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13-Feb-2006 Press Release

Genomics-Based Vaccine Could Prevent Deadly Cattle Disease

Every year, East Coast fever destroys the small farmer's dream of escaping poverty in Africa. Killing more than a million cattle and costing some $200 million annually, this tick-borne disease rages across a dozen countries in...[more]

06-Feb-2006 Press Release

The J. Craig Venter Institute, The University of Washington, and The Johns Hopkins University Initiate Resequencing and Genotyping Projects to Help Identify Critical Disease Pathways

Research is Part of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Complimentary Resequencing and Genotyping Program[more]

01-Jan-2006 Press Release

2006 Summer Fellowship/Internship Information and application now available

PRESS RELEASE 2006 Summer Fellowship/Internship Information and application now available (Deadline is March 1)[more]

21-Dec-2005 Press Release

Breaking the Mold: Research Teams Sequence Three Fungus Genomes

From garden compost to forest greenery, the mold Aspergillus fumigatus lurks across much of the world. Now, in the December 22 issue of the journal Nature, TIGR scientists and their collaborators report the mold's sequenced...[more]

07-Dec-2005 Press Release

How Do Boxers Differ From Poodles? Researchers Collar Genomes.

As any dog lover knows, no two breeds are identical. Some dogs are perfect for sloppy kisses. Others make fierce guardians. Still others resemble tiny, fluffy toys. Now, two new studies by scientists at The Institute for Genomic...[more]

02-Dec-2005 Press Release

Poison + Water = Hydrogen. New Microbial Genome Shows How.

New Microbial Genome Shows How "Take a pot of scalding water, remove all the oxygen, mix in a bit of poisonous carbon monoxide, and add a pinch of hydrogen gas. It sounds like a recipe for a witch's brew. It may be, but it is...[more]

02-Dec-2005 Press Release

A Salty Tale: New Bacterial Genome Sequenced From Ancient Salterns

Tourists in Spain often stop to ogle the country's many saltwater lagoons, used to produce salt since Roman times. Scientists, too, admire these saltern crystallizers — and even more so, the microbes that manage to survive in...[more]

05-Oct-2005 Press Release

First Big Influenza Genome Study Reveals Flu Evolution

On the eve of the 2005-06 flu season, scientists at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) have captured influenza evolution in action. In a study published in this week's journal Nature, the researchers report the first...[more]

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