Press Releases

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

Publication of Cotton Genome Assemblies Could Inform Breeding of Better-Performing, More Sustainable Varieties

 NESS ZIONA, Israel, SAN DIEGO, and HANGZHOU, China, March 19, 2019 — NRGene, a worldwide leader in genomic analysis for agricultural breeders and researchers, announced today the publication of the most complete genome assemblies ever achieved for the top two leading cultivated allotetraploid cotton species, G. hirsutum L. (AD)1 and G. barbadense L. (AD)2 . The results, published today in Nature [...]

March, 2019|

Introducing The First Fully-Phased Cannabis Genome

NRGene and Kayagene breakthrough enables growers to fast-track breeding and strain development Ness Ziona, Israel, and Salinas, Calif: Monday, Feb 11th, 2019: Today NRGene, a leading agricultural genomics company based in Israel, and Kayagene, a California-based cannabis breeding company, have announced the completion of the first fully-phased cannabis genome using NRGene’s DeNovoMAGIC technology. NRGene has created a full suite of tools [...]

February, 2019|

NRGene and TOYOTA Collaborate to Develop Strawberry Varieties to Better Enable Local Production for the Japanese Market

NESS ZIONA, Israel and Aichi, Japan – January 13, 2019 – NRGene, a worldwide leader in genomic analysis, and Toyota announced today the decoding of a leading commercial strawberry genome, a key milestone in the development of high-quality, locally-produced fruits for the Japanese market. The combination of NRGene’s assembly of the strawberry genome and Toyota’s GRAS-Di DNA analysis technology will enhance [...]

January, 2019|

NRGene and Macrogen Launch Ultra-High-Density SNP Genotyping Service

ArrayMAGIC is designed to provide convenient, cost-effective, and high-resolution genotyping  NESS ZIONA, Israel, SAN DIEGO, and ROCKVILLE, MD, USA – January 12, 2019 – NRGene and Macrogen Corp announced today the launch of a joint sequencing-based genotyping service, ArrayMAGIC, at the Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) conference in San Diego. The new offering provides ultra-high-density single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping [...]

January, 2019|

NRGene Announces Management Changes and Opening of San Diego Office

NESS ZIONA, Israel and SAN DIEGO – January 11, 2019 – NRGene announced today some notable changes to its executive leadership team, taking effect as the company expands its global footprint and opens a new office in San Diego, California. As of Jan. 1, 2019, NRGene co-founder Gil Ronen has transitioned from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to President. Jonathan Jaglom, [...]

January, 2019|

NRGene and Syngenta Expand Genomics Collaboration in Key Crops

Following a successful pilot, Syngenta has chosen the GenoMAGIC platform to support its advanced molecular breeding program in maize Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, & Ness Ziona, Israel – January 10, 2019 –Syngenta, a leading global agrochemical and seed company, and NRGene, the leading genomics-to-breeding solution provider, announced today a key milestone in their multi-year collaboration. The deal centers around NRGene’s cloud-based big [...]

January, 2019|

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