NEW YORK, May 1 – Protein structure determination company Signature BioScience said Tuesday it had appointed David Spellmeyer chief scientific officer and vice president of drug discovery.

Spellmeyer will be in charge of developing Signature BioScience’s new drug discovery efforts and validating the company’s technology.

Previously Spellmeyer was executive director at DuPont Pharmaceuticals Research Laboratories, where he oversaw the computational chemistry aspects of drug discovery and information technologies.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.