Asterand MolecularMD, Asterand Bioscience Form Biomarker Alliance The companies will work together to create an end-to-end workflow for biomarker and drug target validation, and assay development. Asterand Awarded $6.5M Contract to Provide Tumor Samples, Data to NIH The company will provide oncology specimens and associated clinical data to the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium. 5AM to Develop Biobanking, Data-Sharing Software for Asterand Premium 5AM Solutions will develop software that will allow Asterand to electronically link multiple biorepositories and identify, annotate, and distribute biospecimen data internally and with collaborators. Asterand Lands $5.4M NCI Contract The contract to supply biospecimens for the Cancer Genome Atlas project could reach a total value of $24 million. Asterand Subsidiary to Screen Amylin Library BioSeek will apply its BioMap predictive human disease models to screen Amylin's library. May 4, 2010 Eisai to Use BioSeek's Drug Modeling Platform Mar 23, 2010 BioSeek to Collaborate with Ono Mar 2, 2010 New Product Watch: Mar 2, 2010 Premium Nov 23, 2009 Asterand Extends Research Agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Nov 18, 2009 Asterand to Acquire BioSeek Breaking News Flatiron Health, Japanese Hospital Partner on Real-World GI Cancer Database Abbott Q4 Diagnostics Revenues Grow 3 Percent, Full-Year Revenues up 25 Percent Molecular Diagnostics Firm Mainz Biomed Prices $22.5M Follow-on Share Offering Dante Labs to Refund COVID-19 Test Customers Following UK Regulatory Investigation Lifespan Linked to Lower Protein Synthesis Gene Expression Pathogenic Variants in Disease-Causing Genes Have Low Penetrance on Average, Study Finds The Scan Sensor to Spot SARS-CoV-2 Exposure Yale researchers have developed a sensor that gauges SARS-CoV-2 exposure, according to the New Haven Register. Watching BA.2 A subtype of the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant has been found in a number of countries, the Washington Post says. Vermont Weighs Genetic Discrimination Bill VT Digger reports Vermont legislators are considering a bill to bar insurer from denying customers coverage based on genetic information. PNAS Papers on Convergent Pathogen Effectors, Lineage-Related RNA Mutations, Desiccation-Tolerant Grass In PNAS this week: convergent evolution of pathogen effectors, algorithm to identify cell lineage features, and more.