Genome project
Genome projects are scientific endeavours that ultimately aim to determine the complete genome sequence of an organism (be it an animal, a plant, a fungus, a bacterium, an archaean, a protist or a vir...
100,000 Genomes Project leads to first rare disease diagnoses
The men are benefiting from ground breaking developments in whole genome sequencing, which will now allow them to receive effective, personalised treatment. Their diagnoses should also prevent future ...
Sequence assembly
In bioinformatics, sequence assembly refers to aligning and merging fragments of a much longer DNA sequence in order to reconstruct the original sequence. This is needed as DNA sequencing technology c...
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...
List of sequenced archaeal genomes
This list of sequenced archaeal genomes contains all the archaea known to have publicly available complete genome sequences that have been assembled, annotated and deposited in public databases. Arche...
List of sequenced prokaryotic genomes
This list of sequenced eubacterial genomes contains all the eubacteria known to have publicly available complete genome sequences. Most of these sequences have been placed in the International Nucleot...
Global Ocean Sampling Expedition
The Global Ocean Sampling Expedition (GOS) is an ocean exploration genome project with the goal of assessing the genetic diversity in marine microbial communities and to understand their role in natur...
Human Genome Diversity Project
The Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) was started by Stanford University's Morrison Institute and a collaboration of scientists around the world. It is the result of many years of work by Luigi Ca...
New York Genome Center
The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit genome sequencing center and consortium of medical and research centers based in New York City. Its consortium members include Albert Ei...
Neanderthal genome project
The Neanderthal genome project is a group of scientists to sequence the Neanderthal genome.It is coordinated by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany 454 Life Sciences, a b...
Human Epigenome Project
Human Epigenome Project (HEP) is a multinational science project, with the stated aim to "identify, catalog, and interpret genome-wide DNA methylation patterns of all human genes in all major tissues"...
1000 Plant Genomes Project
Announced in 2008, shortly after the human 1000 Genomes Project, the 1000 Plant Genomes Project is another, similar highly large-scale genomics endeavour to take advantage of the speed and efficiency ...
Human Genome Project
The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the sequence of chemical base pairs which make up human DNA, and of identifying and mapping ...
100K Genome Project
The 100K Pathogen Genome Project was launched in July 2012 by Bart Weimer (UC Davis) as an academic, public, and private partnership. It aims to sequence the genomes of 100,000 infectious microorganis...
Human Variome Project
The Human Variome Project (HVP) is the global initiative to collect and curate all human genetic variation affecting human health. Its mission is to improve health outcomes by facilitating the unifica...
International HapMap Project
The International HapMap Project is an organization that aims to develop a haplotype map (HapMap) of the human genome, which will describe the common patterns of human genetic variation. HapMap is a ...
Protein Structure Initiative
The Protein Structure Initiative (PSI) is an ongoing effort begun in 2000 to accelerate discovery in structural genomics and contribute to understanding biological function. Funded by the U.S. Nationa...
Chimpanzee genome project
The Chimpanzee Genome Project is an effort to determine the DNA sequence of the Chimpanzee genome. It is expected that by comparing the genomes of humans and other apes, it will be possible to better ...
Acinetobacter
Acinetobacter (a-key-NEET-to-bak-ter) is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria belonging to the wider class of Gammaproteobacteria. Acinetobacter species are not motile and oxidase-negative, and occur in ...
Reference genome
A reference genome (also known as a reference assembly) is a digital nucleic acid sequence database, assembled by scientists as a representative example of a species' set of genes. As they are often...
Genome Reference Consortium
The Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) is an international collective of academic and research institutes with expertise in genome mapping, sequencing, and informatics, formed to improve the representa...
Clostridium difficile
Clostridium difficile colitis (etymology and pronunciation) or pseudomembranous colitis is colitis (inflammation of the large intestine) resulting from infection with Clostridium difficile, a type of ...
Jute genome
A consortium of researchers in Bangladesh has successfully decoded the jute plant draft genome sequencing. The consortium consisted of Dhaka University, Bangladesh Jute Research Institute and software...
Yersinia pestis
Yersinia pestis (formerly Pasteurella pestis) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped coccobacillus, a facultative anaerobic bacterium that can infect humans and animals.Human Y. pestis infection takes three m...
MicrobesOnline
MicrobesOnline is a publicly and freely-accessible website that hosts multiple comparative genomic tools for comparing microbial species at the genomic, transcriptomic and functional levels. Microbes...
Genomics Sector Innovation Network
The genomics sector innovation network portal was developed to highlight and support the genomics sector in Ontario and was created by the Ontario Genomics Institute.
Genomics is the holistic, sys...
Yeast deletion project
Yeast deletion project is a project to create data for a near-complete collection of gene-deletion mutants of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Each strain carries a precise deletion of one of the ...