DOE US Department of Energy to Provide $30M for Plant Functional Genomics Research DOE said the awards will support research into gene function in plants relevant to the sustainable production of bioenergy and bioproducts. Metagenomic Microbiome Analysis Expands Known Phylogenetic Diversity of Earth's Bacteria, Archaea This microbial catalog can help in understanding secondary-metabolite biosynthetic potential and resolving thousands of host linkages to uncultivated viruses. New Human Gut Microbial Catalog Expands Number of Reference Genomes, Known Proteins The Unified Human Gastrointestinal Genome (UHGG) and Unified Human Gastrointestinal Protein (UHGP) catalogs include more than 4,600 human gut microbial representatives. DoE Awards $64M in Funding to Groups Using Genomics to Study Plants, Microbes The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits. Stanford Team Uses Imputation Approach to Uncover Thousands of New Microbiome Proteins Premium Researchers focused on using existing computational methods to fill in gaps in the human microbiome without reference genomes. Jan 18, 2017 Largest Poplar Tree SNP Dataset Presented at PAG Conference Nov 15, 2016 Nvidia Partners With NCI, DOE on Cancer Research Supercomputer Mar 3, 2016 NCI, DOE Partner to Provide Supercomputing Infrastructure, Other Resources for Cancer Research Premium Nov 12, 2015 USDA, DOE to Award $4M in Funding for Genomic-Based Biofuel Research Jun 25, 2015 JGI Researchers Develop Automated Protocol to Decontaminate Microbial Sequences Premium Jun 19, 2015 US Energy Department Provides $30M for Sorghum Crop Development Feb 25, 2015 JGI, Stanford Tap Spiral's Software for Energy Research, Variant Detection Jul 17, 2014 DOE, USDA Pump $12.6M into Bioenergy, Feedstock Genomics Projects Dec 13, 2013 USDA, DOE Award $8M in Joint Bioenergy Genomics Grants Apr 5, 2013 DOE's $375M for Bioenergy Centers Fuels Genomics and Systems Bio Science Apr 4, 2013 FASEB Seeks Budget Bump at NIH, Fed Agencies to Regain Lost Ground Jul 26, 2012 DOE, USDA Pump $10M into Bioenergy Genomics Projects Dec 15, 2011 House Votes to Extend, Expand SBIR Program Nov 21, 2011 DOE, USDA to Offer Funds for Biomass Genomics Oct 14, 2011 WUSTL Wins DOE Funds to Lead Biofuel Research Project Aug 31, 2011 DOE's Argonne Lab Plans $34.5M Protein Crystallization Facility Aug 12, 2011 DOE, USDA Award $12.2M for Biofuel Genomics Jul 14, 2011 DOE Starts Systems Biology Knowledgebase Collaboration May 10, 2011 Florida Lands $5.4M for Sorghum Fuels Oct 19, 2010 University of Oklahoma to Study Tundra, Grassland Metagenomics Load More Breaking News Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gene Mutations Point to Possible Therapeutic Strategy Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Massachusetts COVID-19 Testing Firm Mainz Biomed Taps DCN Dx to Aid European Study of Enhanced ColoAlert Assay Parse Biosciences Partners With Research Instruments for Southeast Asia Distribution Thermo Fisher, Oncocyte Ink Development, Comarketing Deal for Cancer IVDs Yourgene Health Enters Three-Year £5M Term Loan Facility The Scan And a Fourth? A fourth dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in an Israeli study increased antibody levels but did not prevent Omicron variant infections, according to the Financial Times. For Better Science Software A virtual institute funded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's philanthropy aims to lure software engineers to academia, Science reports. Recommendation Explanations The New York Times writes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is straining to both make and explain decisions based on limited information. Genome Research Papers on De Novo Mutation Rates, Polyploid Genotyping, Oncogene Epigenomic Translocation In Genome Research this week: de novo mutations rates in hemoglobin subunits, analysis of variant calling methods for polyploid plants, and more.