Press Releases

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

NRGene Achieves Comprehensive Italian Ryegrass Genome Assembly

Information Will Significantly Advance Breeding Efforts and Lead to Improved Animal Food Supply Ness Ziona, Israel – August 29, 2017 – NRGene, the worldwide leader in genomic assembly and analysis, has provided scientists with the complete genome of Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), one of the most important forage crops in temperate regions worldwide. “With the complete genome, we’ll be [...]

August 21st, 2017|

NRGene Delivers an Improved Sweet Potato Genome

Scientists from South Korea, China & Japan Receive a Breakthrough Sweet Potato Assembly Ness Ziona, Israel – July 26, 2017 – NRGene, the worldwide leader in genomic assembly and analysis, has delivered a significantly improved assembly of the sweet potato genome to a group of scientists from Japan, China, and Korea. The genome sequencing was performed as part of a [...]

July 26th, 2017|

NRGene & China’s Genosys Deliver Cotton Genome

NRGene Assembles Genome of Upland Cotton, Most Common Clothing Cotton, in less than Seven Weeks Ness Ziona, Israel – July 25, 2017 – NRGene, the worldwide leader in genomic assembly and analysis, and Genosys Inc. (TGS Singapore), a leading distributor of genomics technologies in China, partnered to deliver two complete cotton genomes. “We first sequenced upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) in [...]

July 25th, 2017|

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|