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Genomics

Genomics

Study: All bison in North America may share ancestry with domestic cattle

Team compares genome sequences among the major historical lineages of bison to 1,842 domestic cattle
Agriculture

AgriLife achieves stable transformation in industrial hemp

Farmers can look forward to a future in which their industrial hemp crops have optimal phenotypic and trait characteristics
Environment

Sustainable fishing: Genetic markers could improve accuracy of quotas

A&M researchers document 53 herring populations from the Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic Sea
Genomics

Chronic wasting disease: New tool could lead to more-resistant herds

Program could support farmed and free-ranging deer populations
Agriculture

Plant study sheds light on first steps of immune defense against microbes

The work creates new ideas for treating allergies and immune deficiencies.
Avian Genetics

Genetic survey could determine status of endangered songbird

Golden-cheeked warblers breed and nest exclusively in Texas
Biochemistry

Genetic motif may lead to new drugs for cancer, autoimmune disorders

Study receives funding from CPRIT and the National Institutes for Health
Animal Models

A&M leads study of inter-individual differences in chemical toxicity

National Institutes of Health provides funding for $2.7-million project
Agriculture

Genome sequencing could lead to better sugarcane, scientists say

Sugarcane is one of the last food crops to undergo sequencing, thanks to its complex genome