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18-Aug-2003 Press Release

Scientists Decipher Genome of Model Plant Pathogen

TIGR scientists and collaborators have deciphered and analyzed the genome of a model plant pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato, shedding new light on the molecular mechanisms by which the bacterium infects plants and adapts...[more]

23-Jun-2003 Press Release

Affymetrix, TIGR and NIAID Join Forces to Fight SARS Virus

A new GeneChip® array from Affymetrix, Inc., that aims to catalyze research into the SARS virus is being made available to the research community through an innovative collaboration involving partners in the government,...[more]

23-Jun-2003 Press Release

MdBioLab Forms Coalition With Other Mobile Bioscience Labs

In an innovative effort to help high school bioscience labs keep pace with fast-moving research advances, the TIGR-supported MdBioLab and three other mobile bioscience labs announced Monday that they are forming the MobileLabs...[more]

05-Jun-2003 Press Release

Twice as Many Predicted Genes in "Finished" Rice Chromosome

The smallest rice chromosome has nearly twice as many predicted genes as the draft DNA sequence had indicated, according to a new study by researchers at TIGR and collaborators. The "finished" sequence and analysis of rice...[more]

29-May-2003 Press Release

Genomic-Based Prospective Medicine Collaboration Announced by Duke University Medical Center and The Center for the Advancement of Genomics

Groups will work together to create the first genomic-based, prospective medicine practice utilizing correlations between comprehensive genomic and medical data relevant to prediction, early detection and prevention of disease[more]

12-May-2003 Press Release

TIGR International Travel Fellowships

The Institute for Genomic Research is pleased to announce its new International Travel Fellowship. The Fellowship is designed to provide established researchers from developing countries with an interest in computational genomics...[more]

30-Apr-2003 Press Release

Anthrax: "A Soil Bug Gone Bad"

Scientists at TIGR and collaborators have deciphered the genome of the notorious Ames strain of the bacterium that causes anthrax, Bacillus anthracis. It is the first anthrax strain to be completely sequenced and analyzed.[more]

29-Apr-2003 Press Release

Genomic Sequencing and Analysis Conference

Genomic medicine, systems biology and "New Frontiers in Sequencing Technology" are among the hot topics to be discussed at TIGR's 15th International Genome Sequencing and Analysis Conference (GSAC XV), which will gather a wide...[more]

24-Apr-2003 Press Release

Strausberg, Leading Genomic Scientist, to Become TIGR's V.P. for Research

Genomics innovator Robert L. Strausberg, who directs the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Cancer Genomics Office, has been named as TIGR's Vice President for Research. Strausberg has played an important role in the development...[more]

24-Apr-2003 Press Release

Energy Department Awards $9 Million for Energy Related Genomic Research

Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives to Explore and Develop Clean Energy and Environmental Alternatives[more]

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