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The Dutch array vendor is working closely with partners in the pharmaceutical industry and academia to optimize internally developed kinase-screening assays for use in drug discovery and as companion diagnostics.

Under the CRADA, Ortho Biotech, a unit of J&J's Centocor, will have an option to exclusively license new inventions developed jointly or independently by NCI scientists. The collaboration will focus on engineering patients' T-cells to treat melanoma and possibly other types of cancers.

BioArray Briefs: 2009.04.07

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CGC Genetics, Nuvera Biosciences, Veridex, ImaGenes, CapitalBio, Fisher Healthcare, Osmetech, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Data, Cogenics, UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

The assays that Veridex will commercialize were developed to predict patient response to tamoxifen therapy and taxane-containing chemotherapy in breast cancer.

The company also released its fourth-quarter financial results, posting higher losses on increased research and development spending as it worked to move its first drug into the clinic this year.

Pfizer La Jolla Incubator, Chromocell, NJEDA Biotechnology Development Center, Wockhardt USA LLC, Acorda Therapeutics, Eastman Business Park, Qatar Science & Technology Park, and more…

Jerry Hill, Chad Ziegler, Michael Allen Luther, Drew Harris, Christopher Donovan

A Big Team for a Big Lab

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Richard Smith is one PI who asks his postdocs to check their egos at the door for the benefit of the group, but the time they spend in his lab guarantees to benefit them all as individuals.

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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.