Microarray technology has been crucial to the development of functional genomics
For many pathogens, such genetic tools are not yet available, but one hopes that the genetics will soon catch up to the genomics
The efforts of the HESI Committee on Genomics
regarding experimental collaboration and toxicogenomics database development (Mattes et al.
Ingenuity Systems has the leading database in the industry for biological information, and through IPA, JMP Genomics
users can benefit from this information to uncover mechanisms of action, predict potential toxicities and identify candidate biomarkers.
Issues regarding the appropriate scope of protection for intellectual property rights in genetics and genomics
research and development will only increase in complexity as progress in these fields continues.
While the days of high market growth, driven by the human genome project, are behind us, the era of personal genomics
is yet to come.
TRC principal investigator David Schwartz is using a similar comparative genomics
approach in his TRC independent project.
Another conference discussion of the challenges that have arisen in the field of genomics
was the potential for genetic discrimination.
But despite the great potential of genomics
, scientists caution that public expectations need to be tempered with reality.
Helicos has reached a unique point in the design of our technology platform where we are able to incorporate feedback and suggestions from the genomics
community," said Stanley Lapidus, President and CEO of Helicos.
Interested parties may access the live webcast and replay by visiting the Investors & Media section of either the Celera Genomics
website at www.
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