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The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.

In Genome Biology this week: epigenetic patterns linked to gestational age, Dichanthelium oligosanthes sequence, and more.

Researchers sequenced the desiccation-tolerant grass, Oropetium thomaeum, and analyzed its repetitive sequences.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Kultevat today said it has exclusively licensed technology to control plant gene expression from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced on Tuesday that it is part of a collaborative research project that was awarded a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of climate variability, an effort that will include gen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research group led by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis will use a $12.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to conduct genomics-driven research to develop and improve a grass that could be an important bioenergy crop.

Dow AgroSciences has granted the Danforth Center the rights to use a promoter that allows disease-resistance genes to be introduced and to function in the cassava plant.

The funding from the Danforth Foundation will support the first phase of a three-part expansion at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.