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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 TOP500.org'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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Buza, T., Arick, M., II, Wang, H, & Peterson, D. G. (2014). Computational Prediction of Disease MicroRNAs in Domestic Animals. BMC Research Notes. 7, 403. DOI:10.1186/1756-0500-7-403. [Abstract] [Document Site]
Smékalová, V., Luptoviak, I., Komis, G., Samajova, O., Ovecka, M., Doskocilova, A., Takac, T., Vadovic, P., Novak, O., Pechan, T., Ziemann, A., Kosutova, P., & Samaj, J. (2014). Involvement of YODA and Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase 6 in Arabidopsis Post-embryogenic Root Development through Auxin Up-regulation and Cell Division Plane Orientation. New Phytologist. 203(4), 1175-93. DOI:10.1111/nph.12880.. [Document Site]
Guo, H., Wang, X., Gundlach, H., Mayer, K. F., Peterson, D. G., Scheffler, B. E., Chee, P. W., & Paterson, A. H. (2014). Extensive and Biased Intergenomic Non-reciprocal DNA Exchanges Shaped a Nascent Polyploid Genome, Gossypium (Cotton). Genetics. 197(4), xxx. DOI:10.1534/genetics.114.166124. [Abstract]
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The IGBB welcomes new faculty affiliates Dr. Yuhua Farnell (BCH-EPP) and Dr. Matt Brown (BIO)!