‘Smelling’ Prostate Cancer A research team from the University of Liverpool and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has reached an important milestone towards creating a urine diagnostic test for prostate cancer that could mean that invasive diagnostic procedures that men currently undergo eventually become a thing of the past.Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism Changes in cell metabolism are increasingly recognized as an important way tumors develop and progress, yet these changes are hard to measure and interpret. A new tool designed by MSK scientists allows users to identify metabolic changes in kidney cancer tumors that may one day be targets for therapy.Portable Kit Can Recover Traces of Chemical Evidence A chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a portable version of his method for recovering trace chemicals such as environmental pollutants and forensic evidence including secret graves and arson fire debris.Diagnosis of Two Rare Childhood Diseases Improved For the first time, researchers have developed tests that could improve the diagnosis of two rare childhood diseases known as congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDGs) and metachromatic leukodystrophy, and that could even lead to new treatments for CDGs. Artemisinin Mechanism Uncovered New understanding of how artemisinin works could facilitate development of new drugs and therapeutic strategies against malaria.Cleaning Out the Membrane Each Day Cell membranes are made up of a lipid bilayer that is constantly changing due to the flux of material in and out of the cell. AMRI Acquires Whitehouse Laboratories Strategically extends AMRI's analytical offerings in rapidly expanding area of outsourcing services.Novel Approach to Understanding Brain Function Russell Poldrack scanned his brain to create the most detailed map of brain connectivity ever. New Analysis Technique for Chiral Activity in Molecules Professor Hyunwoo Kim of the Chemistry Department and his research team have developed a technique that can easily analyze the optical activity of charged compounds by using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. High Throughput Mass Spectrometry-Based Screening Assay Trends Dr John Comley provides an insight into HT MS-based screening with a focus on future user requirements and preferences.
A New Proteomics Workflow for the Identification of PTMs (Post Translational Modifications) Quantitative proteomics is an essential tool in molecular biology and biomedical sciences. SILAC is a commonly used workflow in which proteins are labelled with stable isotopes, digested into peptides and separated by chromatography for detection in a mass spectrometer.
Mass spectrometry based metabolomics in chemical and nanomaterial risk assessment In this webinar, Mark Viant, Professor of Metabolomics at the University of Birmingham, will introduce the concepts of metabolomics as well as the challenges faced in chemical hazard assessment.
New Metabolomics Biomarker for Heart Failure Philipp Schatz, Metanomics Health GmbH, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers 2015.
Flow Chemistry from Milligrams to Metric Tons Scott May, Eli Lilly & Co, speaking at Flow Chemistry Congress 2014.
Advances in Volatile Analyses for Disease Diagnosis Norman Ratcliffe, University of the West of England, speaking at Advances in Biodetection & Biosensors 2014.
Towards an Exosomes-based Molecular Test for Remission Monitoring of Cancer Michiel Pegtel, VU University Medical Center, speaking at Molecular Medicine Congress 2013.
Guiding Treatment Decisions in Cancer using Protein Biomarker Measurements: from Design to Utility Prof. Stephen Pennington, University College Dublin, speaking at Discovery Chemistry Congress 2013.
Typical Phospho-form Abundance Profile of Cellular ERK Discovered by Quantitative UPLC-MS Wolf Lehmann, German Cancer Research Center, speaking at Systems Biology Europe 2012
Proteomic and Bioinformatic Approaches to the Development of Biomarker Signatures of Clinical Utility for Prostate Cancer: From Discovery to Targeted Verification Stephen Pennington, University College Dublin, speaking at Systems Biology Europe 2012
Recent Progress in Core-shell and Embedded Nanoparticle Technology for Biomarker Separation with Amperometric Sensing at a Boron Doped Diamond Electrode Jeremy Glennon, University College Cork, speaking at European Lab Automation 2012