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E. coli-infected salad saga rages on: 31 more sickened, bringing the total to 84

E. COLI-INFECTED SALAD SAGA RAGES ON: 31 MORE SICKENED, BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 84

E. coli linked to romaine lettuce has now sickened 84 people across the US. The CDC says the germ came from Arizona, but it is using...

Nature Webinar and SMRT Grant Winner Explore Structural Variation for Disease Gene Discovery

NATURE WEBINAR AND SMRT GRANT WINNER EXPLORE STRUCTURAL VARIATION FOR DISEASE GENE DISCOVERY

Structural variants account for most of the base pairs that differ between human genomes, and are known to cause more than 1,000 genetic...

 
 
 

A RECET-ASSISTED CRISPR-CAS9 GENOME EDITING IN CORYNEBACTERIUM GLUTAMICUM

Extensive modification of genome is an efficient manner to regulate the metabolic network for producing target metabolites or non-native...

 
 
 

JOB POSTING: METABOLOMICS TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The Genome Center at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for Technical Director position...

INDUCTION AND RECOVERY OF COPY NUMBER VARIATION IN BANANA THROUGH GAMMA IRRADIATION AND LOW‐COVERAGE WHOLE‐GENOME SEQUENCING

Plant Biotechnology Journal, EarlyView.

 
 
 

HAPLOTYPE‐BASED GENOTYPING‐BY‐SEQUENCING IN OAT GENOME RESEARCH

Plant Biotechnology Journal, EarlyView.

GENOME JENGA STUDY REVEALS UNEXPECTED GENE ALLIANCES IN THE CELL

The largest study of its kind sheds light on how genes work together to keep cells healthy, paving the way for predicting a person's...

 
 
 
Scientists Aim to Develop “Genomic Ark” of High-Quality Bat Genomes

SCIENTISTS AIM TO DEVELOP “GENOMIC ARK” OF HIGH-QUALITY BAT GENOMES

Pop quiz: Which animal accounts for around 20% of all living mammals, harbors some of the world's deadliest diseases, lives proportionately...

IDENTIFICATION OF MISSING VARIANTS BY COMBINING MULTIPLE ANALYTIC PIPELINES

After decades of identifying risk factors using array-based genome-wide association studies , genetic research of complex diseases...

 
 
 
Anything Could Happen at BIO2018 Start-up Stadium

ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN AT BIO2018 START-UP STADIUM

Last year Jerry Feitelson was accepted into BIO's Start-up Stadium at the annual BIO International Convention. Armed with his six-minute...

 
 
 

DELTA: A NEW WEB-BASED 3D GENOME VISUALIZATION AND ANALYSIS PLATFORM

AbstractSummaryDelta is an integrative visualization and analysis platform to facilitate visually annotating and exploring the 3D physical...

RCUPCAKE: AN R PACKAGE FOR QUERYING AND ANALYZING BIOMEDICAL DATA THROUGH THE BD2K PIC-SURE RESTFUL API

AbstractMotivationIn the era of big data and precision medicine, the number of databases containing clinical, environmental, self-reported...

 
 
 
Procrastinators' Special! Save on Big Data Meets Big Biology 4/26

PROCRASTINATORS' SPECIAL! SAVE ON BIG DATA MEETS BIG BIOLOGY 4/26

The countdown clock is running for Big Data Meets Big Biology , and time is almost up to grab a seat for Xconomy's half-day forum that...

Buy GMO to Sustain the Food Supply

BUY GMO TO SUSTAIN THE FOOD SUPPLY

The world is getting warmer and the population is growing exponentially. The United Nations predicts that the world's population will...

 
 
 
Rice Revelations: Nine New Genome Assemblies Uncover Key Traits and Evolutionary Clues

RICE REVELATIONS: NINE NEW GENOME ASSEMBLIES UNCOVER KEY TRAITS AND EVOLUTIONARY CLUES

Revered around the world, rice is a staple food for nearly half of the population. But as that population grows, rice breeders are...

GENOME 3D-ARCHITECTURE: ITS PLASTICITY IN RELATION TO FUNCTION

Abstract The genome of higher eukaryotes is non-randomly organized in the interphase nucleus. However, notwithstanding the absence...

 
 
 
New M. Oryzae Assembly Reveals Importance of Previously Missed Transposable Elements

NEW M. ORYZAE ASSEMBLY REVEALS IMPORTANCE OF PREVIOUSLY MISSED TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS

Rice blast symptoms. Photo by Donald Groth. A publication from the Molecular Plant journal demonstrates the use of SMRT Sequencing...

Jackass Genomics - Did Donkeys Arise from an Inverted Chromosome?

JACKASS GENOMICS - DID DONKEYS ARISE FROM AN INVERTED CHROMOSOME?

In the world of genome sequencing, donkeys haven't received nearly as much attention as horses. But now a report on a new-and-improved...