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NEW YORK, July 3 – The pharmacogenomics market is expected to grow to more than $6 billion by 2005, compared with $1.7 billion in 2000, consulting firm Frost & Sullivan said Tuesday in a report.

NEW YORK, July 3 – The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research has signed a multi-year subscription to Celera’s Discovery System genomic database and bioinformatics tools, Celera said Tuesday. Under the terms of the deal, the N

NEW YORK, July 3 – Roche Diagnostics has entered into a 15-year agreement to purchase, use and resell CombiMatrix’s biochips, the companies announced Tuesday. The worldwide, non-exclusive deal includes minimum payments by Roche to Combi

NEW YORK, July 3 – PsychoGenics has entered into an agreement with Gene Logic to provide the company with tissue samples and subscribe to its GeneExpress Suite, the companies announced Tuesday. PsychoGenics, based in Hawthorne, NY, will

NEW YORK, July 2 - Diversa said Monday that Mervyn Bibb, head of small molecule discovery, had been awarded the 2001 Charles Thom Award from the Society for Industrial Microbiology.  The award goes to individuals who have made one

NEW YORK, July 2 – The University of Alabama at Birmingham has purchased a three-year subscription to DoubleTwist’s Prophecy database and tools, the companies announced Monday. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

NEW YORK, July 2 - Human Genome Sciences said Monday it had reclaimed the exclusive rights to its data and technologies following the June 30 expiration of a 1996 agreement that gave members of the human gene therapeutic consortium equal access to HGS’s technology and int

NEW YORK, July 2 - Human Genome Sciences said Monday it had reclaimed the exclusive rights to its data and technologies following the June 30 expiration of a 1996 agreement that gave members of the human gene therapeutic consortium equal access to HGS’s technology and int

NEW YORK, July 2 – German proteomics company MelTec said Monday its scientists have published a paper in the June 5 issue of IEEE Transactions  describing how the company’s Neuronal Cell Detection System can be used to monitor fluorescent lymphocytes in human

NEW YORK, July 2 – German proteomics company MelTec said Monday its scientists had published a paper in the June 5 issue of IEEE Transactions  describing how the company’s Neuronal Cell Detection System can be used to monitor fluorescent lymphocytes in human

NEW YORK, July 2 – The number of new funding deals did not change significantly from May to June, a report released Monday by Facts Online said. During the month of June the number of fundings was at 306, nearly identical to 309 in May.

NEW YORK, July 2 – Genset has named Robert Abarbanel chief information officer and chief technical officer, the company announced Monday. Abarbanel previously worked at Boeing, where he served as a manager and principal scientist in mat

NEW YORK, July 2 – DeCode Genetics estimated Monday that the total value of its previously announced diagnostics collaboration with F.

NEW YORK, June 29 – MDS Proteomics will to identify up to 150 proteins as drug targets in a collaboration with antibody-based pharmaceutical company Abgenix, and in return Abgenix has agreed to make a $15 million equity investment in MDS Proteomics, the companies said Fri

This story has been updated from a previous version to reflect a postponed application date. NEW YORK, June 22 - Incyte Genomics said Friday it would begin accepting applications next week for its Discovery Gran

At this writing, the Bush administration has made only limited progress in filling the most important scientific positions in the federal government: Director of the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration commissioner, and head of the White House Office

NEW YORK, June 29 – Illumina will provide SNP genotyping services on a set of samples provided by GlaxoSmithKline, the companies said Friday.  The agreement calls for Illumina to apply its BeadArray technology to determine the freq

NEW YORK, June 28 - Qiagen and Aventis have signed a technology access agreement for Qiagen's new ZeptoGene Workstation microarray platform, Qiagen said Thursday.  Under the agreement, Aventis will acquire limited access to th

NEW YORK, June 28 - Entigen has hired Denise Gilbert, a former executive at Incyte and Affymax, as the company's new CEO, Entigen announced Thursday. As CEO, Gilbert will work on marketing Entigen's technology platform and exp

NEW YORK, June 28 – A month after announcing that it had obtained the option to acquire Gendaq, Sangamo Biosciences said Thursday that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement.   The merger of the two companies, which hav

NEW YORK, June 28 - Hoping to combine genomic and proteomic data with drug target validation technology, Incyte and Lexicon Genetics have agreed to an anticipated five-year drug discovery partnership focusing on proteins secreted through cell membranes.

NEW YORK, June 28 - Denise Gilbert, the new CEO of bioinformatics company Entigen, hopes to extend the company's middleware for integrating data across the continuum of genomics to clinical disease management, she told GenomeWeb Thursday.

NEW YORK, June 28 - Incyte Genomics and Lexicon Genetics will partner to discover novel therapeutic proteins, share access to databases, and promote each other's products, the companies said Thursday. Together, the two companies wi

NEW YORK, June 27 - Syrrx and Cubist Pharmaceuticals have entered a deal to jointly develop potential antibiotic drugs, the companies said Tuesday.   The deal represents the first collaboration with a pharmaceutical compa

NEW YORK, June 27 - Get out your party hats--it's time to celebrate!

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.