The effort is already bearing fruit, as the team has been able to validate several variants known to be connected with adverse drug reactions.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies announced that it and a team of researchers from six organizations are developing models for toxicology testing with a $6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
RainDance is partnering with Roche 454 and Ambry in two separate alliances aimed at developing ADME gene screening panels for use on next-generation sequencing instruments.
The partners aim to develop a transporter-based assay system capable of predicting absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drug candidates.
The lawsuit claims that Invitrogen and CellzDirect are infringing a Celsis patent that relates to processes and methods for producing cryopreserved hepatocytes.
The Seoul-based life sciences firm will provide an array of services to help develop biological assays for cancer and endocrine disorders.
University of Idaho researchers model the scientific discovery process to examine the link between reproducibility and scientific truth.
A bill passed by a US House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee would give scientific agencies including the National Science Foundation boosts in funding.
Relocating USDA agencies outside of Washington, DC, may make them less effective, critics of the move tell NPR.
In PLOS this week: genes that help Borrelia burgdorferi survive in ticks, CiliaCarta collection of about 1,000 suspected cilia genes, and more.