chemical genomics

The Infectious Disease Research Institute will use the grant to use "chemical genomics" medium- and high-throughput screening approaches to identify candidate targets against tuberculosis.

The Vancouver Prostate Centre will use funding from Genome BC to conduct computational chemogenomic screening of compounds in a search for new prostate cancer treatments.

BioFocus will provide Genentech with integrated medicinal chemistry, in vitro biology, and ADME services.

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Chris Austin has built a world-class chemical genomics facility to develop screening assays for a whole host of biological systems and research purposes. Now he's looking for scientists to make the most of it.

The agency's new strategic plan will turn to 'omics and molecular pathway analysis to understand and monitor environmental toxicity concerns.

Scientists should “be very aware” of the “limitations” of bioluminescent reporters, and contemplate running control assays before interpreting data from high-throughput screens, NCGC researchers said.

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health's Chemical Genomics Center warn that the firefly luciferase enzyme may show enhanced activity with some compounds — potentially leading to false positive results.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.