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Max Planck Institute, Cenix BioScience, Cambridge Healthtech Institute


The Max Planck Institute has made available online all the data associated with Cenix BioScience's genome-wide RNAi screen for cell division genes in C. elegans.

According to Cenix, the dataset includes about 40,000 time-lapse recordings, still micrographs, and text annotations from over 300,000 microinjection experiments.

The data can be accessed freely at

Cambridge Healthtech Institute is providing free copies of a white paper entitled "Modulation of Angiogenesis Pathway Using siRNA Inhibitors for Target Validation and Novel Therapeutics," by Intradigm's Executive Vice President Patrick Lu, ahead of the Beyond Genome 2005 conference.

The white paper can be obtained at

The conference is being held June 12-16 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.


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