JGI 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. Genome-Wide Mutant Screen in Bacteria Helps Annotate Thousands of Genes With Unknown Function The researchers proposed specific functions for transporters, enzymes, and uncharacterized protein families and identified several potential DNA repair proteins. Citrus Genomics, Phylogenetics Traces Fruits' Origins Researchers also used citrus genomes to untangle their relationships and suggest new taxonomic classifications. JGI-Led Team Doubles Number of Bacteria, Archaea Type Strains The researchers have published more than a thousand reference genomes that fill phylogenetic gaps in the tree of life. Q&A: New JGI Director Discusses Plans to Engage With Industry, Focus on Systems Biology Premium Nigel Mouncey joined the JGI in March from Dow AgroSciences and is interested in broadening the user base and scope of JGI's research. Jan 17, 2017 Southern Ocean Diatom Genome Hints at Extreme Environment Adaptations Oct 21, 2016 Tetraploid African Clawed Frog Genome Shows Unequal Evolution Aug 17, 2016 Global Viral Diversity Study Results in 16-Fold Increase in Number of Known Viral Genes Apr 18, 2016 Better Biofuels Could Result From Harnessing Plant Genomics Technologies Premium Feb 19, 2016 JGI Researchers Use PacBio Sequencing to Create High-Resolution Phylogenetic Profiles for Microbes Premium Jan 27, 2016 Hot Spring Metagenomic Sequences Reveal New Bacterial Phylum Nov 18, 2015 Acorn Worm Genome Sequencing Provides Insight Into Ancestral Animal Group Aug 11, 2015 JGI to Grant $1.2M to Genomic Technology Projects Jun 25, 2015 JGI Researchers Develop Automated Protocol to Decontaminate Microbial Sequences Premium Apr 1, 2015 Researchers Develop Raman Spectroscopy Method to Sort Active Cells for Single-cell Sequencing Mar 31, 2015 JGI Focuses on New Technology; Moves Beyond Sequencing to Functional Annotation, Synthetic Biology Premium Mar 31, 2015 At ABRF, Metagenomic Approaches Offer Glimpse of Microbial Makeup, Role in Environment Feb 25, 2015 JGI, Stanford Tap Spiral's Software for Energy Research, Variant Detection Oct 2, 2014 DOE's Joint Genome Institute Selects 2015 Community Science Sequencing Projects Jun 11, 2014 International Team Reports on Initial Findings from Eucalyptus Genome Mar 25, 2014 JGI Aims to Move Beyond Sequencing, Become 'Cutting Edge' Genomics Facility Premium Nov 26, 2013 International Team Sequences Fungal Species Known for Plant Root Symbiosis Jul 15, 2013 Hundreds of Microbial Genomes Sequenced by Single-Cell Genomics May 16, 2013 JGI Funds Partners Developing Enabling Technologies for Energy-related, Environmental Genomics Apr 2, 2013 At JGI User Meeting, Single-Cell Approaches Shed Light on Candidate Phyla Premium Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.