14/12/2016
Spanish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), currently one of the world’s most endangered felines. They have confirmed the “extreme erosion” suffered by its DNA. The Iberian lynx has one of the least genetically-diverse genomes. It is even less diverse than...
29/11/2016
The CNAG has participated in an international study, coordinated by researchers in the Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine (University of Edinburgh) which has detected DNA changes in blood samples, paving the way for simple tests to aid diagnosis of patients suffering from inflammatory...
17/11/2016
DNA Methylation
One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome. We have learned a lot from studying the human genome, but have only partially unveiled the processes underlying cell determination...
11/11/2016
Watch the new CNAG video!   The CNAG can sequence more than ten human genomes every day. To decipher all this information we have set up a robust analytics platform with a BULL high-performance computer that will be able to grow seamlessly over time.  ...
27/10/2016
A study led by Tomàs Marquès-Bonet, ICREA researcher at the CNAG and the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), together with Christina Hvilsom, researcher at the Copenhagen Zoo, reveals ancient admixture events among the extant species closest to humans: bonobos and chimpanzees.   Between 1,5...
27/10/2016
Steven Laurie from the CNAG Data Analysis Unit will be one of the teachers on the next training course organized by in the Human Variome Project/HUGO “Variant effect prediction” that will take place from 31st October to 3rd November in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Steven Laurie has been invited to...

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