OriGene Awarded Contract to Develop Monoclonal Antibodies for SISCAPA Monday, January 11, 2016 OriGene Technologies have announced that they have been awarded a Phase II SBIR contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop high-affinity, anti-peptide antibodies for mass-spectrometry-based serum biomarker detection/ quantification assays. Applied Maths Joins the bioMérieux Family Wednesday, January 06, 2016 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today announced the acquisition of Applied Maths, a company that develops state-of-the-art software solutions for the biosciences, in particular for databasing, analysis and interpretation of complex biological data. KineMed, Pfizer Launch Collaboration Tuesday, January 05, 2016 KineMed has announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Pfizer to discover and develop novel proprietary biomarkers in various fields of unmet medical need. Diagnosis of Two Rare Childhood Diseases Improved Tuesday, January 05, 2016 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. Cleaning Out the Membrane Each Day Tuesday, January 05, 2016 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. New Test for Cancer and Diabetes Biomarkers Monday, December 21, 2015 University of Warwick researchers developed the test to help identify molecules in collagen.Cooperating Bacteria Isolate Cheaters Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Bacteria, which reciprocally exchange amino acids, stabilize their partnership on two-dimensional surfaces and limit the access of non-cooperating bacteria to the exchanged nutrients.Novel Approach to Understanding Brain Function Monday, December 14, 2015 Russell Poldrack scanned his brain to create the most detailed map of brain connectivity ever. Periodic Table of Protein Complexes Monday, December 14, 2015 New tool helps to visualise, understand and predict how proteins combine to drive biological processes.