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Stratos reached its milestone by demonstrating nanopore sequencing with its proprietary expandable nucleotides, called X-NTPs.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals last month announced that it has received a $7 million milestone payment from Genzyme based upon its positive data from a phase II trial of the TTR-mediated amyloidosis treatment patisiran, formerly known as ALN-TTR02.

Isis Pharmaceuticals this week said that it stands to receive a $1.1 million payment tied to Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' strategic alliance with Genyzme.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it has received a $3.2 million milestone payment from GlaxoSmithKline related to the companies' collaboration on influenza vaccine production.

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals announced this week that it has earned a $5 million milestone payment after partner Kyowa Hakko Kirin decided to further develop an oncology drug candidate covered by the companies' drug-development alliance.

The discovery triggered a milestone payment of an undisclosed amount, Regulus said.

The companies first began working together in 2007. Under that agreement, Roche acquired a non-exclusive license to use Alnylam's fundamental RNAi intellectual property to develop therapeutics in oncology, respiratory diseases, metabolic diseases, and certain liver diseases.

In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.