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Daily News on Genomics


High-resolution lineage tracking reveals travelling wave of adaptation in laboratory yeast

2019-11-13 00:00:00 UTC

High-resolution lineage tracking reveals travelling wave of adaptation in laboratory yeastA renewable barcoding system reveals the evolutionary dynamics of laboratory budding yeast, showing that fitness changes over time in a travelling wave of adaptation that can fluctuate owing to leapfrogging events. Read more at Nature.com

A Star ProfessorAnd Her Radical, AI-Powered Plan To Discover New Drugs[To top]

2019-11-11 11:30:13 UTC

A Star ProfessorAnd Her Radical, AI-Powered Plan To Discover New DrugsCan a giant pile of data beat human expertise in the design of miracle drugs? Daphne Koller and her startup Insitro may come up with a surprising answer. Read more at Forbes.com

Did disease buy time before Neanderthal extinction?[To top]

2019-11-11 13:33:49 UTC

Did disease buy time before Neanderthal extinction?A new theory about Neanderthal extinction points to disease transmission as the culpritboth for their end, and for why it came about so slowly. Read more at Futurity.org

InfiniteIO Application Accelerator: Delivering performance improvements for critical apps[To top]

2019-11-20 02:30:06 UTC

placeholder imgInfiniteIO, the worlds fastest metadata platform to reduce application latency, announced the new Application Accelerator, which delivers dramatic performance improvements for critical applications by processing file metadata independently from on-premises s Read more at Helpnetsecurity.com

Every butterfly in the United States and Canada now has a genome sequence[To top]

2019-11-19 00:00:00 UTC

Every butterfly in the United States and Canada now has a genome sequenceDraft genomes of more than 800 species hint at the role of interbreeding in the animals evolution.
Read more at Nature.com

Personalis, Inc. Expands Oncology Portfolio With the Launch of Cancer Whole Genome Sequencing Services[To top]

2019-11-12 22:37:43 UTC

Personalis, Inc. Expands Oncology Portfolio With the Launch of Cancer Whole Genome Sequencing ServicesMENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #personalis--Personalis, Inc. Expands Oncology Portfolio with the Launch of Cancer Whole Genome Sequencing Services Read more at Businesswire.com

Metabolic syndrome: New use for an old drug[To top]

2019-11-18 05:00:00 UTC

Metabolic syndrome: New use for an old drugThe discovery, described in a study by Cosbi and Cimec of the University of Trento published today in Nature Communications, confirms the effectiveness of repurposing, the new frontier of pharmacological research. By combining genomics and big data, researche Read more at Eurekalert.org

AI for plant breeding in an ever-changing climate[To top]

2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC

AI for plant breeding in an ever-changing climateOak Ridge National Laboratory's Dan Jacobson is currently working on numerous projects that form an integrated roadmap for the future of AI in plant breeding and bioenergy. The team's work was featured in Trends in Biotechnology in October. In this Q&A, Jacob Read more at Eurekalert.org

If Youve Given Your DNA To A DNA Database, U.S. Police May Now Have Access To It[To top]

2019-11-13 02:00:14 UTC

If Youve Given Your DNA To A DNA Database, U.S. Police May Now Have Access To ItIn the past week, news has spread of a Florida judges decision to grant a warrant allowing police to search one of the worlds largest online DNA databases, for leads in a criminal case. More Read more at Gizmodo.com.au

Personalis to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences[To top]

2019-11-19 21:07:22 UTC

Personalis to Present at Upcoming Investor ConferencesMENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personalis to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
Read more at Businesswire.com

CRISPR: the movie[To top]

2019-11-11 00:00:00 UTC

CRISPR: the movieNew gene-editing documentary showcases biologys hottest tool up to the point when things went awry. By Amy Maxmen
Read more at Nature.com

Nutritional Genomics: Discover The Link Between Nutrition + Your Genes[To top]

2019-11-18 11:00:11 UTC

Nutritional Genomics: Discover The Link Between Nutrition + Your GenesIf you've never encountered the wellness philosophies of Donna Gates, gut health guru and founder of Body Ecology, prepare to see everything differently. Donnas take on living well covers a whole spectrum, from daily habits to the inner workings of our genet Read more at Thechalkboardmag.com

Bacteriophage targeting of gut bacterium attenuates alcoholic liver disease[To top]

2019-11-13 00:00:00 UTC

Bacteriophage targeting of gut bacterium attenuates alcoholic liver diseaseIn patients with alcoholic hepatitis, cytolysin-positive Enterococcus faecalis strains are correlated with liver disease severity and increased mortality, and in mouse models these strains can be specifically targeted by bacteriophages. Read more at Nature.com

CRISPR: the movie[To top]

2019-11-11 00:00:00 UTC

CRISPR: the movieNew gene-editing documentary showcases biologys hottest tool up to the point when things went awry. By Amy Maxmen
Read more at Nature.com

Bacteriophage targeting of gut bacterium attenuates alcoholic liver disease[To top]

2019-11-13 00:00:00 UTC

Bacteriophage targeting of gut bacterium attenuates alcoholic liver diseaseIn patients with alcoholic hepatitis, cytolysin-positive Enterococcus faecalis strains are correlated with liver disease severity and increased mortality, and in mouse models these strains can be specifically targeted by bacteriophages. Read more at Nature.com

Personalis, Inc. Announces Collaboration With Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to Identify and Develop Novel Biomarkers for Cancer Therapies[To top]

2019-11-19 13:09:31 UTC

Personalis, Inc. Announces Collaboration With Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to Identify and Develop Novel Biomarkers for Cancer TherapiesMENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #emdserono--Personalis, Inc. Announces Collaboration with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to Identify and Develop Novel Biomarkers for Cancer Therapies Read more at Businesswire.com

Metagenomics unlocks unknowns of diarrheal disease cases in children[To top]

2019-11-19 13:45:23 UTC

Metagenomics unlocks unknowns of diarrheal disease cases in childrenUsing advanced metagenomics techniques, researchers have found that conventional culture-based lab tests may misdiagnose as many as half of the microbial causes of diarrheal diseases in children. The study, based on samples from Ecuadorian children, also foun Read more at Phys.org

October 2019: Top 40 New R Packages[To top]

2019-11-18 00:00:00 UTC

October 2019: Top 40 New R PackagesTwo Hundred twenty-three new packages made it to CRAN in October. Here are my Top 40 picks in ten categories: Computational Methods, Data, Genomics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmacology, Statistics, Utilities, and Visualization. Computatio Read more at R-bloggers.com

A mysterious disease is striking American beech trees[To top]

2019-11-14 18:40:33 UTC

A mysterious disease is striking American beech trees
![][1] Some researchers believe a nematode native to Asia is causing a deadly disease in American beech trees. IMAGE: USDA/ARS/ELECTRON & CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY UNIT/LYNN CARTA/GARY BAUCHAN/CHRIS POOLEY/MYCOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY GENETIC DIVERSITY AND Read more at Sciencemag.org


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