The first two samples are sequenced

December 14, 2015

The first two blood samples are sequenced. The result of the sequencing is a huge amount of ‘read’ – short fragments of DNA. After quality control of the ‘read’ they will be assembled into whole genome according to reference.

Genome Russia Workshop

October 4, 2015

On September 28- 29 a Workshop of the Project Genome Russia was held in StPetersburg State University. The participants of the workshop includes representatives from Far East (Yakutsk, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok) Siberia , Ural, Moscow and StPetersburg. The topics of the workshop were discussion about the targets of the project as… Read more »

The workshop on the “Genome Russia” project

September 3, 2015

The workshop on the “Genome Russia” project organized by the Dobzhansky Center for Genomic bioinformatics at St. Petersburg State University will be held on 28-30 September 2015 in St. Petersburg. At the workshop the research progress, the strategy, standards and requirements for the project implementation will be discussed. In addition… Read more »

Blood samples at Pechora district were collected

August 10, 2015

In July scientists of Dobzhansky Centre for Genome Bioinformatics together with colleagues from the Department of Ethnography and Anthropology of St. Petersburg State University carried out the expedition to Pechora district of Pskov region (near Estonian border), home to Russian and small Finno-Ugric peoples – Seto, whose numbers in Russia does not exceed… Read more »