Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to leverage their respective capabilities in biomedical and engineering research, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute said today they have struck a new partnership to create collaborative R&D and educationa

The University at Albany this week announced that scientists from its RNA Institute have begun collaborating with researchers from the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to advance new biomedical technologies.

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Recent NSF Awards in Proteomics and Protein Research

Warren Bruggeman, Thomas Herzog, Lee Potts, Corey Goodman, Gregory Webb, Stephen Sands, Maggie Dias, Santiago Galvez, Elizabeth Goodman, Claudia Hillinger, Thad Seymour, Randy Scott, John Spencer, Thomas Stevens, Jim Talton, Daniel Wahby, Stephanie Warrington, Claudia Zylberberg

According to the researchers, "the methodology presented [in the study] goes beyond the field of reproductive biology and could be used to understand signaling mechanisms in a wide array of biological systems."

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Recent NSF Awards in Proteomics and Protein Research

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Thomas Fekete to direct Johns Hopkins' INBT; UW TechTransfer names Entrepreneur Residents and Advisors

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.