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Innovation in Cancer, Infectious Disease Research
Innovation in Cancer, Infectious Disease Research
News   Jan 20, 2017

UC Berkeley’s Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Research Institute was launched last year to help support interactivity between cancer and infectious disease research.

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Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers have characterized a new genetically-based immunodeficiency which stems from a mutation in the gene, STAT2.

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
News   Jan 20, 2017

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
News   Jan 19, 2017

Study sheds light on an ancient cellular mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive.

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Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
Takara Bio Completes Acquisition of Rubicon
News   Jan 19, 2017

The Rubicon acquisition will allow the Takara Bio Group to augment and expand its worldwide commercial offerings in next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation and expand into new markets.

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Global Coalition To Prevent Epidemics Launched
Global Coalition To Prevent Epidemics Launched
News   Jan 19, 2017

CEPI, A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, has been launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Protein Complex Prevents Genome Instability
Protein Complex Prevents Genome Instability
News   Jan 19, 2017

An international collaboration between Osaka University and the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) in Switzerland is investigating the repair process of a serious form of DNA damage, that can lead to instability of genetic material and tumour formation.

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New Method That Should Enhance the Discovery of New Drugs and the Study of Proteins
New Method That Should Enhance the Discovery of New Drugs and the Study of Proteins
News   Jan 19, 2017

A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new method that enhances the discovery of new drugs and the study of proteins. The new method enables researchers to quickly find small molecules that bind to hundreds of thousands of proteins in their native cellular environment.

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New Way to Identify the State and Fate of Individual Stem Cells Discovered
New Way to Identify the State and Fate of Individual Stem Cells Discovered
News   Jan 19, 2017

Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new way to identify the state and fate of individual stem cells earlier than previously possible

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