Drug Discovery & Development

News on drug screening, clinical trials, companion diagnostics, immunotherapy, & personalized therapies in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The firms will use AbCellera's antibody discovery platform, which combines a variety of technologies including next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics.

The deal expands Lonza's portfolio of hematopoietic cell lines, including mobilized peripheral blood progenitor cells, for research applications.

Twist continues to invest in NGS while growing its core synthetic biology business, and has filed a countercomplaint in its ongoing litigation with Agilent.

The company is working with partners to identify new biomarkers and treatments as well as to collect utility evidence for its current coaching model.

With metagenomics, genomics, and other analyses, researchers saw a potential antifungal compound called cyphomycin produced by Streptomyces in an ant in Brazil.

NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.

Feb
26
Sponsored by
Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease. 

Mar
14
Sponsored by
BD

In this webinar, Dr. Wendy Béguelin of Weill Cornell Medicine will discuss how she used the BD Rhapsody single-cell RNA-seq platform and YFP floxed reporter mouse models to study how lymphoma-associated mutations disrupt the immune system by affecting GC B-cell states, explaining the biology of initiation of low-grade follicular lymphoma.

Mar
27
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

Sequencing workflows require library quantification and normalization to ensure data quality and reduce cost.