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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]

12-Sep-2002 Press Release

Study Identifies Genetic Variation In Tuberculosis Strains

A TIGR comparison of the whole genomes of two strains of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis has found a surprising number of differences, indicating that genetic variation may be more extensive among Mycobacterium...[more]

04-Sep-2002 Press Release

TIGR Offers Genomics Course

TIGR's genomics course for educators, which is designed to give high school biology teachers a thorough understanding of genomics, will be offered on Saturdays this fall, starting on October 19th.[more]

26-Aug-2002 Press Release

Sequence Provides Insights Into An Emerging Pathogen's Virulence Mechanism, Allowing for Vaccine Development

An analysis of the whole genome sequence of Streptococcus agalactiae serotype V provides valuable insights into the virulence mechanism of the pathogen, which is a leading cause of pneumonia and meningitis in newborns and the...[more]

15-Aug-2002 Press Release

TIGR, IBEA, and TCAG to Create New High-Throughput Genomic Sequencing Facility

The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives (IBEA) and The Center for the Advancement of Genomics (TCAG), all not-for-profit organizations supported by the J. Craig Venter Science...[more]

15-Aug-2002 Press Release

TIGR, IBEA, and TCAG to Create New High-Throughput Genomic Sequencing Facility

Center will be test bed for latest DNA sequencing and computing technology Human sequencing to be conducted to better understand genetic variation[more]

05-Aug-2002 Press Release

Mapping the Mouse Genome

An international research consortium that includes TIGR has published a comprehensive physical map of the mouse genome that provides an important resource for biomedical researchers. The TIGR team, led by Shaying Zhao, sequenced...[more]

26-Jul-2002 Press Release

TIGR's informatics group today posted the third major release (3.0) of the genome annotation for the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana

PRESS RELEASE TIGR's informatics group today posted the third major release (3.0) of the genome annotation for the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. The new release contains the annotation for...[more]

01-Jul-2002 Press Release

TIGR investigators announced today that they have determined the complete genome sequence of a green-sulfur bacterium, Chlorobium tepidum

PRESS RELEASE TIGR investigators announced today that they have determined the complete genome sequence of a green-sulfur bacterium, Chlorobium tepidum, which offers important...[more]

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