Press Releases

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

NRGene and Kayagene, LLC. Collaborate to Improve Cannabis Breeding and Seed Production

Revealing the complete genome makeup of multiple varieties resolves the genetic basis of key traits Ness Ziona, Israel, and Salinas, Calif. (Oct 22, 2018)– Kayagene, an innovative cannabis breeding company, and NRGene, the leading agricultural genomics company, are collaborating on research to enhance Kayagene’s breeding capabilities  to develop improved cannabis varieties and more robust seed production. The non-exclusive partnership between [...]

October, 2018|

First-ever Opium Poppy Genome Assembled

Data from collaboration among NRGene, China’s Xi'an Jiaotong University, and The Wellcome Sanger Institute and The University of York, UK Shaanxi, China; York, UK, & Ness Ziona, Israel – October 2, 2018 – Xi'an Jiaotong University, The Wellcome Sanger Institute, The University of York, and NRGene have recently completed the world’s first assembly of the opium poppy genome. “We’re using [...]

October, 2018|

Volcani Center and NRGene Team-up to Deliver World’s First Complete Genome of Sweet Basil

Ness Ziona and Newe Ya'ar Research Center, Israel – 20 September 2018 – Pesto. Marinara sauce. Caprese salad. The key common, tasty ingredient – basil. Prof. Nativ Dudai, a world-known basil researcher and breeder and head of the unit of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants at Newe-Ya’ar Research Center of the Agricultural Research Organization (Israel), sought to sequence the genome of [...]

September, 2018|

NRGene & The Land Institute Deliver Exceptionally Accurate Intermediate Wheatgrass Reference Genome

Ness Ziona, Israel and Salina, Kans. – September 13, 2018 – Dr. Lee DeHaan of The Land Institute, in cooperation with a team of researchers at Kansas State University, JGI, HudsonAlpha, Utah State University, and NRGene, the leading genomic big data company, announce the improved and accurate assembly of the intermediate wheatgrass genome. Dr. DeHaan is leading efforts to transform intermediate [...]

September, 2018|

New High-Quality Shrimp Genome Assembly May Reveal Why Females are Superior

Enzootic and NRGene assemble the first high-quality female shrimp genome to enhance all-female shrimp breeding Tel Aviv, Hong Kong & St. Louis – 5 September 2018 – Enzootic, an animal biotechnology and genetics company leading the all-female shrimp revolution, and NRGene, the world’s leading provider of genomic big data analysis, have completed the sequencing and assembly of the world’s first [...]

September, 2018|

NRGene and RCK to Develop DNA Tests for Medical Cannabis

Cooperative effort will ensure top quality plants for medical treatment Ness Ziona and Ruhama, Israel – 4 September 2018 – Legalization of cannabis for diverse medical conditions requires top quality control of plant material production. One of the most important quality measurements is the cannabis strain authentication. Cannabis strains differ significantly in the profile of active ingredients, mostly cannabinoids and [...]

September, 2018|