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Apr

2010

The Billions That Bug Us: A Genomic View of Humans and Their Microbes

Claire Fraser-Liggett, director of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a globally recognized microbial...

26

Mar

2010

Fraser-Liggett Wins Leadership in Bioscience Award

Claire Fraser-Liggett, PhD, director of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is one of four people to receive recognition at the Greater Baltimore Committee's 5th Annual Maryland Bioscience Awards...

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Mar

2010

Claire Fraser-Liggett Inducted into MD Women's Hall of Fame

Claire Fraser-Liggett, PhD, director of the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, is one of six trailblazing women who will be inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame at an event in Annapolis on March 18.

09

Nov

2009

Researchers Complete Draft Genome Sequence for Cassava

A $1.3 Million grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund the next phase of research that is critical to global food security...

03

Nov

2009

GeMInA Genomic Metadata Database for Geospatial Pathogen Surveillance Developed at Institute for Genome Sciences

Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) published their research about GeMInA...

02

Nov

2009

Expert in Human Genetic Variation Joins the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Scott E. Devine, a leading researcher in human genetic variation, has joined the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS)...

02

Oct

2009

UMB Heads $12.2 Million Study of Chlamydia

Perhaps the most comprehensive, multi-institutional study yet of the sexually transmitted bacteria chlamydia is under way at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)...

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Oct

2009

Disease Ontology Project Awarded NIH ARRA Award from the National Center for Research Resources

The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a two-year AmericanReinvestment and Recovery Act...

31

Jul

2009

Microbes Take Center Stage

It's easy to forget that you're among leading academics when you walk into the Institute for Genome Sciences...

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Jun

2009

IGS Awarded New HMP Grants

Researchers at the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have earned three new grants...