NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team led by investigators at the Michigan State University and the University of Kentucky have sequenced and assembled the genome of sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, using the sequence to begin refining their understanding of vertebrate evolution. Their work was published online yesterday in Nature Genetics.

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Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

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