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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Davis, has purchased an Irys single-molecule DNA mapping system from BioNano Genomics, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The African Orphan Crops Consortium today launched the African Plant Breeding Academy to train 250 plant breeders and technicians in genomics and marker-assisted selection for crop improvement over a five-year period.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Infection with the citrus disease huanglongbing wreaks havoc on both plants' ability to regulate their sugar metabolism and their hormonal networks, according to a study appearing in PLOS One yesterday.

This article was originally published Sept. 16.
BGI earlier this month opened [email protected], its next-generation sequencing facility at the University of California, Davis.

The 100K Genome Project has added 20 newly completed genome sequences of foodborne pathogens generated using Pacific Biosciences' single-molecule sequencing technology to the National Center for Biotechnology Information's public database.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Both natural and artificial selection have taken their toll on tomato transcriptomes, researchers led by Julin Maloof from the University of California, Davis, reported yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Modern Europeans, even ones who live in different regions of the continent, share a number of genetic common ancestors from the past 2,000 years, according to a PLOS Biology paper that appeared online yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Some plants, especially angiosperms, have monstrously large genomes, posing a unique set of problems for which researchers conducting plant genomic studies have developed a number of clever solutions.

Pacific Biosciences' single-molecule sequencing technology will be used to create assembled genomes of at least 1,000 pathogen genomes as part of the 100K Genome Project led by the University of California, Davis; Agilent Technologies; and the US Food and Drug Administration.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences said today that researchers at the University of California, Davis, will use the PacBio RS sequencer to support the 100K Genome Project, a multi-partner effort to sequence the genomes of 100,000 foodborne pathogens.

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US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.