Honey bee genome being sequenced

The department of entomology at Texas A&M University is abuzz with the news the honey bee genome is being sequenced by the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center

Platelet genomics and proteomics in human health and disease

The findings of platelet proteome and transcriptome studies and their application to diseases of platelet function are summarized.

The complete mitochondrial genome of a basal teleost, the Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus, Osteoglossidae)

In this paper the complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Asian arowana that has a unique control region containing two different repeat arrays at its ends was described.

Functional genomics, new tools in malaria research

Partially discussed the current state of Plasmodium genome sequencing projects

Homo sapiens proteomics: clinical perspectives

A mini overview of human proteomics and related methodologies such as mass spectrometry are discussed.

Chicken genome: Current status and future opportunities

In this report, key features and limitations of the draft chicken genome sequence is discussed.

DOE JGI Sequences, Releases Genome of Symbiotic Tree Fungus

The DNA sequence of Laccaria bicolor, a fungus that forms a beneficial symbiosis with trees, has been determined.

Chimpanzee study reveals genome variation 'hot spots'

Researchers believe that dynamic regions of the human genome are potentially involved in the rapid evolution of morphological and behavioral characteristics that are genetically determined.

DOE JGI finishes 100th microbial genome

Microbes, thriving in even the world's most extreme environments, are capable of performing myriad biological functions, learned over the billions of years they have inhabited the planet.

Large-scale genomics project will hunt genes behind common childhood diseases

News: Children's hospital goals: Use gene knowledge to guide therapy, devise new tests and treatments

Sequencing Of The Oyster Mushroom Genome

A professor is leading an international project to sequence the genome of the oyster mushroom.

Speeding discovery of the 'human cancer genome'

Two gene discoveries announced in separate reports highlight one way to speed through the human genome in search of those genes most important for spawning cancer.

Sequencing the genome of a new kind of methane producer

Max Planck researchers from Marburg and Berlin investigated the complete genome sequence of an RC-I archaeon that appears frequently in the mixed culture MRE50.

Completed genome set to transform the cow

The ability of scientists to improve health and disease management of cattle and enhance the nutritional value of beef and dairy products has received a major boost...

What’s Shaped Like a Pear and Has Two Genomes? Check The Pond

Researchers sequence the macronuclear genome of Tetrahymena thermophila, a model eukaryote...

Researchers sequence the basal eukaryote Tetrahymena thermophila

The genome sequence of the single-celled ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila sheds light on early eukaryotic evolution.

Genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics of human heart failure

In this review we outline our plans for achieving a comprehensive analysis of the molecular defects present in end-stage failing human hearts.

Farm animal genomics and informatics: an update

In this paper, the authors provide an informatics primer on farm animal bioinformatics and genome project resources which drive attention to the most recent advances in the field.

NHGRI announces latest sequencing targets

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced several new sequencing targets including the Northern white-cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys)...

Genome sequencing is for ecologists, too

An organism widely used for genetics-versus-environment studies has joined the panoply of mice, rats, dogs, humans and other species whose entire genomes have been sequenced.