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Northeastern University and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to host drug discovery day

.... Celniker is responsible for the oversight of the pipeline portfolio and project management activities at MPI. Prior to joining MPI, Dr. Celniker was the Assistant Vice President of Biotherapeutic Research Technologies at the Genetics Institute division of Wyeth Ayerst Research and prior to that was a Senior...

An ear for crime

... diesel engines for border patrol crossings or oil pipeline thieves, or chainsaws (and diesels) to listen for outlaw loggers. This vocabulary is quite manageable." Machine sounds are the only ones in SENTRI's vocabulary. It cannot eavesdrop on conversations, the scientist emphasizes. B...

New approach studying protein structure could advance drug development

...s," said Makowski, "So theoretically an industrial pipeline could be set up that would only be limited by a few minutes per protein-small molecule interaction." Functional cell-based assays (which are needed for other methods) currently take weeks, if not months to complete--causing a bottleneck in data coll...

EMBO, HHMI join forces to promote brain gain

... program was designed to strengthen the scientific pipeline in EMBO member countries where HHMI funds international research scholars. Through its international scholars program, HHMI supports outstanding non-U.S. scientists in 29 countries around the world. ...

NHGRI targets 12 more organisms for genome sequencing

...ditional organisms already in the NHGRI sequencing pipeline are: the macaque, the orangutan, the kangaroo, the cow, the gray short-tailed opossum, the platypus, the red flour beetle, the domestic cat, the flatworm Schimdtea mediterranea, more species of fruit fly and several species of fungi....

New drugs for bad bugs

...gh. Even more worrisome, there are very few in the pipeline right now. Meanwhile, the requirements are getting longer and longer, and this is a huge dilemma with the recent discussion about Vioxx. That's created some doubt in the approval procedure. I think we have to come to a reasonable expectation here in ...

International gathering of scientists looks toward future of cancer research

...nd the public, we often refer to the metaphor of a pipeline to describe the scientific process, with the output of that pipeline taking the form of new diagnostic tools and devices, vaccines and drugs," said Michael B. Kastan, M....

Wind turbine to stir up renewable energy research

...tion of a community anaerobic digester and methane pipeline system. A mix of university, state, federal and private funding is being sought to complete these core systems. The wind-to-hydrogen project at the WCROC has received initial funding from the state Commerce Department, the Legislative Commission on M...

Institute for OneWorld Health to exhibit at BIO

...thority by the end of this year. OneWorld Health's pipeline includes drugs for neglected infectious diseases, including visceral leishmaniasis (VL), Chagas disease, malaria and diarrhea. The company recently announced it received Orphan Drug Designation for paromomycin to treat visceral leishmaniasis (VL) fr...

NHGRI selects 13 new targets for large-scale sequencing program

... coli. Organisms currently in the NHGRI sequencing pipeline include: the macaque, the orangutan, the cow, the platypus, the red flour beetle, several additional species of fungi and the domestic cat. A complete list of organisms and their sequencing status can be viewed at www.genome.gov/10002154 ....

Fighting malaria by manipulating mosquitoes' sense of smell

...ct populations. The researchers intend to set up a pipeline for identifying and testing non-toxic chemical odo...mply confuse the mosquito's olfactory system. The pipeline begins with the high-tech genetic engineering and molecular biology laboratories at Vanderbilt and Y...

Argonne receives $50 million NIH grant

... process that used to take years into an automated pipeline that can be completed in weeks. The automated process allows structure determination that used to cost more than $500,000 per structure to now be accomplished for less than $50,000. The process is now producing more than 250 protein structures each y...

Scripps research-based center awarded more than $50 million by NIH to solve protein structures

...nces into three-dimensional structures and built a pipeline that could be scaled up for a production center. ...methods and technologies into an effective robotic pipeline for producing proteins and determining structures. Their efforts will advance the goals of the Prote...

Ethanol treatment may be instrumental in fighting IV-based infections

...hese lifesaving devices also can provide a furtive pipeline for germs from the external world to gain access to the bloodstream of patients who often already are sick, resulting in a serious infection or even death, says professor of Medicine Dennis G. Maki. More than 200 million intravascular devices are in ...

NJIT ranked 9th in the nation for graduating African-American engineers

...ough 12th graders, particularly minorities, is the pipeline that cultivates early student interest in science, math, engineering and technology. Secondly, Bloom added, NJIT's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) allows NJIT to remain a top opportunity school due to the counseling, tutoring and scholarships t...

USC recipient of stem cell training grants from California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

...ng program to date in the field. It will provide a pipeline of highly trained basic and clinical investigators for the research that CIRM will fund in California." "This grant award bodes well for the program we are trying to develop here at the Keck School of Medicine--the USC Institute for Stem Cell and Reg...

Genomatix, AAAS ink agreement

...mportant component of the microarray data analysis pipeline offered by Genomatix and enables biologists to dis...own to the molecular level. Applying the Genomatix pipeline to a researcher's set of genes (for example, from a microarray analysis) generates the full biologic...

First big influenza genome study reveals flu evolution

...TIGR's high-throughput influenza genome sequencing pipeline offers a pivotal strategy for crafting emerging vaccines that work. "Right in the middle of flu season, we could determine which influenza strains are present in the population, which ones are dominant, and how well a given vaccine works," Ghedin not...

National Institutes of Health renews Genomatix License

... engine. Applying the full Genomatix chip analysis pipeline to a researcher's microarray results raw data strongly enhances the identification of significantly changed transcripts, generates the full biological network of involved genes, and allows for functional analysis of the sub-networks most relevant for...

Genomatix Microarray Analysis Pipeline achieves Affymetrix GeneChip compatible status

...mlessly integrating its entire microarray analysis pipeline with the Affymetrix technology. The Genomatix li.... The tight integration of our microarray analysis pipeline with the Affymetrix platform will stimulate exciting new results in both basic and applied biomedica...

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