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.
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 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 »
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 »
President’s Office of the Russian Federation has securing approval of the “Genome Russia” project (2015-2018) and funding appropriation. The funding was negotiated and submitted by SPSU Rector Nikolay Kropachev, and assisted by Vice Rector Ilya Dementiev. In April of 2015 St. Petersburg State University launched the Genome Russia Project aimed… Read more »