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Monogram, Dana-Farber to Use eTag Assays in Oncology Biomarker Study

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (GenomeWeb News) - Monogram Biosciences and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will jointly conduct experiments using Monogram's eTag assays to study signaling pathway activation and clinical responsiveness to targeted drugs in a range of cancers, Monogram said today.

 

Under the deal, Monogram will have rights to diagnostic and predictive medicine applications of all resulting products.

 

No additional details were provided.

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.