Centre for Genomic Regulation

Fresh out of Techstars, two of the creators of the rapidly adopted genomic analysis platform Nextflow have big plans for their fledgling company, Lifebit.

The gene duplication pattern researchers observed in yeast better fit with an ancient hybridization event than with a whole-genome duplication event.

The transcriptional profiles of some genes seem to be affected by organ type while other expression levels are more influenced by species type.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Spain's Centre for Genomic Regulation have received €12.2 million ($16.7 million) in funding from the European Research Council for studies of genome architecture and how it influences gene expression, CRG said yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Spain's Centre for Genomic Regulation and the ACE Foundation – Barcelona Alzheimer Treatment & Research Centre today announced a collaboration to conduct research into neurodegenerative diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two Barcelona biotech research centers have struck a joint agreement to collaborate and share resources in sequencing and computational analysis-focused studies, the Centre for Genomic Regulation, or CRG, said today.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Barcelona's Centre for Genomic Regulation announced on Tuesday a one-year collaboration with Illumina.

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The center will use the GGA in disease and epigenetics research.

The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.