Press Releases

Press Releases2017-05-10T06:44:59+00:00

NRGene and Pure Cannabis Research AG Team Up for Novel Cannabis Production

Complete genomes and pangenomes of multiple varieties to enhance R&D for new and improved cannabis varieties for superior cultivation that are rich in beneficial compounds Ness Ziona, Israel, and Zug, Switzerland – 21 August 2018 – NRGene, the leading provider of genome-wide sequencing and analysis, has partnered with Pure Cannabis Research AG, a Swiss breeding company that focuses on developing [...]

August, 2018|

Science Features NRGene’s Bread Wheat Genome Infrastructure

After two years of fine-tuning by global team of researchers, comprehensive bread wheat genome now available Ness Ziona, Israel – 16 August 2018 – The complete genome of bread wheat is now available to researchers worldwide to better understand the genetics and traits within the world’s most important crop. Under the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) project, NRGene provided [...]

August, 2018|

NRGene Delivers to Global Researchers Multiple Maize Genomes Toward the First Maize Pangenome

Assembly of multiple varieties of maize to assist the efficient breeding of more productive varieties, gene editing, and the discovery of key agronomical traits Ness Ziona, Israel – 1 August 2018 – The de novo genome assembly of diverse lines of maize gives researchers unique insights into the diversity and evolution of the species. In the latest publication of Nature [...]

August, 2018|

NRGene Assembles First Accurate Buckwheat Genome

Ness Ziona, Israel – 11 July 2018 – Buckwheat researchers from Japan now have access to the most accurate genome available, thanks to NRGene. The project was done with Dr. Yasuo Yasui, a renowned buckwheat scientist, in cooperation with GeneBay, NRGene’s partner in Japan. The results were presented yesterday at the annual meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and [...]

July, 2018|

Major step forward in chickpea and pigeonpea research – reference genome data assembled

Ness Ziona, Israel | Hyderabad, Telangana│ (30 May 2018): Breeding high nutritional varieties of chickpea and pigeonpea just got easier. With new technology, genomic processes that could have taken years have been completed in just a few months. This has been possible by work of scientists from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) headquartered in India [...]

May, 2018|

NRGene Assembles Soy Genomes

Critical step in strengthening productivity of world’s most popular vegetarian oil and protein source Ness Ziona, Israel & Columbia, Missouri - March 28, 2018 – Dr. Henry Nguyen, a Curators’ distinguished professor of plant sciences in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, has employed NRGene DeNovoMAGICTM, the world’s most popular genome assembly tool for crop [...]

March, 2018|