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Massive colonization of protein-coding exons by selfish genetic elements in Paramecium germline genomes

2021-07-29 14:00:00 UTC

Massive colonization of protein-coding exons by selfish genetic elements in Paramecium germline genomesA comparative genomics study of nine Paramecium species reveals successful invasion of genes by transposable elements in their germline genomes, showing that the internal eliminated sequences (IESs) followed an evolutionary trajectory remarkably similar to th Read more at Plos.org


BD to Present at UBS Genomics 2.0 and MedTech Innovations Summit

2021-07-29 21:13:00 UTC

BD to Present at UBS Genomics 2.0 and MedTech Innovations SummitBD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that management will be presenting at the UBS... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Deep Genomics Raises $180M in Series C Financing

2021-07-28 11:07:24 UTC

Deep Genomics Raises $180M in Series C FinancingTORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deep Genomics, the leading artificial intelligence (AI) therapeutics company, announced today the closing of a $180 million Series C financing round. SoftBank Vision Fund 2* led the financing with participation from new investors, Ca Read more at Business Wire


NIV confirms 586 Delta variants from Gujarat, 10 more found in BSF jawans

2021-07-28 20:04:08 UTC

NIV confirms 586 Delta variants from Gujarat, 10 more found in BSF jawansWhole genome sequencing held at Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), Gandhinagar, has revealed the presence of delta variant classified as B.1.617.2 in Pango lineage, in the samples of BSF jawans. Read more at The Indian Express


Drug-induced phospholipidosis confounds drug repurposing for SARS-CoV-2

2021-07-29 17:41:39 UTC

Drug-induced phospholipidosis confounds drug repurposing for SARS-CoV-2In the battle against COVID-19, drugs discovered in repurposing screens are of particular interest because these could be rapidly implemented as treatments. However, Tummino et al. deliver a cautionary tale, finding that many leads from such screens have an a Read more at Science Magazine


ERS Genomics and Japan SLC Sign CRISPR/Cas9 License Agreement

2021-07-27 01:05:35 UTC

ERS Genomics and Japan SLC Sign CRISPR/Cas9 License AgreementDUBLIN & SHIZUOKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ERS Genomics Limited, which was formed to provide broad access to the foundational CRISPR/Cas9 intellectual property co-owned by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, and Japan SLC, Inc., a biotechnology company providing anim Read more at Business Wire


In silico saturation mutagenesis of cancer genes

2021-07-28 00:00:00 UTC

In silico saturation mutagenesis of cancer genesA new computational approach to in silico mutagenesis screening allow comprehensive mapping of cancer driver mutations.
Read more at Nature.com


Temporal shifts in antibiotic resistance elements govern phage-pathogen conflicts

2021-07-29 17:41:39 UTC

Temporal shifts in antibiotic resistance elements govern phage-pathogen conflictsThe interrelationships that prevail between bacteria and their phage parasites are subtle and evolutionarily dynamic. In Bangladesh, cholera remains endemic, and natural, clinically relevant infections have been monitored for decades. LeGault et al. investiga Read more at Science Magazine


AWS Lambda now supports up to 10 GB of memory and 6 vCPU cores in the Middle East (Bahrain), Asia Pacific (Osaka), and Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) regions

2021-07-28 20:45:07 UTC

AWS Lambda now supports up to 10 GB of memory and 6 vCPU cores in the Middle East (Bahrain), Asia Pacific (Osaka), and Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) regionsAWS Lambda larger functions are now available in 3 additional regions enabling customers to provision Lambda functions with a maximum of 10,240 MB (10 GB) of memory, a more than 3x increase compared to the previous limit of 3,008 MB. With larger functions, cu Read more at Amazon.com


Toronto A.I. meets Boston biotech: Deep Genomics raises $180 million to automate drug discovery

2021-07-28 11:00:00 UTC

Toronto A.I. meets Boston biotech: Deep Genomics raises $180 million to automate drug discoveryThe startup aims to save drugmakers time and money during research and development, and give them access to key information and patterns through software tools. Read more at The Boston Globe


Researchers film human viruses in liquid droplets at near-atomic detail

2021-07-30 07:39:11 UTC

Researchers film human viruses in liquid droplets at near-atomic detailA pond in summer can reveal more about a fish than a pond in winter. The fish living in icy conditions might remain still enough to study its scales, but to understand how the fish swims and behaves, it needs to freely move in three dimensions. The same holds Read more at Phys.Org


Baxter to Present at UBS Genomics 2.0 and MedTech Innovations Summit

2021-07-29 20:24:24 UTC

Baxter to Present at UBS Genomics 2.0 and MedTech Innovations SummitDEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, will present at the UBS Genomics 2.0 and MedTech Innovations Summit on Thursday, August 12, 2021 in Laguna Beach, Calif. Jay Saccaro, Baxters c Read more at Business Wire


Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics Announce Settlement to Resolve Multiple Litigations

2021-07-27 16:37:28 UTC

Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics Announce Settlement to Resolve Multiple LitigationsHERCULES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced that Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TXG) have reached a final settlement to Read more at Business Wire


GreyStone Labs In Texas Offers Full-Service Diagnostic Laboratory Services

2021-07-28 22:00:00 UTC

GreyStone Labs In Texas Offers Full-Service Diagnostic Laboratory ServicesIrving, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GreyStone Laboratories, based in Irving, TX, is happy to announce that they are offering diagnostic laboratory... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


2021 BioTech Breakthrough Awards Program Opens for Nominations

2021-07-29 20:02:00 UTC

2021 BioTech Breakthrough Awards Program Opens for NominationsBioTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products within the life sciences and... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


After Naming a New CFO, Is This Genetic Diagnostics Company a Buy?

2021-07-29 10:55:00 UTC

After Naming a New CFO, Is This Genetic Diagnostics Company a Buy?Veracyte appointed Rebecca Chambers, who boasts a wealth of financial executive experience, to the position.
Read more at Motley Fool


Oryzon Genomics S.A. reports Q2 results

2021-07-29 16:41:21 UTC

Oryzon Genomics S.A. reports Q2 resultsOryzon Genomics S.A. (ORYZF): Q2 GAAP EPS of $0.02.Cash and equivalents of $40.08M.Press Release
Read more at Seeking Alpha


TruTrace Technologies Partners with California-Based LeafWorks to Create a Blockchain-Secured Platform for Validation of Cannabis Supply Chains

2021-07-29 12:08:34 UTC

TruTrace Technologies Partners with California-Based LeafWorks to Create a Blockchain-Secured Platform for Validation of Cannabis Supply ChainsTORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TruTrace Technologies (CSE: TTT; OTCQB: TTTSF), a developer of a fully-integrated blockchain platform for the legal cannabis, food, and pharmaceutical industries, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent with LeafWorks I Read more at Business Wire



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