The tests will be based on Agena's MassArray system and commercialized by CapitalBio for agricultural and related sectors in China and other regions.
Some customers have already been able to access the low-cost, low-plex genotyping solution as a service since Affy acquired Eureka last year.
CyVerse, the developers believe, better expresses the platform's capacity to provide data management and computation to researchers across multiple scientific disciplines.
Data presented at the Plant and Animal Genome conference points to genome-wide association study potential in bananas, despite the plant's genetic complexity.
The team will employ reverse vaccinology coupled with high-throughput genomics approaches, such as RNA-seq, to deliver the new vaccines within four years.
The German startup is building a business around providing bioinformatics analysis services to large agricultural biotechnology companies.
The company, a spinoff from the University of Tübingen and a Max Planck Institute, offers bioinformatics services for high-throughput sequencing data to the plant breeding industry.
Affymetrix has created a new custom genotyping array for the project, which aims to increase rice production for small farms in Africa and Asia.
The effort brings together gene banks, researchers, plant breeders, and big data experts, all of whom will use genomics to unlock crop diversity.
Following variant discovery by next-generation sequencing, Illumina will design a custom SNP array for the project.
NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.
According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.
A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.
In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.