Myriad Genetics’ in-house bioinformatics capabilities played a key role in completing the sequence of the rice genome six months ahead of schedule, under budget, and with 99.5 percent accuracy, according to Sudhir Sahasrabudhe, executive vice president for research and development for Myriad.

Myriad, in collaboration with Syngenta subsidiary Torrey Mesa Research Institute, completed the sequencing in 14 months, netting Myriad a $3 million cash bonus.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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