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Sangeetha Raghavan is a Senior Licensing and Patenting Manager in NHGRI's Technology Transfer Office.
… diagnostics, drug delivery, therapeutics, medical devices, plant varieties, small molecules and software. Her experience … diagnostics, drug delivery, therapeutics, medical devices, plant varieties, small molecules, software … Sangeetha …
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 …
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 …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics helps us understand evolution and protect our biological ecosystems.
News Release
Researchers at NHGRI have discovered an immune mechanism in humans that perceives threats and was found only in plants.
For Health Professionals
Essential genomics competencies, practice guidelines, and curricular resources for a variety of health professions.
Careers and Training
NHGRI offers a variety first-hand training opportunities with genomics leaders and innovators
Policy Issues
Genome editing is a method that lets scientists change the DNA of many organisms, including plants, bacteria, and animals.