animal genomics Fauna Bio Gets $373K NIH Grant to Study Animal Genomes for Potential Drug Targets The company is studying hibernating animals to see if their genomes contain novel biological pathways that could be exploited to counteract complex human diseases. NRGene Looks to Royalty-Based Partnerships in Wake of IPO Premium The Israeli bioinformatics firm is also mulling an expansion into human genetics. NRGene Completes $30.6M IPO The Israeli company, which specializes in informatics and AI for agricultural and livestock genomics, is trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. New Rhesus Macaque Reference Genome Holds Potential for Human Disease, Evolution Research The researchers, who also performed whole-genome sequencing on 853 macaques, found new lineage-specific genes and expanded gene families in the monkeys. American Mastodon Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Multiple Lineages According to the study, two distinct clades arose within the species at different times, supporting a pattern of repeated expansion and localized extinction. Aug 7, 2020 Researchers Use CRISPR-Cas13 Platform to Interrogate Gene Function in Animal Embryos Jan 9, 2020 Neogen, Gencove Form Animal Genomics Alliance Jul 3, 2019 Precision Biomonitoring, AgriSeq Form Strategic Alliance Mar 28, 2019 Schizophrenia Genes Prioritized in Zebrafish Mutant Study Jan 2, 2019 Neogen Acquires Canadian Animal Genomics Firm Delta Genomics Dec 21, 2018 As Dog Genetic Testing Booms, Calls for Regulation Grow Louder Premium Apr 18, 2018 Low Paternal Genetic Diversity in Domestic Horses Likely Due to Selective Breeding Jan 11, 2018 Mars Petcare Acquires Genoscoper Laboratories Sep 27, 2017 Dog DNA Testing Market Grows As Vendors Target Consumers, Breeders, Vets Jul 18, 2017 Embark Veterinary Raises $4.5M Jun 8, 2017 Paleogenomic Analysis Places Ancient Eurasian Elephant Within African Lineages Apr 18, 2017 VHL Signs Norwegian Distribution Agreement Jan 30, 2017 Genomic Modeling Tool for Species Discovery Overestimates Biodiversity Jan 18, 2017 Rhinoceros Genome Developments Debut at PAG Conference Mar 15, 2016 Consumer Startup Embark Veterinary to Debut Canine DNA Test Premium Jan 14, 2016 Rebranding Reflects iPlant Platform's Growing Popularity in the Life Sciences, Other Domains Premium Jan 12, 2016 Bio-Genesys Signs Deal to Use Affy Technology in Ag Genotyping Services Oct 23, 2015 BGI, G10K Set Goals for Next Stage in Animal Sequencing Collaboration Aug 26, 2015 Irish Cattle Breeding Federation Teams With Illumina to Genotype More Than 2M Animals Jul 23, 2015 Analysis of Kiwi Genome Provides Clues to Nocturnal Adaptation Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.