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BioConsortia Finalist in Agrow Crop Science Award for Best R & D Pipeline

2020-10-19 17:25:59 UTC

BioConsortia Finalist in Agrow Crop Science Award for Best R & D PipelineDAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioConsortia has been named "Finalist" in Agrow Crop Science Award for "Best R&D Pipeline," together with agchem giants BASF and Bayer Crop Science. Read more at Business Wire


Doctor Evidence, LLC (DRE) Expands Medical Strategy Advisory Board to Strengthen its Artificial Intelligence Solution in Drug Discovery

2020-10-19 14:09:26 UTC

Doctor Evidence, LLC (DRE) Expands Medical Strategy Advisory Board to Strengthen its Artificial Intelligence Solution in Drug DiscoverySANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DRE is pleased to welcome four new members to its MSAB. They join Chair, Ameet Nathwani, MD, MRCP, DipPharmMed, MBA in advising DRE on the convergence of expert AI-enabled technology in healthcare and the exponential gro Read more at Business Wire


GenOMICC: Briefing on progress with human genomics in COVID-19, 25 September 2020

2020-10-16 12:30:00 UTC

GenOMICC: Briefing on progress with human genomics in COVID-19, 25 September 2020Paper prepared by GenOMICC for the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE).
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As genomic testing increases, it is time to focus on post test care for patients

2020-10-16 12:23:09 UTC

As genomic testing increases, it is time to focus on post test care for patientsIt is time for genetics services to rethink where they are focusing their resources, argue two genetic counsellors with experience of working in NHS specialist genetic services, research, and policy [...] More... The post As genomic testing increases, it is Read more at The BMJ


Advancing wildlife genomics through the development of molecular methods

2020-10-19 14:45:33 UTC

Advancing wildlife genomics through the development of molecular methodsA team of scientists from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW), the Australian Museum and the Max Delbrck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) report a new method for identifying any genome sequence located next to a known sequenc Read more at Phys.Org


Ancient genomes reveal tropical bovid species in the Tibetan Plateau contributed to the prevalence of hunting game until the late Neolithic [Ecology]

2020-10-19 19:08:21 UTC

Ancient genomes reveal tropical bovid species in the Tibetan Plateau contributed to the prevalence of hunting game until the late Neolithic [Ecology]We undertook an ancient genomic DNA investigation of large animal remains dated 5,200 y B.P. from the Tibetan Plateau. We provide compelling evidence that the present-day low-latitude tropical inhabitants Bos gaurus and Dicerorhinus sumatrensis once roamed a Read more at Pnas.org


DxTerity Diagnostics Launches Home COVID-19 Test

2020-10-19 12:42:00 UTC

placeholder imgLos Angeles-based DxTerity Diagnostics, a genomics company with a CLIA-license laboratory, announced it has released a new, approved at-home COVID-19 test. According to the company, its new saliva test is designed to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in b Read more at Socaltech.com


Invitae CEO on how COVID-19 testing could have a positive impact on the future of genetics testing

2020-10-19 16:43:16 UTC

Invitae CEO on how COVID-19 testing could have a positive impact on the future of genetics testingInvitae CEO Sean George joins Yahoo Finance's on the move to talk about how Invitae is bringing genetic testing and information into mainstream discussions. Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


No major mutation observed in SARS-COV 2, no indication vaccine strategy would be hindered: Study

2020-10-18 13:55:32 UTC

No major mutation observed in SARS-COV 2, no indication vaccine strategy would be hindered: StudyLast month, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had said no significant or drastic mutations have been found in strains of SARS-CoV-2 in India till now. Read more at The Indian Express


ProShares Launches Thematic ETF Designed to Capitalize on Transformational Changes Accelerated by COVID-19

2020-10-16 12:37:43 UTC

ProShares Launches Thematic ETF Designed to Capitalize on Transformational Changes Accelerated by COVID-19BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier ETF provider ProShares launched the ProShares MSCI Transformational Changes ETF (NYSE: ANEW).
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Coronavirus strain hasnt mutated since June, new mutations wont affect vaccine studies says study

2020-10-19 04:27:18 UTC

Coronavirus strain hasnt mutated since June, new mutations wont affect vaccine studies says studyThe A2a strain is predominantly found in India and maybe one or two mutations will take place here and there but nothing major.
Read more at Firstpost


Epigenetic regulation of gene expression improves Fusarium head blight resistance in durum wheat

2020-10-19 00:00:00 UTC

Epigenetic regulation of gene expression improves Fusarium head blight resistance in durum wheatEight advanced durum-breeding lines were treated with 5-methyl-azacytidine to test the feasibility of generating sources of Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance. Of the 800 treated seeds, 415 germinated and were advanced up to four (M4) generations by selfin Read more at Nature.com


Ice age sabretooth cat revealed from bone sent to Scots scientist

2020-10-16 15:30:49 UTC

Ice age sabretooth cat revealed from bone sent to Scots scientistDr Ross Barnett's DNA work identified the 50,000-year-old bone which was discovered in Canada.
Read more at BBC News


Despite mixed results, south Asian adoptees turn to DNA tests

2020-10-20 08:00:27 UTC

Despite mixed results, south Asian adoptees turn to DNA testsFor many adoptees from India and Sri Lanka seeking biological relatives, genetic testing offers hopeand challenges.
Read more at Quartz India


Identification of ubiquitin Ser57 kinases regulating the oxidative stress response in yeast

2020-10-19 00:00:00 UTC

Identification of ubiquitin Ser57 kinases regulating the oxidative stress response in yeastUbiquitination regulates many different cellular processes, including protein quality control, membrane trafficking, and stress responses. The diversity of ubiquitin functions in the cell is partly due to its ability to form chains with distinct linkages that Read more at Elifesciences.org


Global Whole Genome And Exome Sequencing Market 2020-2023:New Consumers, New Technologies, New Specializations

2020-10-19 21:15:00 UTC

Global Whole Genome And Exome Sequencing Market 2020-2023:New Consumers, New Technologies, New SpecializationsDUBLIN, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Whole Genome And Exome Sequencing Markets - By Research, Clinical, Direct to Consumer, AgriBio & Tumor with Executive and Consultant Guides 2020 to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Th Read more at PRNewswire


Outlook on the Oncolytic Virus Immunotherapy Global Market to 2026 - Key Drivers and Inhibitors

2020-10-20 08:08:00 UTC

Outlook on the Oncolytic Virus Immunotherapy Global Market to 2026 - Key Drivers and InhibitorsDublin, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Oncolytic Virus Immunotherapy Market, Dosage, Price & Clinical Trials Outlook 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. As per this reports findings, it is estimated that the total Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Half of consumers believe food safety is one of main global issues

2020-10-18 04:03:36 UTC

Half of consumers believe food safety is one of main global issuesMore than half of respondents, including people from the U.S., to a survey feel food safety is a top three global issue. The studyfrom the Mars Global Food Safety Center (GFSC), that surveyed people in the United States, United Kingdom and China, found 77 pe Read more at Food Safety News


Mutations associated with neuropsychiatric conditions delineate functional brain connectivity dimensions contributing to autism and schizophrenia

2020-10-19 00:00:00 UTC

Mutations associated with neuropsychiatric conditions delineate functional brain connectivity dimensions contributing to autism and schizophreniaThe impact of neurodevelopmental mutations on functional brain connectivity is poorly understood. Here the authors identify thalamo-sensorimotor dysconnectivity dimensions shared across 16p11.2 and 22q11.2 copy number variants, autism and schizophrenia, but n Read more at Nature.com



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