Latest Industry Insights
Developing Therapeutics for Huntington’s Disease: Challenges, Opportunities and the Future
Dr. Christian Landles explains why it is so challenging to develop therapeutics for rare diseases such as HD, and discusses the potential of approaches that target mutant huntingtin protein to improve treatment options for HD patients.
Driving Forward Huntington’s Disease Research
Dr. Christian Landles highlights some of the progress made in recent years to improve our understanding of HD and its drivers.
Optimizing Electroporation for Cell Therapy Development
Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Don Paul Kovarcik, to learn more about the benefits and limitations of electroporation and key factors affecting electroporation performance.
When We Become Leaders, How Do We Lead Science Towards Gender Equity?
Emulate's chief scientific officer, Dr. Lorna Ewart, talks about inspiring a new generation of women in STEM.
A Landscape Assessment of Newborn Screening in Europe
This industry insight explores the findings from a comparative analysis of specific policies governing periodic updates to NBS panels in 30 European countries.
The Genome in 3D – How Chromatin Conformation Impacts Gene Regulation
Three-dimensional interactions across the genome can impact gene expression, and understanding these interactions could offer new insights into oncogenic mechanisms.
Moving Towards the Next Era in Rare Disease Therapeutics
In this two-part interview series, Technology Networks explores some of the reasons behind the difficulties diagnosing and treating rare diseases, and finds out more about recent developments to improve options for patients.
Driving Change in Rare Disease Diagnostics
In this two-part interview series, Technology Networks delves deeper into the diagnostic odyssey many rare disease patients face and explores current efforts to develop improved therapies for these patients.
Women in Science: Perspectives From Industry
In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2022, Technology Networks interviewed three women who have built successful careers within the scientific industry, to learn about their career paths and the reasons they chose to work in industry.
Alleviating the Burden of NGS Library Preparation
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has undoubtedly revolutionized the genomics field and thanks to technological advances in recent years, laboratories around the globe are now applying NGS to a wide variety of applications. However, library sample preparation remains a key bottleneck and researchers are now looking to adopt automation solutions to alleviate this pain point. Technology Networks recently spoke with Paul Lomax, product manager at SPT Labtech to learn more about firefly®, the company’s new liquid handling platform for NGS library preparation.