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Researchers from Rockefeller University sifted through soil microbiomes for genes linked to the function of calcium-dependent antibiotics.

Q-State Biosciences, which focuses on neurologic disorders, will work closely with WuXi NextCode to relaunch Claritas' exome assays.

The analysis of HER2 and HER3 mutation carriers emphasizes how these studies can lead both to broadening and to narrowing of the patient populations for targeted drugs.

The partnership will integrate Ambry Genetics' and Invicro's technologies to expedite new drug discovery and development.

The financing will be used to advance the firm's drug discovery platform, which combines high-throughput wet lab experimentation with artificial intelligence.

The company said its recent $74 million IPO was done largely to drive awareness among biotech and pharma firms of its ultrasensitive immunoassay technology.

Datavant, a fledgling spinoff from Roivant Sciences, is trying to break down information silos that often lead to poorly designed clinical trials.

Amgen will use BC Platforms' tools and services to study data in multiple indications, including cardiovascular and bone diseases, hematological malignancies, and other cancers.

Rhythm is using WuXi's artificial intelligence capabilities to support drug development targeting pathways associated with genetic obesity syndromes.

Three-month-old health data integrator Datavant hopes its analytics technology can improve the speed and success of clinical trials.

The companies will use Berkeley Lights' technology to improve Pfizer's monoclonal antibody discovery and gene editing workflows.

The project, dubbed FinnGen, was announced this week and is slated to run through mid-2023.

The company has yet to release formal studies, but discussed two cases that illustrate the potential benefit of the methodology in improving patient treatment.

The companies will use their respective technologies to discover novel modulators of G-protein coupled receptors and ion channel targets.

Genomic Health will test samples from Janssen prostate cancer drug studies to examine whether its test can predict patient outcomes.

Evotec will gain non-exclusive rights to Ncardia IP, including a broad panel of stem cell-derived cell lines for use in drug target discovery and testing.

Base Pair provides custom aptamer discovery and development services, as well as a line of catalog aptamers.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Since 2015, the Regeneron Genetics Center has sequenced 250,000 exomes from phenotyped individuals, identifying "human knockouts" and other large-effect mutations.

The partners will use the GuardantOMNI assay, a 500-plus-gene liquid biopsy panel designed to accelerate clinical trials and targeted cancer therapy research.

The consortium aims to identify tuberculosis protein targets and corresponding small molecule inhibitors that can be used to develop drugs to shorten therapy duration.

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The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.