animal genomics Dovetail Genomics Partners With Wildlife Conservation Group Revive & Restore on Sequencing Effort The partners aim to sequence and assemble genomes for 15 endangered species, including the Banggai cardinalfish. 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. Sep 1, 2020 American Mastodon Mitochondrial Genomes Reveal Multiple Lineages 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 Load More Breaking News GenXys, Helix Partner to Provide Clinical Decision Support for PGx Testing Persephone Biosciences, Janssen Biotech Ink Biomarker Discovery Agreement Personal Genome Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic Join Forces to Advance Liquid Biopsy PhenoTips Raises C$2.5M in Seed Funding Fauna Bio Raises $9M in Seed Money Phosphorus Wins Conditional New York State Approval for GeneCompass Consumer Test The Scan Two J&J Doses Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports. Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post. Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.