Caprion Pharmaceuticals has secured at least $18 million in loans from the Quebec government to supplement the $45 million it has raised in private capital markets, the Montreal-based firm said last week Subscribers: click headline for more
Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine have agreed to license a subset of AxCell Biosciences ProChart database of protein-protein interactions involving the WW domain family, the company said last week Subscribers: click headline for more
When a group of renowned analytical chemists and bioinformaticists founded systems biology startup Beyond Genomics last March, it was clear proteomics would play a role in the company s vision to integrate genetic, protein, and metabolite data into a computational model of how mammalian organisms function.
At a ceremony earlier this month featuring guided tours and a discussion moderated by Eric Lander, MDS Proteomics officially unveiled its new global headquarters and functional proteomics center in Toronto.
As part of a massive restructuring effort to curb costs and focus on its core database and intellectual property management businesses, Incyte Genomics has cut 56 positions at its Proteome subsidiary in Beverly, Mass., ProteoMonitor learned last week.
Proteome Systems has chosen IBM to provide the hardware and middleware for its proteomics discovery platform, Proteome Systems CEO Keith Williams said last week. An official announcement of the partnership is expected on November 20, he said.
In a sequel to its recent database deal with GeneFormatics, Celera Genomics will team with London-based Inpharmatica to develop a joint product built around Inpharmatica s structural bioinformatics technology and Celera s genomic data, the companies said last week. Notably, the effort marks the first time Celera has released its entire mammalian database to a third party for processing and structure/function annotation.
Breaking its silence on plans for its New Jersey facility, GeneProt said last week that it has purchased six Bruker Daltonics Ultraflex MALDI-TOF/TOF mass spectrometers for its new facility in North Brunswick, NJ, and an additional system for its Geneva laboratory.
The US Patent and Trademark office has awarded AxCell Biosciences US patent 6,309,820 entitled Polypeptides Having a Functional Domain of Interest and Methods of Identifying and Using Same. The patent, with 9 claims, covers the companys method for identi