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The offspring of trout raised in hatcheries express genes involved in wound healing, immune response, and metabolism at different levels than the offspring of wild-raised fish.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Plant scientists from the US and the Czech Republic have developed a targeted sequencing and genome skimming strategy aimed at assessing both low-copy plant genes and high-copy genetic elements such as sequences encoded in plant organelles.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has provided $10 million for two programs at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Oregon State University to develop public data resources containing genomic information about important crop plants, such as corn, rice, wheat, barley, and

China's BGI and Oregon State University are collaborating to sequence the genomes and transcriptomes of nine Phytophthora plant pathogens, the partners said this week.

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Brett Tyler will join Oregon State University in December as director of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (see news brief here

OSU will have access to Dow's Exzact Precision Technology to make changes to essential genes for flowering and reproduction in trees.

Using a combination of Illumina, Roche 454, and Life Tech's SOLiD sequencing, an international research team has sequenced and started analyzing a draft version of the woodland strawberry genome.

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Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.