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02-Oct-2003 Press Release

TIGR, NIAID Sign $65 Million Microbial Sequencing Contract

TIGR has signed a five-year, $65 million contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to sequence and analyze the genomes of pathogenic microbes and invertebrate vectors of infectious diseases...[more]

25-Sep-2003 Press Release

Dog Genome Published by Researchers at TIGR, TCAG

A study of the dog genome by TIGR and TCAG scientists, using 1.5X sequence coverage (6.22 million reads), asserts that partial shotgun-genome sequencing provides a useful, cost-effective way to analyze large genomes. The analysis...[more]

25-Sep-2003 Press Release

UCSD-TCAG Collaboration to Focus on Transformation of Genome-Based Knowledge Into Health Benefits

PRESS RELEASE UCSD-TCAG Collaboration to Focus on Transformation of Genome-Based Knowledge Into Health Benefits LA JOLLA, Ca., Sept. 25 (AScribe Newswire) -- The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and The Center for...[more]

25-Sep-2003 Press Release

Dog Genome Published by Researchers at TIGR, TCAG

New technique, partial shotgun-genome sequencing at 1.5X coverage (6.22 million reads) of genome, provides a useful, cost-effective way to increase number of large genomes analyzed Analysis reveals that 650 million base pairs...[more]

23-Sep-2003 Press Release

J. Craig Venter Science Foundation Announces $500,000 Technology Prize for Advances Leading to the $1,000 Human Genome

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE J. Craig Venter Science Foundation Announces $500,000 Technology Prize for Advances Leading to the $1,000 Human Genome ROCKVILLE, MD (September 23, 2003). The J. Craig Venter Science...[more]

12-Sep-2003 Press Release

Genomics Conference Expands Focus To New Frontiers of Research

The expansion of the genomics revolution into medicine, the environment, systems biology and other scientific fields will dominate discussions among leading scientists at the 15th International Genome Sequencing and Analysis...[more]

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]

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