Genomic & Biopharma News

Charles River opens CRISPR arm with licensing deal from Broad Institute amid patent brawl
Charles River opens CRISPR arm with licensing deal from Broad Institute amid patent brawl aliu Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:01
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-05 18:01:42

UC Riverside scientists identify mechanism that creates immunity to influenza A virus
A team of researchers, co-led by a University of California, Riverside professor, has found a long-sought-after mechanism in human cells that creates immunity to influenza A virus, which causes annual seasonal epidemics and occasional pandemics.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 17:58:35

Researcher developing smartphone-based technology to help people quit smoking
What if a smartphone app could help you avoid relapsing back to smoking even before you knew you were at risk? A researcher from the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center is developing smartphone-based technology to help people receive real-time tobacco cessation treatment when they are most at risk.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 17:52:52

BUSM researchers discover role of hippocampus in future thinking
Over the past decade, researchers have learned that the hippocampus--historically known for its role in forming memories--is involved in much more than just remembering the past; it plays an important role in imagining events in the future.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 17:46:12

FDA's new drugs director Jenkins retires, months after criticizing regulator, RAPS reports
FDA's new drugs director Jenkins retires, months after criticizing regulator, RAPS reports badams Mon, 12/05/2016 - 12:34
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-05 17:34:13

Project to help those living with HIV launched by Beckman Coulter
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is launching an international HIV/AIDS award at the 2016 conference for the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) being held in Cape Town, South Africa (December 3 to 8).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 16:59:05

Pittcon announce speaker for Wallace H Coulter lecture
The Pittcon Program Committee is extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Karl Deisseroth, the D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will deliver the Wallace H. Coulter lecture at Pittcon 2017.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 16:57:20

The Integra Mediajet provides perfect preparation of petri dishes
Compact in design - MEDIAJET from INTEGRA offers the unique flexibility to fill Petri dishes of various sizes, Petri dishes with two compartments or test tubes of various diameters and length.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 16:55:52

UCL invest in Postnova Analytics fractionation system to develop nanoscale drug delivery vehicles
Postnova Analytics reports on the recent investment by the Department of Chemistry at University College London (UCL) in an AF2000 Field Flow Fractionation System to assist them in their development of novel nanoscale vehicles for drug delivery.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-05 16:48:34