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Public Release: 2-May-2012
BGI, GMU, Mass. Eye and Ear and OUHSC announce agreement to sequence 100 human adenoviruses
Representatives from BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, in conjunction with George Mason University, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, jointly announce that they have signed an agreement to sequence 100 human adenoviruses gathered from researchers globally, including ones that cause respiratory, gastrointestinal and ocular diseases.

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 2-May-2012
Science Translational Medicine
UM School of Medicine study finds vaginal microbes vary over time among healthy women
The delicate balance of microbes in the vagina can change drastically over short periods of time in some women, while remaining the same in others, according to a new study led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's Institute for Genome Sciences and the University of Idaho. These microbes affect a woman's susceptibility to infection, so such changes might also mean that the risk of infection varies over time. Further study could lead to personalized medicine for women

Contact: Karen Robinson
karobinson@som.umaryland.edu
410-706-7590
University of Maryland Medical Center

Public Release: 1-May-2012
UC Riverside plant cell biologist receives top scientific honor
Natasha V. Raikhel, a distinguished professor of plant cell biology at the University of California - Riverside and one of the most highly-cited researchers in plant science, was elected today a member of the National Academy of Sciences for her excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 1-May-2012
UC Santa Cruz builds national data center for cancer genome research
The University of California, Santa Cruz, has established a large-scale data repository and user portal for the National Cancer Institute's cancer genome research programs. The Cancer Genomics Hub is providing cancer researchers with efficient access to a large and rapidly growing store of valuable biomedical data to advance the field of "personalized" or "precision" care, in which doctors design treatments to target specific genetic changes found in a patient's cancer cells.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Tim Stephens
stephens@ucsc.edu
831-459-2495
University of California - Santa Cruz

Public Release: 27-Apr-2012
Genomatix wins the 'INDUSTRIEPREIS 2012' in the biotech category at Hannover Messe
Genomatix is proud to announce that it has been awarded the "INDUSTRIEPREIS 2012" in the biotech category at Hannover Messe, the world's biggest technology trade show. The INDUSTRIEPREIS is awarded in 14 categories to companies for products of a high technological, economic, ecological or social value. Nominees and winners are chosen by a panel of 30 experts including professors and specialized journalists. Genomatix has received the INDUSTRIEPREIS for its data analysis and interpretation platform Genomatix Genome Analyzer.

Contact: Korbinian Grote
grote@genomatix.de
0049-599-7660
Genomatix Software GmbH

Public Release: 26-Apr-2012
Spanish researcher releases a video showing a beetle from the inside
This film has been awarded a prize at the SkyScan Micro CT Meeting, an international conference of computed microtomography recently celebrated in Brussels, Belgium.

Contact: Javier Alba Tercedor
jalba@ugr.es
34-958-244-015
University of Granada

Public Release: 25-Apr-2012
UT Dallas bioengineering head to be inducted as Fellow of Royal Society
Dr. Mathukumalli Vidyasagar, an internationally known expert in control and system theory, has been elected a Fellow of The Royal Society, the oldest continuously operating scientific society in the world.

Contact: LaKisha Ladson
lakisha.ladson@UTDallas.edu
972-883-4183
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 25-Apr-2012
Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
Researchers announce GenomeSpace environment to connect genomic tools
Researchers from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have announced that GenomeSpace, a software environment that seamlessly connects genomic analysis tools, is now available to the scientific community. During her keynote address at Bio-IT World Conference and Expo on Tuesday, Jill Mesirov, director of computational biology and bioinformatics at the Broad Institute, invited biomedical researchers and tool developers to explore this beta release of the new resource and to use it in their work.
National Human Genome Research Institute, Amazon Web Services

Contact: Haley Bridger
hbridger@broadinstitute.org
617-714-7968
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Public Release: 25-Apr-2012
Genetic markers for tracking species
At the supermarket checkout, hardly anybody enters prices manually anymore. Using scanners that can read the barcodes is much faster. Biologists now want to use a similar procedure for identifying domestic animal and plant species more efficiently. German Barcode of Life is the name of an initiative on which zoologists and botanists are collaborating in Germany. Botanists from the University of Bonn have taken the lead for the flora.
German Federal Ministry for Education and Research

Contact: Prof. Dr. Dietmar Quandt
quandt@uni-bonn.de
0049-228-733-315
University of Bonn

Public Release: 25-Apr-2012
BGI and Aspera collaborate on high-speed data exchange to advance genome research
BGI and Aspera collaborate on high-speed data exchange to advance genome research.

