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Interviews with some of the leading academics in the field of crop research revealed a preference for NGS and genotyping-by-sequencing, in particular.

The agricultural genomics firm has raised money from new and existing investors to fund research and development and the commercial launch of its first product.

Terraced Rice Fields in Vietnam

TGAC scientists will work with researchers in Vietnam to use genomics to help rice battle climate change, emerging pathogens, and urban development.

Researchers moved one step closer to a whole reference genome for barley by successfully sequencing the largest gene-rich section to date.

 

Access to the full genome map is expected to boost efforts to develop more resistant, higher-yield varieties of wheat.

The project aims to sequence nine different taxa of cultivated potato and one closely-related wild species to facilitate the production of improved varieties of the crop.

The company has signed an agreement for the purchase and sale of 1,200,000 shares of common stock.

Under the agreement, customers will be able to purchase GeneSeek Genomic Profiler SNP arrays from Illumina, initially for genotyping cattle, pigs, and horses.

The 3000 Rice Genomes Project will use DNANexus' platform in effort to improve nutrition, climate tolerance, and disease resistance in rice.

Registered users of the IBP will have access to a range of genotyping services through LGS.

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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.