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Aniruddha Datta on An Engineering Approach to Cancer Therapy Design

Nov 8th, 2013 | By

A new article on An Engineering Approach to Cancer Therapy Design  by Aniruddha Datta is now available at the IEEE Life Sciences Portal. “Cancer encompasses various diseases associated with loss of control in the mechanisms that regulate the cell numbers in a multicellular organism. It is usually caused by malfunction(s) in the cellular signaling pathways. Malfunctions occur

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Texas A&M creates Texas-size genomic grant program

Oct 15th, 2013 | By
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Intending to empower the next generation of cutting-edge genomics research, members of The Texas A&M University System have contributed monies to create the largest internally funded genomics research grant program of its kind, with funds totaling $1.26 million, from Texas A&M University and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dwight Look College of Engineering, Division

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TxH2O Magazine on Marker Assisted Breeding at the Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service.

Aug 19th, 2013 | By

The Summer 2013 issue of the TxH2O magazine, by the Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) describes the technological advances that the Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service provides on next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics services to plant and animal breeders, physiologists and life scientists across The Texas A&M University System. Here is an small excerpt from the story by

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Bioinformatics, genomics systems engineering center established at Texas A&M

Aug 13th, 2013 | By

Contact: Dr. Charlie Johnson, 979-862-3287, charlie@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Aug. 8 approved establishment of the Center for Bioinformatics and Genomics Systems Engineering, a joint center of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp said, “This is

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Texas A&M Assistant Professor Receives National Science Foundation Award

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

The Communications and Information Foundations (CIF) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) was recently awarded to Texas A&M University (TAMU) assistant professor Dr. Ulisses Braga-Neto. Dr. Braga-Neto is an assistance professor in the The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is a faculty member of the new Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics Systems Engineering (expected to be open

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Call for Papers – 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics

Jun 9th, 2013 | By

The 2013 IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS 2013) will be held in Houston during November 17-19, 2013. GENSIPS 2013 will provide a forum for signal processing researchers, bioinformaticians, computational biologists, biomedical engineers, and biostatisticians to exchange ideas and discuss the challenges confronting computational bioinformatics and systems biology communities due to the high

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Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon Receives NSF CAREER Award

Jun 9th, 2013 | By

Dr. Byung-Jun Yoon, assistant professor in the GSP Lab of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Yoon received his CAREER award for his proposal, “Models and Algorithms for Comparative Analysis of Biological

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Charles Johnson on new genotyping approach

Jun 4th, 2013 | By

Few days ago Charles Johnson was interviewed by In sequence to describe the new genotyping approach developed by a German team. “”It’s a smart idea … [and] potentially quite useful,” Charles Johnson, the director of genomics and bioinformatics at Texas AgriLife Research and who was not involved in the study, told In Sequence.” The complete

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