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21-Feb-2007 Press Release

2,000 influenza virus genomes now completed and publicly accessible

Information critical to developing treatments and vaccines[more]

11-Jan-2007 Press Release

TIGR Researchers Reveal Tricks of Common Sexually Transmitted Infection

PRESS RELEASE TIGR Researchers Reveal Tricks of Common Sexually Transmitted Infection January 11, 2007 It's the world's most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection. There are an estimated 8 million...[more]

21-Dec-2006 Collaborator Release

Of Jaws and Man

Initial decoding of elephant shark genome helps uncover ancient DNA in human genome[more]

30-Nov-2006 Press Release

New! A Eukaryotic Annotation Training Course is being offered for the first time at TIGR.

PRESS RELEASE New!  A Eukaryotic Annotation Training Course is being offered for the first time at TIGR.   The course is designed to inform the research community and educators about the methods and...[more]

16-Oct-2006 Press Release

The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), J. Craig Venter Institute, J. Craig Venter Science Foundation Consolidate into one Organization — the J. Craig Venter Institute

Research organization formerly known as Venter Institute is renamed The Center for the Advancement of Genomics (TCAG) Claire Fraser-Liggett, Ph.D., is TIGR Division President, Robert Strausberg, Ph.D., is named President of...[more]

04-Oct-2006 Collaborator Release

X Prize Foundation Announces Largest Medical Prize in History

$10 Million Archon X PRIZE for Genomics Challenges Private Companies to Map 100 Human Genomes in 10 Days[more]

27-Sep-2006 Press Release

His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, to Tour J. Craig Venter Institute

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, to Tour J. Craig Venter Institute ROCKVILLE, MD — September 27, 2006 — The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) today announced that His...[more]

28-Aug-2006 Press Release

What's Shaped Like a Pear and Has Two Genomes? Check The Pond.

Amid the murky water, you'd probably notice an oddly furry, pear-shaped organism gliding along — and gobbling up everything in its path. This tiny predator has a big name--Tetrahymena thermophila--and a big fan club among...[more]

25-Aug-2006 Press Release

Surf's Up — And One Coastal Microbe Has Adapted

California beachgoers may look lazy. But just a few miles off shore, scientists have discovered that a common coastal strain of cyanobacteria works diligently tothrive in choppy, polluted waters. In a study in this week's early...[more]

16-Aug-2006 Press Release

Comparative sequence analysis of S. pneumoniae TIGR 4 and a set of diverse S. pneumoniae strains.

PRESS RELEASE Comparative sequence analysis of S. pneumoniae TIGR 4 and a set of diverse S. pneumoniae strains. August 16, 2006 The NIAID sponsored Pathogen Functional Genomics Resource Center (PFGRC) (NIAID...[more]

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