A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates And Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen
What if a simple blood test could detect any cancer early, when it was still easy to treat? It sounds like science fiction. But Illumina, the $24 billion (market cap) biotechnology company that has pi...
Oxford Nanopore Technologies
Brief explanation of Oxford Nanopore's Sequencing Technology. This technology will be used for Human Microbiome Analysis ,especially in relation to cancer.
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
Nanopore DNA Sequencing and Raspberry Pi Combine for Real-Time Environmental Studies
The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in Norwich, England has been using a nanopore-sensing technology called the MinION, a product introduced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, a U.K.-based startup com...
MinION: A complete DNA sequencer on a USB stick
We are getting wind that the developers of the MinION DNA sequencer have been able to work out early issues in reliability, and intend to bring a device market later this year. Having a device like th...
DNA sequencing
DNA sequencing is the process of determining the precise order of nucleotides within a DNA molecule. It includes any method or technology that is used to determine the order of the four bases—adenine,...
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A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates And Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen
What if a simple blood test could detect any cancer early, when it was still easy to treat? It sounds like science fiction. But Illumina, the $24 billion (market cap) biotechnology company that has pi...
Hamilton O. Smith
Hamilton Othanel Smith (born August 23, 1931) is an American microbiologist and Nobel laureate.Smith was born on August 23, 1931, and graduated from University Laboratory High School of Urbana, Illino...
Hamilton O. Smith - Wikipedia
Islam A. Siddiqui
Islam A. Siddiqui is the former Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Prior to this, he was Vice President for Science and Regulatory Affairs a...
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Paired-end tag
Paired-end tags (PET) (sometimes "Paired-End diTags", or simply "ditags") are the short sequences at the 5’ and 3’ ends of a DNA fragment which are unique enough that they (theoretically) exist togeth...
Paired-end tag - Wikipedia
Eric Lander
Eric Steven Lander (born February 3, 1957) is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad ...
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Walter Gilbert
Walter Gilbert (born March 21, 1932) is an American physicist, biochemist, molecular biology pioneer, and Nobel laureate.
Walter Gilbert was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 21, 1932, the s...
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Christian Karsten Hansen
Christian Karsten Hansen, PhD, MBA (born 18 August 1966) is a Danish biotechnology entrepreneur, investor and inventor, with work in new drugs, molecular biology and biochemistry.
Originally from ...
Sydney Brenner
Sydney Brenner, CH FRS FMedSci (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with H. Robert Horvitz and John Sulston.Brenner mad...
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David Botstein
David Botstein (born 8 September 1942) is an American biologist serving as the Chief Scentific Officer of Calico. He served as the director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Pr...
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List of sequenced eukaryotic genomes
This list of sequenced eukaryotic genomes contains all the eukaryotes known to have publicly available complete nuclear and organelle genome sequences that have been assembled, annotated and published...
Herbert Boyer
Herbert W. Boyer (born July 10, 1936) is a researcher and entrepreneur in biotechnology. Along with Stanley N. Cohen and Paul Berg he discovered a method to coax bacteria into producing foreign protei...
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Zeba Islam Seraj
Zeba Islam Seraj (Bengali: জেবা ইসলাম সেরাজ) is a Bangladeshi Scientist known for her research in developing salt-tolerant rice varieties suitable for growth in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Sh...
Single molecule real time sequencing
Single molecule real time sequencing (also known as SMRT) is a parallelized single molecule DNA sequencing by synthesis technology developed by Pacific Biosciences. Single molecule real time sequenci...
David Baltimore
David Baltimore (born March 7, 1938) is an American biologist, university administrator, and Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He served as president of the California Institute of Technology ...
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Hubert Schoemaker
Hubert J. P. Schoemaker (March 23, 1950 – January 1, 2006) was a Dutch-born biotechnologist. He was a co-founder and the president of one of America's first biotechnology companies, Centocor, whi...