Genomes

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GenEng News  Oct 31  Comment 
In a timely fashion for all those jack-o’-lantern carving parties and contests, investigators at the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) within Cornell University and the National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables in Beijing have sequenced...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 30  Comment 
Move aimed at enhancing performance levels
Forbes  Dec 1  Comment 
Diagnosing hereditary disorders by sequencing the genomes of newborn babies.
NPR  Jun 2  Comment 
A synthetic version of the human genetic blueprint might used for a wide range of medical research, scientists say. But it's far from reality, and comes with big ethical and safety questions.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 29  Comment 
Having taken up several genomic assisted crop improvement programmes, the Farm Varsity here is now gearing up to sequence crop and microbial genomes. “We will use next generation genome sequencing...
The Economic Times  Dec 28  Comment 
Through this MoU, GLS aims to contribute its expertise in NGS and bioinformatics by working with TNAU in collaborative research and skill development programs.
GenEng News  Nov 30  Comment 
To identify weaknesses in cancer that can be targeted with new therapies, several teams of scientists are working to cut cancer genomes down to size, gene by gene. The latest team to wield the genomic broadsword is based at the University of...
Forbes  Nov 29  Comment 
One-sixth of genes carried by the world's toughest animal come from other organisms.
GenEng News  Oct 1  Comment 
Offering a glimpse of the bright gleam of victory, the 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has announced that it has accomplished its goal, the creation of a comprehensive catalog of human genomic variation. When it first mustered an international...
GenEng News  Aug 18  Comment 
Illumina, Warburg Pincus, and Sutter Hill Ventures set up a company with the goal of helping consumers discover insights into their own genomes. The new firm, Helix, is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and reported received financing...




 

Genome: The genome of an organism is all of its genetic information, encoded in its DNA. This encompasses all of the organism's genes and various non-coding regions of the DNA. Genomics is the study of whole genomes, and is thus distinguished from genetics, which is the study of the properties of individual genes.

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