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GENOME EDITING IN AGRICULTURE: METHODS, APPLICATIONS, AND GOVERNANCE

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology released an Issue Paper titled Genome Editing in Agriculture: Methods, Applications,...

 
 
 

PXST, A NOVEL VECTOR FOR TA CLONING AND BLUNT-END CLONING

With the rapid development of sequencing technologies, increasing amount of genomic information has been accumulated. To clone genes...

Egyptian Rousette Bat Genome Provides Clues to Antiviral Mystery

EGYPTIAN ROUSETTE BAT GENOME PROVIDES CLUES TO ANTIVIRAL MYSTERY

When humans are infected with the Marburg virus, the result is often lethal, with hemorrhagic fever and other symptoms similar to Ebola....

 
 
 
The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare within AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

THE TOP 5 STARTUPS DISRUPTING HEALTHCARE WITHIN AI, DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS, HEALTH INSURANCE, AND GENOMICS

Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing...

Maize Collaborators Embark on Ambitious 26-line Pangenome Project

MAIZE COLLABORATORS EMBARK ON AMBITIOUS 26-LINE PANGENOME PROJECT

Computational biologist Doreen Ware harvests maize tissue for RNA isolation. Photo by Miriam Chua c/o USDA The first reference genome...

 
 
 
Most labs use or plan to adopt WGS in Europe, says the survey

MOST LABS USE OR PLAN TO ADOPT WGS IN EUROPE, SAYS THE SURVEY

Whole genome sequencing is being used in the food safety laboratories of more than half of countries surveyed in Europe. By the end...

One Million Genomes Meeting Discusses Progress and Promise of Population-Scale Genomics

ONE MILLION GENOMES MEETING DISCUSSES PROGRESS AND PROMISE OF POPULATION-SCALE GENOMICS

The PacBio team was honored to attend an excellent Keystone Symposium in Hannover, Germany recently. The event, “ One Million Genomes:...

 
 
 

THE MECHANISMS OF GENETIC DIVERSIFICATION IN CANDIDA ALBICANS

Candida albicans is one of the most formidable fungal species infecting humans. Investigating the structure and reproduction methods...

PERSONAL GENOMICS COMPANY HELIX RAISES $200 MILLION

Helix, a personal genomics company with a laboratory in San Diego, has closed a $200 million financing round, the Silicon Valley-based...

 
 
 

GENOME EDITING REDUCES CHOLESTEROL IN LARGE ANIMAL MODEL, LAYING HUMAN TRIAL GROUNDWORK

Using genome editing to inactivate a protein called PCSK9 effectively reduces cholesterol levels in rhesus macaques, a species of monkey,...

LINKAGE DISEQUILIBRIUM PATTERN AND GENOME‐WIDE ASSOCIATION MAPPING FOR MEAT TRAITS IN MULTIPLE PORCINE F2 CROSSES

Animal Genetics, EarlyView.

 
 
 

PENN ANNOUNCES PUBLICATION OF CLINICALLY RELEVANT GENOME EDITING IN PRIMATES USING PRECISION'S ARCUS PLATFORM

CROSS SPECIES TRANSFER OF GENES HAS DRIVEN EVOLUTION

Far from just being the product of our parents, University of Adelaide scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between...

 
 
 

ANCIENT GENOME ANALYSES REVEAL MOSAIC PATTERN OF GOAT DOMESTICATION THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO

An international team of scientists, led by geneticists from Trinity College Dublin, have sequenced the genomes from ancient goat bones...

Hybrid White Rhino Embryos: Genetic Rescue, Part 2

HYBRID WHITE RHINO EMBRYOS: GENETIC RESCUE, PART 2

Two weeks ago, DNA Science covered the plight of the northern white rhino , suggesting assisted reproductive technologies that might...

 
 
 

PATHCORE-T: IDENTIFYING AND VISUALIZING GLOBALLY CO-OCCURRING PATHWAYS IN LARGE TRANSCRIPTOMIC COMPENDIA

Investigators often interpret genome-wide data by analyzing the expression levels of genes within pathways. While this within-pathway...

PDHS-ELM: COMPUTATIONAL PREDICTOR FOR PLANT DNASE I HYPERSENSITIVE SITES BASED ON EXTREME LEARNING MACHINES

Abstract DNase I hypersensitive sites are hallmarks of chromatin zones containing transcriptional regulatory elements, making them...

 
 
 

A LARGE-SCALE WHOLE-GENOME SEQUENCING ANALYSIS REVEALS HIGHLY SPECIFIC GENOME EDITING BY BOTH CAS9 AND CPF1 NUCLEASES IN RICE

Targeting specificity has been a barrier to applying genome editing systems in functional genomics, precise medicine and plant breeding....

New Tool Helps Identify Childhood Cancer Genes

NEW TOOL HELPS IDENTIFY CHILDHOOD CANCER GENES

A new computational algorithm called iExCN has been developed that helps predict cancer genes based on genome-wide copy-number and...