Recent News

October 4, 2001
The First Annual TIGR Functional Genomics Meeting will be held on January 17 - 20, 2002 at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel in Tampa, Florida.

September 28, 2001
The Institute for Genomic Research is the new publisher of the Genome News Network (GNN), which produces a lively, trusted online magazine with informed coverage of important developments in genomic research around the world.

July 19, 2001
TIGR completes study providing insight into infectious strain of bacterium that causes otitis, pneumonia and meningitis.

June 12, 2001
TIGR scientists complete the first genome sequence of an oral pathogen associated with severe adult periodontal disease.

June 8, 2001
TIGR and National Insitute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have launched a new web site on the Aspergillus fumigatus genome project.

June 8, 2001
The TIGR Comprehensive Microbial Resource (CMR) has been updated with the release of Porphyromonas gingivalis and Mycoplasma pulmonis.

June 7, 2001
USDA research agency and TIGR sequence genome of food borne pathogen

June 4, 2001
TIGR and the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya announce a new web site on the Theileria parva genome project. T. parva is a tick-borne parasite found in sub-Saharan Africa that causes a deadly disease in cattle called East Coast fever.

May 30, 2001
TIGR offers free Genomics Education Course to high school teachers

May 17, 2001
More extensive analysis casts doubt on claim of bacterial genes in humans

Apr. 25, 2001
TIGR awarded grant to sequence deadly fungal disease

Apr. 5, 2001
The TIGR Comprehensive Microbial Resource (CMR) has been updated with six new genomes: Caulobacter crescentus, Pasteurella multocida, Lactococcus lactis, Bacillus halodurans, Escherichia coli O157, and Mycobacterium leprae. The CMR is a web-based database combining information from all completed microbial genomes worldwide.

Mar. 5, 2001
TIGR to participate in the Anopheles gambiae Genome Sequencing Project

Feb. 28, 2001
TIGR to participate in sequencing the rat genome.

Dec. 19, 2000
Ceres, Inc and TIGR to collaborate on analysis of thousands of plant genes, leading to greatly improved understanding of many Arabidopsis genes for the scientific community worldwide.

Dec. 13, 2000
TIGR and the Arabidopsis Genome Initiative announce the publication of the complete genome sequence of the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana in the journal Nature. To see a video of the press conference, go to NSF News

Nov. 27, 2000
TIGR commences sequencing of the early branching enteric parasite Entamoeba histolytica as part of an NIAID (NIH) funded project.

Oct. 13, 2000
TIGR and the Naval Medical Research Center release preliminary annotation for chromosomes 10, 11, and 14 of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Oct. 10, 2000
TIGR collaborates with Universities of California, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Cornell on Potato Disease Project

Oct. 9, 2000
TIGR selected as inaugural participant in national genomic research initiative

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