NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sialix said this week that it has raised an additional $2 million as part of its Series B round, bringing the total raised to $6 million.
Biognosys this week named Patrick Plewman as its new CEO, taking over from Oliver Rinner, who is now the company's chief scientific officer.
Alex Bateman is joining the European Bioinformatics Institute as head of protein sequence resources, replacing Rolf Apweiler.
Sialix this week appointed Norrie Russell president and CEO – a newly established full-time position at the company.
The company, which has licensed intellectual property related to use of the auto-antibodies from UCSD, aims to develop the diagnostics first as CLIA-based tests and ultimately in a microarray format available to physicians.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.