Purdue University Savran Technologies to Target Breast Cancer Recurrence with Circulating Tumor Cell Platform Premium The startup aims to combine its microfluidic platform with a circulating tumor DNA-based assay offered by a potential partner and launch the test by 2022. Tourette Disorder Risk Genes, Pathways Emerge From Expanded Trio Analysis Researchers explored the role of de novo variants and copy number alterations in the disease using new and existing exome sequences for children with Tourette disorder and their parents. Waters Acquires Rights to Prosolia DESI Technology for Mass Spec As part of the deal, Waters has also placed a Synapt G2-Si mass spec instrument at Purdue University to help advance research applications for DESI. Purdue University System Could Eliminate Blood Draw in Some Clinical Tests The researchers said that they are developing a fiber probe that could generate a Bessel beam that could be inserted into arteries to obtain internal images. Purdue Researchers Developing Viral Biosensor With Paper-Based Sample Prep Premium The method uses graphene-coated silica particles fused to complementary RNA to register impedance changes in the presence of viruses. Oct 25, 2016 Purdue Team Awarded $3.8M NIH Grant to Upgrade Metagenomics Data System Feb 9, 2016 Tick Genome Provides Resource for Understanding Bloodsucker's Biology, Disease Transmission Sep 11, 2015 Expression Analyses Point to Comparable Subtypes in Human, Canine Invasive Bladder Cancers Jun 5, 2013 Matrix-Bio Options Purdue Technologies for Cancer Dx Development May 30, 2013 Indiana Launches Industry-led Bioscience Institute with $25M from State May 3, 2012 W.M. Keck Foundation Grants $1M to Purdue for Epigenetics Research Feb 28, 2012 Intel Team Developing Electrical Detection Method with Eye Toward Single-Molecule Sequencing Premium Jan 30, 2012 Danforth Lands $1.3M for Maize Genetics Oct 14, 2011 WUSTL Wins DOE Funds to Lead Biofuel Research Project Jul 9, 2010 Purdue Team Says PolyMAC Improves Phosphopeptide Enrichment for Mass Spec Analysis Premium Apr 13, 2010 Purdue Wins $14.9M Stimulus Grant Jan 13, 2010 Team Publishes Draft Soybean Genome Paper Aug 12, 2009 Lilly Readies Web Portal for PD2 Initiative; University of Cincinnati Joins List of Participants Premium Apr 22, 2009 Tech Transfer Tidbits: Apr 22, 2009 Premium Feb 18, 2009 Organizations Showcase Web-Based Tech-Transfer Tools at University Tech Managers Meeting Premium Feb 5, 2009 NIH Funding for Proteomics Fall 3 Percent in FY 2008 as Number of Grants Slides 8 Percent Premium Feb 5, 2009 NIH Proteomics Funding Fell 3 Percent in FY 2008 Feb 4, 2009 UPenn-Led Yeast Tox Study Builds on Commercial Parkinson's Model Developed at Whitehead Premium Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.