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News Release
Scientists are using an exciting gene editing tool called CRISPR/Cas9 to protect plants from harmful DNA viruses, strengthening the plant's protections.
… the code for an ancient bacterial immune system into a plant's genome to successfully strengthen the plant's protection against viruses. Featured in Genome … plants' resistance to harmful viruses. Understanding plant genomics is valuable for human nutrition and health. In …
Policy Issues
Genome editing is a method that lets scientists change the DNA of many organisms, including plants, bacteria, and animals.
Talking Glossary
A gamete is a reproductive cell of an animal or plant.
… Gamete … A gamete is a reproductive cell of an animal or plant. … A gamete is a reproductive cell of an animal or plant. In animals, female gametes are called ova or egg … … A gamete is a reproductive cell of an animal or plant. … Talking Glossary …
Fact Sheets
Chromosomes are thread-like structures located inside the nucleus of animal and plant cells.
… structures located inside the nucleus of animal and plant cells. … Chromosomes are thread-like structures located inside the nucleus of animal and plant cells. Each chromosome is made of protein and a single … for example, has four pairs of chromosomes, while a rice plant has 12 and a dog, 39. … In humans and most other …
News Release
Researchers at NHGRI have discovered an immune mechanism in humans that perceives threats and was found only in plants.
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics helps us understand evolution and protect our biological ecosystems.
Genomics helps us understand evolution and protect our … from plants to animals to microbes, through our genomes. Genomics helps us understand the biology of organisms across … - The Origin of Species Illumina Advances in Genomics - Darwin on our Doorsteps Earth BioGenome Project …
The Genomics Landscape
In the September 3, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green talks about the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium, the 2020 Genomic Innovator Awards and more.
… from home. If you are seeking some virtual connections to genomics, I would like to offer some “remote learning” … Director) and I answered questions about bioethics and genomics research on Twitter as part of #AskDrGenome . Meanwhile, the NHGRI History of Genomics Program continues to showcase oral history …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details NHGRI's new Diversity in Genomics Workforce Initiative.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … This issue of  The Genomics Landscape  comes at an especially difficult time, … a priority. As I have mentioned in previous issues of The Genomics Landscape , several government websites are … be a great source of information.   The NHGRI History of Genomics Program continues to showcase oral history …
Genomics and Medicine
The NHGRI Genomic Medicine Working Group has compiled a list of interesting advances.
… Milestones In Medicine, Clinical Implementation Of Genomics, Pharmacogenomics, Oncology Sequencing, … Group has compiled a list of interesting advances. … Genomics and Medicine …
Talking Glossary
GMO (short for “genetically modified organism”) is a plant, animal or microbe in which one or more changes have been made to the genome, typically using high-tech genetic engineering, in an attempt to alter the characteristics of an organism.
… … GMO (short for “genetically modified organism”) is a plant, animal or microbe in which one or more changes have … … GMO (short for “genetically modified organism”) is a plant, animal or microbe in which one or more changes have … … GMO (short for “genetically modified organism”) is a plant, animal or microbe in which one or more changes have …