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.Individuals' Medical Histories Predicted by their Noncoding Genomes Researchers have found that analyzing mutations in regions of the genome that control genes can predict medical conditions such as hypertension, narcolepsy and heart problems.'Molecular Movie' Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments An international team of scientists led by the University of Liverpool has produced a 'structural movie' revealing the step-by-step creation of an important naturally occurring chemical in the body that plays a role in some cancers.Custom Tuning Knobs to Turn Off Any Gene Factory managers can improve productivity by telling workers to speed up, slow down or stop doing tangential tasks while assembling widgets. Unfortunately for synthetic biologists attempting to produce pharmaceuticals, microbes don’t respond to direction like human personnel.Unique Mechanism for a High-Risk Leukemia Researchers uncovered the aberrant mechanism underlying a notoriously treatment-resistant acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype; findings offer lessons for understanding all cancers.Genetically Mapping the Most Lethal E.Coli Strains New approach could lead to fewer deaths, and new treatments. The Spice of Life Scientists discover important genetic source of human diversity.Cytoskeleton Crew Findings confirm sugar's role in helping cancers survive by changing cellular architecture.Removing Race from Human Genetic Research A group of scientists are urging their colleagues to take a step forward and stop using racial categories when researching and studying human genetics. Biomarker for Recurring HPV-Linked Oropharyngeal Cancers A look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers linked to HPV infection suggests at least one of the antibodies could be useful in identifying those at risk for a recurrence of the cancer, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University.
The Bru-seq Technology Platform for Nascent RNA analysis Mats Ljungman, Professor, University of Michigan will present a set of novel techniques to analyze many aspects of gene expression based on the capturing of nascent RNA.
Translation of Omic Data into Personalised Oncology Tools The Challenge and the Reward William Gallagher, University College Dublin, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers 2015.
Plasma Vitronectin Predicts Response to Fluoropyrimidine-oxaliplatin (FOLFOX) Chemotherapy in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Sarah Hayes, University of Sydney, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers 2015.
Parallel Tracking i-biomarkerT Development with Drug Development for Maximum Benefit Kevin Cox, Imanova Limited, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers.
Oncology Biomarker Testing Current US Practice Baseline and Emerging Trends Julia Trosman, Center for Business Models in Healthcare, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers 2015.
Advanced Centrifugal Microfluidics for Point-of-Care Applications Roland Zengerle, University of Freiburg, speaking at Point of Care Diagnostics 2015
Highly-integrated Lab-on-a-chip System for Multiparameter Analysis at the Point-of-care Harald Peter, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI-BB
Imaging Biomarkers - Future or Reality Edwin van Beek, University of Edinburgh, speaking at Diagnostics & Biomarkers 2015.
Capturing D Genome Variation for Wheat Improvement Eric Olson, Michigan State University, speaking at Advances in Plant Genomics 2014
Investigating the Kinetics of cAMP Accumulation in Human Primary Cells Using a Live-Cell cAMP Biosensor Elizabeth Rosethorne, Novartis, speaking at Advances in Biosensors and Biodetection.