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BD, Sanofi-Aventis License Genomatix Pathways Package

NEW YORK, July 6 (GenomeWeb News) - BD Diagnostic Systems and Sanofi-Aventis have licensed Genomatix's GenomatixSuitePE, the German software company said today.


The two companies now have access to the GenomatixSuitePE package that includes its BibliospherePE pathway database and analysis system, a database of mammalian promoter sequences, gene regulatory sequence analysis software, and the MatInspector transcription factor database and analysis package, according to Genomatix.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.