Asuragen to Provide GLP Laboratory Testing Services to a Biotechnology Organization
News May 30, 2007
Asuragen, a cGMP/GLP facility, is dedicated to helping the scientific community and industry to discover and develop new products for the advancement of cancer research and companion diagnostics.
“We are committed to applying our RNA expertise to produce the data quality required in clinical studies with organizations such as Millennium and believe that research like this may enable companion diagnostics and support the value of personalized medicine,” commented Scott Hunicke-Smith, V.P. and General Manager of Asuragen Services.
Analytical Tool Predicts Disease-Causing GenesNews
Predicting genes that can cause disease due to the production of truncated or altered proteins that take on a new or different function, rather than those that lose their function, is now possible thanks to an international team of researchers that has developed a new analytical tool to effectively and efficiently predict such candidate genes.
Single Gene Change in Gut Bacteria Alters Host MetabolismNews
Scientists have found that deleting a single gene in a particular strain of gut bacteria causes changes in metabolism and reduced weight gain in mice. The research provides an important step towards understanding how the microbiome – the bacteria that live in our body – affects metabolism.READ MORE
Gotta Sample 'Em All! Underwater Pokéball Captures Ocean LifeNews
A new device developed by Wyss Institute reseachers safely traps delicate sea creatures inside a folding polyhedral enclosure and lets them go without harm using a novel, origami-inspired design. The ultimate aim is to allow the sea creatures to be (gently) analyzed in high detail.READ MORE
International Conference on Neurooncology and Neurosurgery
Sep 17 - Sep 18, 2018