Genomic & Biopharma News

Stress hormone has major effect on perception and perceptual learning
Stress is part of our everyday lives - while some thrive on it, it makes others sick. But what does stress do to our senses? When we train them, we can sharpen our senses thereby improve our perceptual performance.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:29:33

Study shows effects of intensive weight reduction on normal weight females
Worries about the potential negative consequences of fat loss regimens for aesthetic purposes in normal weight females have been surfacing in the media.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:24:18

Takeda in $125M Maverick T-cell research deal with a 5-year buyout clause
Takeda in $125M Maverick T-cell research deal with a 5-year buyout clause badams Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:21
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-11 13:21:59

Illumina and IBM join forces to grow accessibility to genome data interpretation
IBM Watson Health and Illumina, Inc. today announced a groundbreaking partnership to expand access to genome data interpretation by integrating Watson for Genomics into Illumina’s BaseSpace Sequence Hub and tumor sequencing process. The collaboration is designed to help standardize and simplify genomic data interpretation.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:17:00

Researchers develop E. coli cell line that produces large quantities of compound serine
If you had a company that manufactured valuable ingredients for chemicals like detergens or paint, you would probably like to produce the ingredients in large quantities, sustainably, and at a low cost. That's what researchers from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability -- DTU Biosustain -- at DTU can now do.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:14:50

Alnylam shrugs off revusiran setback as new lead heads for phase 3 readout
Alnylam shrugs off revusiran setback as new lead heads for phase 3 readout phil Wed, 01/11/2017 - 08:10
Fierce Biotech, 2017-01-11 13:10:04

Sudden drop in temperature kickstarts flu and other respiratory tract infections
You can pretty much put a mark in your calendar for when the annual flu epidemic begins. Using 20,000 virus samples and weather statistics, researchers have now discovered more details about how outdoor temperature and flu outbreaks are linked.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-01-11 13:05:31

A Hypothesis Testing Based Method for Normalization and Differential Expression Analysis of RNA-Seq Data
Next-generation sequencing technologies have made RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) a popular choice for measuring gene expression level. To reduce the noise of gene expression measures and compare them between several conditions or samples, normalization is an essential step to adjust for varying sample sequencing depths and other unwanted technical effects. Here, researchers from Shenzhen University have developed ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2017-01-11 13:00:06

JPM need-to-know, Chapter 2: Pfizer's deal hunger; Sanofi's dupilumab rollout and more
JPM need-to-know, Chapter 2: Pfizer's deal hunger; Sanofi's dupilumab rollout and more tracy Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:56
Fierce Pharma, 2017-01-11 12:56:21