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While chemical proteomics has traditionally focused on pharmaceutical work, several recent collaborations suggest that the field is establishing a foothold within agricultural research, as well.

BG Medicine has appointed Charles Abdalian to be executive VP and chief financial officer. Mike Rogers will be departing the company after three-and-a-half years as CFO.

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Olink Bioscience this week appointed Simon Fredriksson as its new president and CEO, replacing Bjorn Ekstrom, who has led the company since its founding in 2004 and will be joining its board of directors.

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Gregory Critchfield, Ian Pike, Rainer Metternich

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The company said that protein targets binding specifically to the drug in question showed activity in pathways commensurate with the drug candidate's phenotypic profile.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.