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Increasing the Security, Productivity & Value of Agricultural Species

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Mississippi State Climbs Supercomputing Ranks
August 14, 2014 - Mississippi State University is again ranked as a leading academic supercomputing site, according to Top500, an international organization dedicated to cataloging the world's most powerful computer systems. Named "Shadow," Mississippi State's newest Cray supercomputer is the 11th fastest academic system in the United States with an overall ranking of No. 185 on's latest ...

IGBB Co-Sponsors MSU's Darwin Week Celebration
January 30, 2014 - The Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing & Biotechnology (IGBB) is co-sponsoring Mississippi State's Darwin Week 2014, a celebration of Charles Darwin, the famed naturalist whose theory of evolution by natural selection has been the cornerstone of biological science for 150 years.  For a complete listing of Darwin Week events, click here- ...

IGBB Affiliate Discovers Protist
November 7, 2013 - Dr. Matthew Brown, assistant professor of biological sciences at Mississippi State University and affiliate with the Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology (IGBB), recently led a research team that identified a protist as a new organism and classified its genomics.

The unicellular protist, Pygsuia biforma, is hinting at answers about the evolution of multicellularity ...

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Recent Publications

Magbanua, Z. V., Arick, M., II, Buza, T., Hsu, C. Y., Showmaker, K. C., Chouvarine, P., Deng, P., & Peterson, D. G. (2014). Transcriptomic Dissection of the Rice - Burkholderia Glumae Interaction. BMC Genomics. 15, 755. DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-15-755. [Abstract]

Li, S., Nicolet, C., Grove, D., Levy, S., Farmerie, W., Viale, A., Wright, C., Schweitzer, P., Gao, Y., Kim, D., Boland, J., Hicks, B., Kim, R., Changawala, S., Jafari, N., Raghavachari, N., Garcia-Reyero, N., Hendrickson, C., Roberson, D., Rosenfeld, J., Smith, T., Underwood, J., Wang, M., Zumbo, P., Baldwin, D., Grills, G., & Mason, C. (2014). Multi-platform and Cross-methodological Reproducibility of Transcriptome Profiling by RNA-seq in the ABRF Next-Generation Sequencing Study (ABRF-NGS). Nature Biotechnol. 32, 915-925. [Abstract]

Garcia-Reyero, N., Ekman, D., Habib, T., Villeneuve, D., Collette, T., Bencic, D., Ankley, G., & Perkins, E. (2014). Integrated Approach to Explore the Mechanisms of Aromatase Inhibition and Recovery in Fathead Minnows (Pimephales Promelas). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 203, 193-202. [Abstract]

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The IGBB welcomes new faculty affiliates Dr. Yuhua Farnell (BCH-EPP) and Dr. Matt Brown (BIO)!

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