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ADDGENE KEEPS FLOW OF CRISPR PLASMIDS FAST AND AFFORDABLE

As a key global enabler of the revolutionary genome editing technology known as CRISPR, the nonprofit organization Addgene has made...

Faster, Cheaper, Better: A New Way to Synthesize DNA

FASTER, CHEAPER, BETTER: A NEW WAY TO SYNTHESIZE DNA

Sebastian Palluk and Daniel Arlow of the Joint BioEnergy Institute have pioneered a new way to synthesize DNA sequences. In the rapidly...

 
 
 

STRUCTURAL AND GENOMIC DECODING OF HUMAN AND PLANT MYRISTOYLOMES REVEALS A DEFINITIVE RECOGNITION PATTERN

Structural and genomic decoding of human and plant myristoylomes reveals a definitive recognition pattern Structural and genomic decoding...

Salmonella Algona outbreak in England linked to other counties: source unknown

SALMONELLA ALGONA OUTBREAK IN ENGLAND LINKED TO OTHER COUNTIES: SOURCE UNKNOWN

Public Health England, using whole genome sequencing, has connected 115 cases of Salmonella Algona since 2014 to other European cases,...

 
 
 
For Reference-Grade Human Genome Assemblies, SMRT Sequencing Yields Optimal Results

FOR REFERENCE-GRADE HUMAN GENOME ASSEMBLIES, SMRT SEQUENCING YIELDS OPTIMAL RESULTS

SMRT Sequencing is a go-to technology for generating reference-grade human genome assemblies, according to speakers in a recent webinar....

New High-Resolution Genome Assemblies Expand Our Understanding of Human-Ape Differences

NEW HIGH-RESOLUTION GENOME ASSEMBLIES EXPAND OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HUMAN-APE DIFFERENCES

Ever since researchers sequenced the chimpanzee genome in 2005, they have known that humans share the vast majority of our DNA sequence...

 
 
 
The Tale of the Captivating Researcher and the Spider Goat

THE TALE OF THE CAPTIVATING RESEARCHER AND THE SPIDER GOAT

Graduate students learn how to explain their research, so projects and careers aren't lost in translation. Given 180 seconds to explain...

Understanding the Patient Voice: Unique Perspectives on Healthcare

UNDERSTANDING THE PATIENT VOICE: UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTHCARE

To end Day 2 of Education Tracks at the 2018 BIO International Convention , Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President & Chief Patient...

 
 
 
Rise of the Machines

RISE OF THE MACHINES

Science-fiction writer William Gibson once wrote, “The future is here-it's just unevenly distributed.” The same might be said for the...

How Is Genome Editing Revolutionizing Agriculture?

HOW IS GENOME EDITING REVOLUTIONIZING AGRICULTURE?

“There is a positive story to be shared on both the need for and the benefits of genome editing.” Just as genome editing is a groundbreaking...

 
 
 
New Resource for Microbiologists: Collection of 3,000 Bacteria Genomes Released

NEW RESOURCE FOR MICROBIOLOGISTS: COLLECTION OF 3,000 BACTERIA GENOMES RELEASED

Haemophilus influenzae, a sample of which was deposited to the NCTC collection by Alexander Fleming, from his own nose. The genomes...

IMPROVED DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF CRISPR KNOCKOUT SCREENS

AbstractMotivationGenome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screen has been widely used to interrogate gene functions. However, the rules to design better...

 
 
 

ACCELERATING FLUX BALANCE CALCULATIONS IN GENOME-SCALE METABOLIC MODELS BY LOCALIZING THE APPLICATION OF LOOPLESS CONSTRAINTS

AbstractBackgroundGenome-scale metabolic network models and constraint-based modeling techniques have become important tools for analyzing...

 
 
 

GECK: TRIO-BASED COMPARATIVE BENCHMARKING OF VARIANT CALLS

AbstractMotivationClassical methods of comparing the accuracies of variant calling pipelines are based on truth sets of variants whose...

PRIMER3 MASKER: INTEGRATING MASKING OF TEMPLATE SEQUENCE WITH PRIMER DESIGN SOFTWARE

AbstractSummaryDesigning PCR primers for amplifying regions of eukaryotic genomes is a complicated task because the genomes contain...

 
 
 

ADEPTUS: A DISCOVERY TOOL FOR DISEASE PREDICTION, ENRICHMENT AND NETWORK ANALYSIS BASED ON PROFILES FROM MANY DISEASES

AbstractMotivationLarge-scale publicly available genomic data on many disease phenotypes could improve our understanding of the molecular...

 
 
 

PROFILING THE GENOME HUNDREDS OF VARIATIONS AT A TIME

Geneticists have been using model organisms ranging from the house mouse to the single-cell bakers' yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae,...

VERGE GENOMICS ANNOUNCES LANDMARK EFFORT TO GENERATE FIELD'S FIRST SINGLE CELL DATA FROM PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE

In partnership with UC San Diego and VIB, Verge Genomics is leading an industry-academic consortium that will be the first to sequence...