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 25-Apr-2012
PLOS ONE
Identified 115 proteins that would allow designing new generation anti-cancer drugs
Researchers have identified 115 proteins in silico that could be highly relevant to treat colon-rectal cancer, since they would make it possible to define the strategy to design new generation anti-cancer drugs. During the last years, it has been proven that drugs are not as selective as it was thought, and that they actually have an affinity for multiple biological targets. For this reason it is important to develop multi-target drugs, able to attack several targets simultaneously.

Contact: Marta Calsina
mcalsina@imim.es
34-933-160-680
IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute)

Public Release: 24-Apr-2012
BGI debuts 'EasyGenomics' cloud-based bioinformatics solution for omics-related research
BGI debuts 'EasyGenomics' cloud-based bioinformatics solution for omics-related research.

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 24-Apr-2012
ICRISAT and BGI seal research partnership on molecular crop breeding
ICRISAT and BGI seal research partnership on molecular crop breeding.

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen

Public Release: 23-Apr-2012
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology
Immunosignaturing: An accurate, affordable and stable diagnostic
A new technique known as immunosignaturing harnesses the human immune system as an early warning sentry -- one acutely sensitive to changes in the body that may be harbingers of illness.

Contact: richard.harth@asu.edu
richard.harth@asu.edu
Arizona State University

Public Release: 23-Apr-2012
GBIF Annual Report for 2011 published
GBIF has published its annual report for 2011, ten years after it was created as an intergovernmental initiative to facilitate universal access to data about life on Earth. A particular emphasis of this year's report is the growing use of the data mobilized by GBIF's global network of participant countries and organizations, in a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific studies.

Contact: Sampreethi Aipanjiguly
saipanjiguly@gbif.org
Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Public Release: 23-Apr-2012
Nature
A matter of priorities
Bacteria evolved 'risk management' strategy to protect key genes from mutation, scientists at EMBL-EBI have found. The work is published today in Nature.

Contact: Sonia Furtado Neves
sonia.furtado@embl.de
European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Public Release: 18-Apr-2012
Journal of the American Chemical Society
First description of a triple DNA helix in a vacuum
A team of researchers at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine and the Barcelona Supercomputing Center have managed for the first time to extract trustworthy structural information from a triple helix DNA in gas phase, that is to say in conditions in which DNA is practically in a vacuum. The study appears today in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, one of the journals with greatest impact in chemistry.

Contact: Sonia Armengou
sonia.armengou@irbbarcelona.org
34-934-037-255
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)

Public Release: 18-Apr-2012
Conservation Letters
Saving forests? Take a leaf from insurance industry's book
A group of environmental scientists say a problem-ridden economic model designed to slow deforestation can be improved by applying key concepts from the insurance industry.

Contact: Corey Bradshaw
corey.bradshaw@adelaide.edu.au
61-883-135-842
University of Adelaide

Public Release: 17-Apr-2012
Saliva test could dramatically increase detection of oral cancer
A Michigan State University surgeon is teaming up with a Lansing-area dental benefits firm on a clinical trial to create a simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer, a breakthrough that would drastically improve screening and result in fewer people dying of the world's sixth most common cancer.
Delta Dental of Michigan

Contact: Jason Cody
codyja@msu.edu
517-432-0924
Michigan State University

Public Release: 17-Apr-2012
JAMA
Study: Helicopter transport improves trauma patient survival compared to ground transport
A new study, led by a University of Maryland researcher, concludes a helicopter flight to a top-level trauma center boosts the chance of survival over ground transport.

Contact: Bill Seiler
bseiler@umm.edu
410-328-8919
University of Maryland Medical Center

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