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Arrowhead Research said this week that it has named Virginia Dadey as its vice president of investor relations. Dadey will serve as the company's nanotech investor contact person.
Dadey previously worked for the Maxim Group as senior vice president for institutional sales, Arrowhead said. Before this, she was a vice president at Gruntal & Co. She holds a BS from Purdue University.
Arrowhead is the parent company of RNAi drugs developer Calando Pharmaceuticals.
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Open Biosystems said this week that it is now offering a whole-genome, vector-based, microRNA-adapted shRNA library.
The Expression Arrest shRNA(mir) mouse library was developed in collaboration with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory researcher Greg Hannon and Harvard University researcher Steve Elledge. The library targets over 28,000 mouse genes with multiple shRNA(mir) constructs per gene and is also available as arrays of biologically important gene families and pathways, Open Biosystems said.