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

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

Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.

Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.

Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.

In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.