Genetics

Scientists Analyze Whole Genome Sequence of Water Buffalo, Cattle for Domestication Signatures

7 hours ago   |   ISAAA

A team of scientists from the Roslin Institute of the University of Edinburgh analyzed the genomes of 7 water buffalo and 13 cattle breeds from around the world to identify...
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The genome of Cleistogenes songorica provides a blueprint for functional dissection of dimorphic flower differentiation and drought adaptability

9 hours ago   |   Wiley

Summary Cleistogenes songorica is a desert grass with a unique dimorphic flowering mechanism and an ability to survive extreme drought. Little is known about the genetics...
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New drug candidate found for hand, foot and mouth disease

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have identified a potential drug candidate against enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and young children. The compound of...
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DTx Pharma Receives New Funding Grant to Advance RNA-based Therapeutic Programs for Charcot-Marie Tooth

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

CMT is a genetic rare disease driven by the duplication of the PMP22 gene- SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - DTx Pharma, Inc. , a privately-held biotechnology company...
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Retrophin: Director, Genetic Epidemiology

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

Retrophin: At Retrophin, our mission is to identify, develop and deliver life-changing therapies to people living with rare disease. Giving patients a chance, pr San Diego...
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Elucidation and genetic intervention of CO 2 concentration mechanism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii for increased plant primary productivity

1 day ago   |   Journal of Biosciences   |   2 articles

Abstract The rising global population is forcing the need for adapting alternative sustainable technologies for enhanced crop productivity. The CO 2 Concentration Mechanisms...
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An update and perspectives on the use of promoters in plant genetic engineering

1 day ago   |   Journal of Biosciences   |   2 articles

Abstract Genetically engineered plants have varied applications in agriculture for enhancing the values of food and feed. Genetic engineering aims to introduce selected genetic...
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RNA silencing technology: A boon for crop improvement

1 day ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract RNA interference is a powerful tool for gene silencing in different organisms, including plants. It is being used in functional genomics to decipher the function of...
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Scientists predict economically important traits of crops

1 day ago   |   Phys

Researchers from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University have developed a new mathematical model to predict economic performance of crops. It can assist breeders...
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New research identifies genetic factors contributing to small body size in dogs

1 day ago   |   Phys

When a beautiful pup has a dental problem, it's time to call a veterinarian. But when it runs in the family, researchers take the case.
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Berkeley Team Plays Key Role in Analysis of Particle Interactions That...

Berkeley Team Plays Key Role in Analysis of Particle Interactions That Produce Matter From Light

This image shows a reconstruction of a particle event at CERN's ATLAS detector that produced W bosons from photons, which are particles of light. Researchers at the U.S... Read more ...

Tau-Targeting Alzheimer's Drug from AC Immune, Roche Fails in Phase 2

Tau-Targeting Alzheimer's Drug from AC Immune, Roche Fails in Phase 2

An Alzheimer's disease drug from partners AC Immune and Roche has failed a mid-stage clinical trial, adding another compound to the list of experimental therapies that have... Read more ...

Athira CEO Kawas: Alzheimer's Drug Aims for “Recovery of Brain Function”

Athira CEO Kawas: Alzheimer's Drug Aims for “Recovery of Brain Function”

The key to Athira Pharma's approach to Alzheimer's disease is already inside each of us: a repair mechanism that can regenerate damaged neurons. What's needed to begin the... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Firms Seek Clarity on FDA Exclusivity, Orphan Designations

Gene Therapy Firms Seek Clarity on FDA Exclusivity, Orphan Designations

Gene therapy product developers are seeking more clarity from the US Food and Drug Administration on when viral vectors from the same class will be considered sufficiently... Read more ...

Checkmate, Chromosome 8: The First End-to-End Sequence of a Human Autosome

Checkmate, Chromosome 8: The First End-to-End Sequence of a Human Autosome

Even in the field of genomics where new breakthroughs occur every few months, completion of the first-ever fully sequenced human autosome is a momentous achievement. Highly... Read more ...

Senior Analyst/Programmer II - Remote Role

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to lead database or statistical programming activities and provide end to end programming support in planning, specifying... Read more ...

Knockoff Boosted Tree for Model-Free Variable Selection

AbstractMotivationThe recently proposed knockoff filter is a general framework for controlling the false discovery rate when performing variable selection. This powerful new... Read more ...

IsoResolve: Predicting Splice Isoform Functions by Integrating Gene and...

AbstractMotivationHigh resolution annotation of gene functions is a central goal in functional genomics. A single gene may produce multiple isoforms with different functions... Read more ...

Bedtk: Finding Interval Overlap with Implicit Interval Tree

AbstractSummaryWe present bedtk, a new toolkit for manipulating genomic intervals in the BED format. It supports sorting, merging, intersection, subtraction and the calculation... Read more ...

Prioritizing transcriptomic and epigenomic experiments by using an...

AbstractMotivationSuccessful science often involves not only performing experiments well, but also choosing well among many possible experiments. In a hypothesis generation... Read more ...