Tag: sequencing

Jan 03

First article published in the open access journal Protist Genomics

Protist Genomics (PG) has just published its first research article: Gene discovery from a pilot study of the transcriptomes from three diverse microbial eukaryotes: Corallomyxa tenera, Chilodonella uncinata, and Subulatomonas tetraspora. By Jessica Grant, Daniel Lahr, Federico Rey, Gordon Burleigh, Jeffrey Gordon, Rob Knight, Robert Molestina and Laura Katz. Grant and collaborators present and describe new sequence data from …

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Feb 29

International Course in Automated Functional Annotation and Data Mining

Blast2Go is organizing courses on automated functional annotation – Go here for info and registration Cost reduction in sequencing technologies is resulting in a growing number of laboratories getting involved in genome sequencing projects where a large amount of sequencing data is generated. After assembly, a large amount of unique sequences are obtained which need …

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Sep 02

Genome analysis exposes hidden sex secrets

Comment on “Conserved meiotic machinery in Glomus spp., a putatively ancient asexual fungal lineage” by S. Halary et al. 2011. The origin and significance of sex remains one of the most intriguing topics in evolutionary biology. Sexual reproduction requires a big deal of complexity and energy expense at all levels, from the intricate molecular gymnastics …

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Apr 24

Three marine protist transcriptomes awarded by the Moore Foundation to the lab

The Moore Foundation, through their Marine Microbial Eukaryotes Transcriptome Project, has awarded fully funded transcriptome sequencing of three projects in our lab