Press Releases

Press Releases 2017-05-10T06:44:59+00:00

Wild Wheat Genome Sequencing Provides ‘Time Tunnel’ Capable of Boosting Future Food Production and Safety

Tel Aviv and Ness Ziona, Israel, – July 6, 2017 – A global team of researchers has published the first-ever Wild Emmer wheat genome sequence in Science magazine. Wild Emmer wheat is the original form of nearly all the domesticated wheat in the world, including durum (pasta) and bread wheat. Wild emmer is too low-yielding to be of use to [...]

July 6th, 2017|

NRGene Assembles its 300th Crop Genome

Ness Ziona, Israel – May 30, 2017 – NRGene, the worldwide leader in genomic mapping, assembly, and referencing, has assembled 300 genomes of major crop plants in less than two years, enabling the highly accurate genome comparisons required to breed better seeds. Before NRGene’s technology, individual genomes took years to produce and then many more years to improve genome accuracy. [...]

May 30th, 2017|

Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World

A multi-institutional research effort aims to optimize breeding strategies for grain sorghum for Sub-Saharan Africa ST. LOUIS, MO, January 25, 2017 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world’s largest independent plant science institutes, today announced a three-year $6.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand and accelerate the development and deployment of [...]

January 25th, 2017|

Illumina, NRGene Collaborate to Accelerate Development of New Molecular Breeding Tools for Cattle to Support Global Food Production

Companies Complete High Quality Assembly of Nellore Cattle Genome in Conjunction with Universidade Estadual Paulista San Diego, Calif., and Ness Ziona, Israel (BUSINESS WIRE) January 12, 2017 –Illumina, (NASDAQ: ILMN) the global leader in next-generation sequencing technology, and NRGene, a globally recognized leader in genome assembly and analysis, today announced a collaboration to develop new molecular breeding tools for cattle. [...]

January 12th, 2017|

Monsanto and NRGene Announce Global Licensing Agreement for Big Data Genomic Analysis Technology

Technology Platform Will Help Monsanto Analyze, Store And Mine Its Industry-Leading Broad Genomic Data Sets To Enhance Breeding And R&D Opportunities ST. LOUIS AND NESS ZIONA, ISRAEL – (January 12, 2017) – Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and NRGene announced today that the companies have reached a non-exclusive, multi-year global licensing agreement on NRGene’s genome-analysis technology to enhance Monsanto’s ability to [...]

January 12th, 2017|

Syngenta Selects NRGene Tech to Accelerate Crop Breeding

NRGene’s GenoMAGICTM Software Makes Genomic Selection and Trait Mapping More Efficient Raleigh, North Carolina, & Ness Ziona, Israel – January 5, 2017 – Syngenta, a leading global agrochemical and seed company, has chosen NRGene’s GenoMAGICTM cloud-based software package for more comprehensive evaluations to accelerate trait discovery and breeding across diverse crops. NRGene is the leading genomic big data company. “We [...]

January 5th, 2017|