New sequencing technologies will play a major role in the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute’s 2009 Community Sequencing Program, announced last week, as the institute transitions from Sanger sequencing to second-generation platforms.
 
The institute selected 44 projects for next year’s CSP, which accounts for more than half of JGI’s sequencing activities. Sixteen projects are devoted to eukaryotes, 17 to bacteria and archaea, and 11 to metagenomes.
 

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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