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Jun

2011

ASTDA Announce Award Winners to be Presented at Annual Meeting

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association (ASTDA), an organization devoted to the control and study of sexually transmitted diseases, will present the 2011 winners of the ASTDA Recognition Awards....

10

Jun

2011

Genomic comparison of multi-drug resistant, invasive Acinetobacter reveals genomic plasticity

An IGS and UMSOM team investigated....

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May

2011

Human Microbiome Project Data Available to Research Community

The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) is now releasing reads and assembled sequences from healthy human subjects for use by the scientific community...

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May

2011

IGS and OpGen Announce Partnership to Develop Microbial Sequence Database

IGS and OpGen, Inc. will collaborate to develop a database of annotated microbial sequences. IGS will provide clinically characterized microbial samples and sequencing data from microbial genomics studies...

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Mar

2011

11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting in UK

The registration deadline is now approaching for the 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC11)....

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Mar

2011

Expert in Fungal Pathogenesis Joins IGS

Vincent Bruno's research focus is Candida albicans...

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Mar

2011

IGS Scientists Publish Paper on 2001 Anthrax Investigation

Researchers at IGS at UMSOM and their collaborators have published the first scientific paper based on their investigation into the anthrax attacks of 2001, and their groundbreaking work in microbial forensics...

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Jan

2011

DBED Ad Campaign Highlights Biotech Research

Dr. Fraser-Liggett was included in a DBED ad campaign promoting Maryland for business growth and the importance of biotech research....

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Dec

2010

Hotopp Named to Daily Record's Leading Women

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Oct

2010

Researchers Determine the Genetic Blueprint of Lyme Disease Microbe

Genetic Findings Could Advance Efforts to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat Lyme DiseaseResearchers Dr. Steven E. Schutzer of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and Dr. Claire M. Fraser-Liggett of the Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and their collaborators have made a major achievement toward better understanding Lyme disease, by determining the complete genetic structures....