Genomic & Biopharma News

Good social networks improve breast cancer prognosis
A study published today in Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society, reports that breast cancer is less likely to recur among women have a good social network than in those who are more socially isolated.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-12 13:37:00

Seattle Genetics chalks up first clinical trial success in solid tumors
Seattle Genetics chalks up first clinical trial success in solid tumors phil Mon, 12/12/2016 - 08:11
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-12 13:11:08

Acfs – circRNA identification and quantification from RNA-Seq data
Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are a group of single-stranded RNAs in closed circular form. They are splicing-generated, widely expressed in various tissues and have functional implications in development and diseases. To facilitate genome-wide characterization of circRNAs using RNA-Seq data, researchers from the Zuse Institute Berlin have developed a freely available software package named acfs. Acfs allows ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2016-12-12 13:08:43

Changing the color of fat to fight obesity and diabetes
Changing the color of fat to fight obesity and diabetes arlene.weintraub Mon, 12/12/2016 - 08:02
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-12 13:02:30

Researchers investigate the potential use of lipids in urinary exosomes as prostate cancer biomarkers
Exosomes have recently appeared as a novel source of noninvasive cancer biomarkers, since these nanovesicles contain molecules from cancer cells and can be detected in biofluids. Researchers from the Oslo University Hospital have investigated the potential use of lipids in urinary exosomes as prostate cancer biomarkers. A high-throughput mass spectrometry quantitative lipidomic analysis was performed ...
Exosome RNA Research & Industry News, 2016-12-12 12:56:12

Featured RNA-Seq Job – Research Technician II
Description: The Shalek Lab (http://shaleklab.com, MIT, Broad Institute, and Ragon Institute) in collaboration with the Walker Lab (http://www.ragoninstitute.org/portfolio-item/walker-lab/, Ragon Institute) has an opening for a highly motivated Research Technician to assist in a global profiling of the immune system in acute HIV infection. The candidate, under the supervision of Prof. Alex Shalek and Prof. Bruce Walker, ...
Transcriptome Research & Industry News, 2016-12-12 12:36:46

Fully automated live cell imaging and analysis from BioTek’s BioSpa
BioTek’s BioSpa Live Cell Imaging System fully automates live cell imaging workflows for robust, real-time results without the need for manual intervention.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-12 12:33:00

Bayer, Versant join forces on $225M Series A for stem cell upstart
Bayer, Versant join forces on $225M Series A for stem cell upstart badams Mon, 12/12/2016 - 07:26
Fierce Biotech, 2016-12-12 12:26:06

IPF diagnosis: how do patients feel about the discussion with their physician?
IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) is a difficult disease to diagnose. Many patients will experience many visits to the doctor and some may even be told they have a different respiratory condition before they finally get the correct diagnosis that...
News Medical Life Sciences, 2016-12-12 12:16:00