University of Colorado at Boulder

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder led an effort to develop a CRISPR/Cas9-based genome-wide engineering platform for E. coli and yeast. 

A citizen science-enabled project made it possible to document arthropod diversity from more than 700 homes across the continental US.

Mitochondrial sequences and radiocarbon data on dozens of Patagonian samples suggest Ice Age megafauna disappeared a thousand or more years after humans arrived.

Researchers used targeted sequencing to assess bacterial and fungal phylotypes in dust samples from roughly 1,200 American homes.

In an effort to organize a human microbiome project and to engage participants in the results, a small team of researchers affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco, has launched the uBiome project.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, researchers reported on results from a comparison of

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of scientists based at several institutions in the US and beyond are getting set to kick off a crowdsourcing study called the "American Gut Project," aimed at assessing gut microbial communities in 10,000 or more individuals in the US in relation to their diet

Eppendorf will help the EMP pilot laboratories develop automated protocols for DNA extraction and library preparation from environmental samples using its epMotion automated pipetting system.

The company is collaborating with Argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the University of Colorado at Boulder to develop automated protocols for DNA extraction and library preparation workflows.

A University of Colorado research team has shown that bacterial communities found on objects that an individual touches are more similar to the communities found on his or her hands than on the hands of other individuals.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.