University of Delaware

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of Delaware will lead a project funded with $3.9 million from the National Science Foundation to study how genes in one type of maize may influence the plant's resistance to diseases, and compare the genomes of many types of maize to bette

A grant from the National Science Foundation to Penn State and the University of Delaware will fund epigenetics and genetic stability focused on corn breeding.

The patent covers a process of chemical derivatization in liquid chromatography separation products.

BioRegion Real Estate

Premium

Massachusetts Biotechnology Council-BioReady Communities Campaign, Alkermes Relocation, Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging, Londonderry Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre, Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation, BioBusiness Park at Elk Run, Chrysler-University of Delaware, ICON- Qualia Clinical Services

Around the Regions

Premium

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Vermont Pharma Marketing Disclosure Bills, New England Biotech Association, US Energy Frontier Research Centers, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, New York Biotechnology Association, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Idea Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence, Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Fund, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Accelerator Program, Maryland Technology Development Corporation, San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology

In the first phase of the three-part pilot program, three projects will be chosen from 10 institutions in the Philadelphia region, Delaware, and New Jersey to receive one-year grants worth as much as $200,000 for proof-of-concept studies.

Little State, Big Dreams

Premium

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute was started with economic development in mind, but the scientists who call it home say it's been a significant boon to their own research.

People in the News

William Moffitt signed a three-year contract to remain president and CEO of Nanosphere, while BioTrove's Al Luderer joined Agendia's supervisory board, and more.

BioArray Briefs

Premium

Febit, READNA Consortium, US Department of Agriculture, Autogenomics, Oxford Gene Technology, Optra, Gene Logic, Genstruct, Global Biomarker Conference

Pages

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.