry and functional genomics of plant metabolism. Funding from the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Division of the...

Cancer gene MYC shown to activate gene involved in metastasis

...g cancers and lymphomas. With the help of Wistar's genomics facility headed by associate professor Louise C. Showe, Ph.D., McMahon and his colleagues sifted through nearly 10,000 genes before identifying MTA1 as a MYC target. Among the pressing issues still to be resolved is understanding precisely why MYC's ...

No single gene for ageing

...e seminar for ageing at the conference "Functional genomics and disease" taking place in Oslo, Norway. Thomas... Kirkwood's paper was presented at the "Functional genomics and disease" conference - Genetics Conference, Oslo, Norway,University of Oslo and European Science...

Solexa and collaborating scientists illuminate the small RNA component of the transcriptome

... success of Solexa's commercial application of its genomics technologies and the future financial performance of Solexa. Any statements contained in this press release that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Words such as "believes," "anticipates," "plans," "...

New insights into the software of life

... in this same issue of Science entitled Functional genomics of non-coding RNA. "I congratulate all IMB staff and students involved in this research collaboration, particularly David Hume who has been pivotal in developing the IMB's partnership with RIKEN over several years." As part of the collaboration wit...

Inaugural meeting of Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society highlights RNAi & antisense

...d therapeutics are emerging as important tools for genomics research and drug development. These technologies have the ability to target specific genes involved in the pathophysiology and etiology of various diseases. One result might be the production of safe, effective medicines devoid of harmful side eff...

Dec. 12 meeting on lateral gene transfer

... bring together leading researchers in comparative genomics to discuss lateral gene transfer, its implications for our understanding of evolution, and its significance to humans. DETAILS: Tapestry of Life: Lateral Gene Transfer Dec. 12 and 13 at the Academies' Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy D...

Fighting breast cancer

...tasis of breast cancer. Dr. Arun Seth, a leader in genomics research, is the sole Toronto recipient of an award funded by a special competition of the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance (CBCRA). Seth's project, one of four in the program that aims to speed the development of metastasis-specific diagnos...

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