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Path to Effective Recovering of DNA from Formalin-Fixed Biological Samples in Natural History Collections: Workshop Summary

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Application of Toxicogenomics to Cross-Species Extrapolation:A Report of a Workshop

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The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative The Genomic Revolution -- Implications for Treatment and Control of Infectious Disease: Working Group Summaries

The 2005 conference, "The Genomic Revolution: Implications for Treatment and Control of Infectious Disease," attracted scientists, engineers, and medical researchers to work on new interdisciplinary responses using genomics to treat and control infectious diseases. Eleven conference working groups gave the ...

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Defining the Mandate of Proteomics in the Post-Genomics Era: Workshop Report

Research in proteomics is the next logical step after genomics in understanding life processes at the molecular level. In the largest sense proteomics encompasses knowledge of the structure, function and expression of all proteins in the biochemical or ...

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Biological Confinement of Genetically Engineered Organisms

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Implications of Genomics for Public Health: Workshop Summary

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Communicating Toxicogenomics Information to Nonexperts: A Workshop Summary

Toxicogenomics, the study of how genomes respond to exposure to toxicants, may ultimately hold the promise of detecting changes in the expression of a person's genes if he or she is exposed to these toxicants. As the technology rapidly develops, it ...

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Seeking Security: Pathogens, Open Access, and Genome Databases

Within the last 30 years, the genomes of thousands of organisms, from viruses, to bacteria, to humans, have been sequenced or partially sequenced and deposited in databases freely accessible to scientists around the world. This information is accelerating scientists' ...

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Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods: Approaches to Assessing Unintended Health Effects

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(Sackler NAS Colloquium) Chemical Communication in a Post-Genomic World

One major goal of post-genomic biology is to understand the function of genes. Many gene functions are comprehensible only within the context of chemical communication, and this symposium seeks to highlight emerging research on genomics and chemical communication and ...

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