A team led by Luxembourg Clinical Proteomics Center head Bruno Domon has developed a targeted proteomics workflow using upfront enrichment of histidine-containing peptides.

Researchers from academia and industry have launched the second iteration of a community challenge that aims to evaluate the performance of methods of computing securely on genomic data in remote

Proteome Sciences this week lowered its full year 2014 guidance, citing delays in the timing of several contracts.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Edward Pesicka is retiring from the company, effective March 31, 2015. He joined Thermo Fisher in 2000 as vice president, controller of Fisher Scientific’s US research business.

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Agilent has introduced its AdvanceBio RP-mAB column for separation of monoclonal antibodies. The reversed-phase column comes in three chemistries, C8, C4 and unique diphenyl, and is 3.5 µm, 450Å superficially porous, and stable to 600 bar, the company said.

Melanoma test development firm DermTech is pulling its proposed initial public offering.

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Veracyte has appointed Cepheid Chairman and CEO John Bishop to its board of directors. He also will join the board's compensation committee. Bishop replaces Samuel Colella, who resigned from the board, effective Nov. 30.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer said in its Form 10-Q that it reduced its headcount by 152 employees in the third quarter as a result of a restructuring plan. It also took a pre-tax restructuring charge of $13.2 million in the quarter related to the workforce reduction.

Veracyte reported after the close of the market on Thursday a 75 percent jump in revenues for the third quarter.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vermillion reported after the close of the market Thursday that its third quarter revenues were down 2 percent year over year at $323,000 versus $330,000 in Q3 2013.

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The World Health Organization calls for the public release of clinical trial results within a year of the completion of data collection.

In Science this week: measles virus nucleocapsid structure, and more.

African and US health officials work to establish an Africa-wide Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

Nature has retracted a 2002 epigenetics paper for image manipulation.