Genomics News Archive


20100303: Theragen Inc. launched a personal genome typing service similar to 23andme's. However, the product was withheld due to legal issues.
20091230: Theragen Inc. in Korea launches commercial full genome and SNP chip personal genome service. The first in Asia
20090928: Potato genome draft announced
A Caucasian human genome was sequenced by Helicos single molecule sequencer.
20090805: Recurring Mutations Found by Full length Sequencing of an Acute Myeloid Leukemia Genome (AML). N Engl J Med
20090802: The complete genome sequence of Triticum mosaic virus is published in Arch Vriol.
20090730: Crocodile genome map published in BMC Genomics.
20090727: A new multiplex sequencing method published by MPI group for highly degraded DNA fragments. Cave bear mitochondria
20090724: DNA Sequencing and Array Drive 8% Growth for Roche in First Half of 2009. 454 GS FLX and Nimblegen. [1]
20090724: BGI (Beijing Genomics Institute) in China participates in orchid genome (Phalaenopsis equestris) sequencing. [2]
20090716: Navigenics Lowers Health Compass Price to $999 USD. [3]
20090716: Celera Uses Automated Workflows for Genomics [4]
20090716: A draft genomic sequence for a worm, Schistosoma japonicum, was published.
20090716: Genomes Of Parasitic Flatworms Decoded: Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma japonicum [5]
Exxon join with DNA pioneer to develop algae biofuels 
20090715: Pathway Genomics starts the Direct-to-Consumer Genomics service as 23andme and Decodeme [6]
20090714: OryzaSNP Consortium IDs Thousands of Variants in Rice Genome: [7] 
20090709: The second Korean pesonal genome was sequenced by a Korean team and analyzed by US researchers (Macrogen and Seoul University Medical School)
20090630: Genomic linkage map of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoniGenome Biology 2009, 10:R71doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-6-r71 
20090629: Melon Genome Map was publicized by US researchers
20090616: Illumina Launches Personal Genome-Sequencing Service Using Genome Analyzer II. [8]
20090604: An integrated genetic and cytogenetic map of the cucumber genome was announced in PLOS One
20090603: Neanderthal genome sequeced by MPI Germany and Roche
20090601: Microsoft buys Rosetta Biosoftware from Merck. Merck becomes the client of Microsoft.
20090529: A new malaria agent in African chimpanzees found.
20090526: The first Korean Genome Sequence analysis by two Korean teams published in Genome Research article
20081208: Soybean genome, G. max data publicized
20081204: Korean Genome Publicized. The sequencing and bioinformatic analyses were carried out by two Korean teams.

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