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Winter Closure Information 2018/2019

Edinburgh Genomics will close for the winter break at 5pm on Friday 21st December and will re-open at 9am on Thursday 3rd January 2019. Customers should be aware of the following sample submission/collection times: EG (Science) Facility at the King’s Buildings: · Last submission for Sanger sequencing and return of data this year: 2pm on Thursday 20th December 2018 · Last collection (all services...

Gene study boosts bid to keep British bees safe from disease

Efforts to protect the UK's native honey bees could be helped by research that maps their entire genetic make-up. Experts also analysed the genetic profile of bacteria and other organisms that live inside bees, to shed new light on emerging diseases that threaten bee colonies. Researchers say their findings could help to safeguard native bee populations from the effects of infectious diseases...

The Darwin Tree of Life Project

A global effort has been officially launched to sequence all living organisms on Earth including animal, plant, protozoan and fungal species. The project, known as the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), will generate the largest dataset of its kind from the 1.5 million species of eukaryotes worldwide. EBP will provide new insights into a range of scientific fields including; evolution, biodiversity...

Spaces available: Introduction to Python for Biologists

A limited number of spaces remain available for our Introduction to Python for Biologists workshop (22 - 26 October 2018). Further course information can be found here . If you would like to register to attend, you can do so by completing the registration form . Please note, spaces will be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.

Summer 2018 - Newsletter

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