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02-Dec-2002 Press Release

U.S. - German Research Consortium Sequences Genome of Versatile Soil Microbe

Researchers at TIGR and in Germany have sequenced the genome of a versatile soil bacterium, Pseudomonas putida, which has potential for use in remediating organic pollutants and in promoting plant growth. The sequence analysis...[more]

21-Nov-2002 Press Release

IBEA Receives $3 Million Dept. of Energy Grant for Synthetic Genome Development

Hamilton Smith, M.D., Nobel Laureate, Named Scientific Director of IBEA[more]

20-Nov-2002 Press Release

Exploring Bacterial Branches of the Tree of Life

In an ambitious "phylogenomics" project, TIGR scientists have received an NSF grant to use whole genome sequence analysis to better understand the phylogenetic relationships among major bacterial groups.[more]

19-Nov-2002 Press Release

Announcing the release of two packages useful in the analysis of shotgun sequence assembly data

PRESS RELEASE Announcing the release of two packages useful in the analysis of shotgun sequence assembly data: Bambus 2.0 - general purpose scaffolding tool ta2ace 1.1 -...[more]

07-Nov-2002 Press Release

TIGR evolutionary biologist Jonathan Eisen has been named as one of Esquire magazine's "Best and Brightest" innovators.

TIGR evolutionary biologist Jonathan Eisen has been named as one of Esquire magazine's "Best and Brightest" innovators. The list of 43 "emerging leaders who are reshaping our world" -- including nine scientists -- appears in the...[more]

07-Oct-2002 Press Release

TIGR Cracks Genome of Potential Bioremediation Agent

Scientists at TIGR and their collaborators have deciphered the genome sequence of the bacterium Shewanella oneidensis, which has great potential as a bioremediation agent to remove toxic metals such as chromium and uranium from...[more]

02-Oct-2002 Press Release

Scientists Decipher Genetic Code of Malaria Parasite

In a landmark contribution to the battle against malaria, scientists at TIGR and two other sequencing centers have deciphered the complex genetic code of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that causes the deadliest form of the...[more]

26-Sep-2002 Press Release

Fraser Wins Lawrence Award

Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham announced today that TIGR's president and director, Claire M. Fraser, Ph.D., will receive the E.O. Lawrence Award for her "contributions to genome analysis technology, its extension to the...[more]

23-Sep-2002 Press Release

Towards the $1,000 Genome: "Hot Topic" Added to TIGR Genome Conference

The potential for new genome sequencing technologies will be the focus of a newly added "hot topic" panel discussion - "The Future of Sequencing: Towards the $1,000 Genome" - that will be part of the opening plenary session of...[more]

23-Sep-2002 Press Release

Genome of Potential Bioterror Agent Sequenced; Highlights Similarities Between Animal, Plant Pathogens

Scientists at TIGR, in collaboration with colleagues at three other research institutes, have determined the complete genomic sequence of Brucella suis, a bacterial pathogen and potential bioterrorism agent that could be targeted...[more]

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