Complete Genomics to Release its DNA Sequencing Data for the First Time
News Feb 04, 2009
Complete Genomics Inc., a newly launched, third-generation human genome sequencing company, has announced that it will release its sequencing data publicly for the first time at the 10th annual Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting to be held in Marco Island, Fla., from Feb. 4-7. Dr. Clifford Reid, chairman, president and CEO of Complete Genomics, will review the analysis results during his presentation titled: "Complete Genomics: Revolutionizing Human Genome Sequencing" on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 9:10 p.m. in the Islands Ballroom at the Marco Island Marriott Resort and Spa in Marco Island, Fla.
Genetic Diversity Helps Protect Against DiseaseNews
Why do populations have genetic diversity when 'Survival of the Fittest' suggests that only one gene pool should thrive? It's a question that is hard to answer experimentally. A new study looking at evolutionary change in real time in tiny fungal parasites may provide a solution.