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CBGSE Continues to Keep Pace with Latest Genomic Research Technology

Apr 19th, 2017 | By

    As DNA tests become more common,  researchers rapidly add equipment to keep up  

Researchers receive NSF grant to explore system theoretic approaches for cancer drug discovery

Oct 6th, 2016 | By

Researchers receive NSF grant to explore system theoretic approaches for cancer drug discovery Two researchers from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)-AgriLife Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems Engineering (CBGSE) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will

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Bioinformatics Jobs

Dec 25th, 2015 | By

The CBGSE’s bioinformatics jobs site lists opening bioinformatics and computational biology jobs from around the world. In the last year we have posted over 2100 open positions. In addition to posting job openings this site has allowed us to collect data an critical jobs skills need in today’s bioinformatics job market.

Dr. Peng Yu creates new database and webserver for mouse RNASeq studies

Sep 21st, 2015 | By

  Bioinformatics. 2015 Aug 30. RNASeqMetaDB: a database and web server for navigating metadata of publicly available mouse RNA-Seq datasets. Guo Z, Tzvetkova B, Bassik JM, Bodziak T, Wojnar BM, Qiao W, Obaida MA, Nelson SB, Hu BH, Yu P Abstract Gene targeting is a protocol for introducing a mutation to a specific gene in

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Cancer’s Heterogeneity Modeling tumors’ diversity article

Mar 11th, 2015 | By

Cancer’s Heterogeneity Modeling tumors’ diversity By Alexander Gelfand This Cancer might spring from a single cell gone awry, but tumors are not monolithic collections of clones. Far from it: They contain many different types of cancer cells, all with their own mutations, proliferation rates, metastatic capacities, and drug responses.diversity pushes the limits of current diagnostic and

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Holidays come early

Feb 13th, 2015 | By

The holidays have come earlier for CBGSE students and faculty involved in the AgriLife Genomics and Plant Water Use seed grant program. The center purchased copies of the latest version of this classic plant physiology textbook for all the CBGSE participants.

Engineering Applications in Genomics Course online

Nov 19th, 2014 | By

ECEN 669 – Engineering Applications in Genomics Taught by Dr. Aniruddha Datta             Description The aim of this course is to provide graduate students with a glimpse of the fascinating ways in which electrical engineering approaches are being used in the area of systems biology. Having taken this course, the students

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Qian awarded USDA grant

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

(Link) Dr. Xiaoning Qian, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a grant from the USDA entitled, “Molecular and biochemical mechanisms of oxidized lipids signaling in regulating drought tolerance in maize.” In the project, Qian, who also is a member of the newly formed Center

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A Truck Load of Work

Oct 3rd, 2014 | By

How Dr. Johnson’s lab spent their summer- The pile is an entire pickup load of empty pipette boxes gone to recycling.  These boxes represent 1000s of samples processed and sequenced- simply an amazing amount of effort, leading to a large number of fantastic research discoveries this summer.  Over the last several months the AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service has

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CBGSE 1st joint TEES / AgriLife Grants

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

Congratulations Xiaoning and Mike! CBGSE’s first joint TEES and AgriLife research grant (Mike Kolomiets, PI (AgriLife) and Xiaoning Qian Co-PI (TEES)). Also the first grant to come out of the AgriLife plant water use seed grant program. Mown grass smell sends SOS for help in resisting insect attacks