The company announced the collaborations this week in conjunction with the annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in Atlanta.
Roche ran a mock clinical trial in which it used DIA mass spec and targeted proteomics to profile 30 colorectal cancer samples under GCP conditions.
The group's meeting this week evidenced the ongoing shift towards analyzing proteins in the context of specific isoforms, complexes, and cells.
The recent agreement between Freenome and Biognosys suggests a role for proteomics as developers of genomic-based cancer detection tests look beyond ctDNA.
Freenome will leverage proteomics firm Biognosys' technology to add protein quantification to the development of Freenome's first commercially available screening test.
The agreement brings together Biognosys' Spectronaut Pulsar DIA software and Waters' SONAR data-independent acquisition mass spectrometry method.
The company said it plans to use the funds to extend its commercial operations and develop new products broadly aimed at the life sciences research market.
As researchers continue to explore uses for DDA and DIA workflows, mass spec advances are enabling both methods to generate larger and more complete data sets.
The agreement involves Thermo Fisher's Orbitrap mass specs and Biognosys' Spectronaut Pulsar software for data-independent acquisition studies.
The company has licensed the Limited Proteolysis technology developed by ETH Zurich Professor Paola Picotti, which can assess proteome-wide structural changes.
The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.
Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.
NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.