plant genomics Ag-Bio Firm KeyGene Partners With Annogen to Study Non-Coding DNA in Plant Breeding The companies will use Annogen's SuRE technology, which screens entire genomes for mutations that affect the activity of promoters and enhancers. NRGene Looks to Royalty-Based Partnerships in Wake of IPO Premium The Israeli bioinformatics firm is also mulling an expansion into human genetics. Precision Biomonitoring, AgriSeq Form Strategic Alliance The companies will combine their respective technologies to offer genomic services for the plant and animal breeding sectors. Evogene, TMG Ink Pest-Resistant Soybean Development Deal Evogene and Tropical Melhoramento & Genetica aim to develop non-genetically-modified nematode-resistant soybeans using CRISPR genome editing. Newly Funded Genome Canada Projects Focus on Proteomics, Rare Disease, Crop Genomics Premium Genome Canada and its partners recently funded two new initiatives with C$255 that will back precision medicine, genomics, and technology development. Jan 15, 2018 SNP Study Squeezes French Wine Clues From Ancient Grape Seeds Sep 14, 2017 Ginkgo Bioworks, Bayer to Invest $100M in New Agbio Company Apr 18, 2017 VHL Signs Norwegian Distribution Agreement Mar 9, 2017 Illumina, IMPLAD Partner to Sequence Medicinal Plants Jan 16, 2017 KeyGene Inks New Licensing Agreements With Phenome, U Minnesota Dec 14, 2016 VirusDetect Enables Computational Analysis of sRNA Data for Plant, Animal Pathogen ID Premium Jul 18, 2016 Arabidopsis Studies Tap 1,001 Genomes Data to Explore Genomic, Epigenomic, Speciation History Jan 27, 2016 Seagrass Genome Elucidates How Flowering Plant Re-adapted to Marine Environment Jan 14, 2016 Rebranding Reflects iPlant Platform's Growing Popularity in the Life Sciences, Other Domains Premium Dec 3, 2015 Novogene, International Center for Tropical Agriculture Partner to Construct Cassava Pan-Genome Nov 17, 2015 Computomics Looks to Expand Plant Genome Analysis Service in North America Premium Nov 5, 2015 German Plant Bioinformatics Startup Computomics Raises €500,000 From VC Investor Sep 4, 2015 New DivSeek Initiative to Encourage Genomic Characterization of Seed Bank Holdings Premium Jul 29, 2015 Calyxt Licenses Plant Gene-Targeting IP from U of Minnesota Jul 28, 2015 Global Ag-Bio Organization Collaborates with Novogene on Potato Sequencing Project Nov 24, 2014 Genome Sequencing Sows Seeds for Understanding, Conserving Orchids Jul 22, 2014 Evogene, Marrone Bio Collaborate to Control Insects Dec 3, 2013 African Plant Breeding Academy Will Sequence 100 Traditional Food Crops Nov 26, 2013 Evogene Closes US IPO, Raising $84.8M Nov 21, 2013 Evogene Raises Nearly $74M in US IPO Load More Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.