genomics genomics

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

Usage(s):

  1. Second, that the pointy end of genomics' scalpel would seem to be not in the genes, but in the proteins.
  2. While the genomics revolution hasn't touched most of our lives yet, the day when it will may not be far off.
  3. By investigating the genes most relevant to pharmaceutical research, Human Genome Sciences is transforming itself into the world's first genomics-based pharmaceutical behemoth.

News

  1. Pathway Genomics to offer BRCA breast cancer test used by Angelina Jolie made more affordable and accessible by ...

    Pathway Genomics led the evening news Friday with an announcement that it could begin offering affordable access to genetic testing for the BRCA gene linked to breast and ovarian c
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Pathway Genomics to Launch Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Comprehensive Cancer Panel Including BRCA1 and BRCA2

    Pathway Genomics, a genetic testing laboratory on the forefront of bringing physicians a broad genetic testing portfolio covering a wide range of diseases, announces the pending la
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Genomics Impact On US Economy Approaches $1 Trillion

    sciencehabit writes "Despite a slow economy, business in genomics has boomed and has directly and indirectly boosted the U.S. economy by $965 billion since 1988, according to a new study (pdf). In 2012 alone, genomics-related research and development, along with relevant industry activities, contributed $31 billion to the U.S. gross national product and helped support 152,000 jobs, the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. "Synthetic genomics still remains to be proven, but now we are much closer to knowing it's actually theoretically possible," added Venter.
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Craig Venter Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We're at the dawn of Neanderthal genomics," said gene expert Edward Rubin of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif.
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Edward Rubin Source: Washington Post

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