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A number of prominent proteomics-based diagnostics developers were recipients of the grant and tax credit awards, which are being provided by the IRS through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program.

Movers & Shakers


Justin Wiseman, Peter Kissinger, Kevin Boscacci, John Hertig, Peter Lewis

The system, which is the eight-year-old company's first product release, uses BioScale's proprietary Acoustic Membrane MicroParticle, or AMMP, technology to offer label-free, non-optical protein detection and quantitation.

The firm will use the funds to expand manufacturing operations and sales of its ViBE protein analytics systems.

IP Roundup


BioScale, Eisai R&D Management, Millipore, Sun-Wing Tong, Rudolph Technologies, Affymetrix


The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.