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  • New All of Us Genome Center to Advance Precision Medicine

    The All of Us Research Program has selected the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama to examine the use of DNA sequencing, genomics, and precision medicine for patient care. ...


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    https://healthitanalytics.com/news/new-all-of-us-genome-center-to-advance-precision-medicine3597
  • Real Texture for Lab-grown Meat

    Lab-grown or cultured meat could revolutionize food production, providing a greener, more sustainable, more ethical alternative to large-scale meat production. But getting lab-grown meat from the petr...


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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/real-texture-for-lab-grown-meat-3262403598
  • Bioactive Agents Improve Synthetic Bone Substitutes

    Synthetic bone substitutes are promising materials for bone defect repair, but their efficacy can be substantially improved by bioactive agents such as growth factors. In a new study, researchers have...


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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/bioactive-agents-improve-synthetic-bone-substitutes-3259153594
  • Tennessee researchers join call for responsible development of synthetic biology

    Engineering biology is already transforming technology and science, and a consortium of researchers across many disciplines in the international Genome Project-write is calling for more discussion amo...


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    https://phys.org/news/2019-10-tennessee-responsible-synthetic-biology.html3595
  • Biofuels that could be made from seawater

    Researchers from the University of Manchester are using synthetic biology to explore a more efficient way to produce the next generation of biobased jet fuels—partly made from seawater. The Manc...


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    https://phys.org/news/2019-10-biofuels-seawater.html3591
  • Lifespan in Humans Linked to Neural Activity

    Studies by scientists at the Blavatnik Institute, Harvard Medical School (HMS), have provided the first evidence that the level of activity in the human nervous system may impact on lifespan. Neural a...


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    https://www.genengnews.com/news/lifespan-in-humans-linked-to-neural-activity/3592
  • Personalized Immunotherapy Refined by Mass Spec-Machine Learning Pairing

    Ludwig Cancer Research scientists have developed a new and more accurate method to identify the molecular signs of cancer likely to be presented to helper T cells, which stimulate and orchestrate the ...


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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/personalized-immunotherapy-refined-by-mass-spec-machine-learning-pairing-3252463588
  • Microbiome Influenced by Genetic Differences in Immune System

    Scientists headed by a team at the University of Chicago have shown how genetic differences in the immune system can impact on the types of bacterial communities that colonize the gastrointestinal sys...


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    https://www.genengnews.com/news/microbiome-influenced-by-genetic-difference-in-immune-system/3589
  • Dementia Spreads via Connected Brain Networks

    In a new study, UC San Francisco scientists used maps of brain connections to predict how brain atrophy would spread in individual patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), adding to growing eviden...


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    https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/dementia-spreads-via-connected-brain-networks-3251703585

EVENTS

Conferences

BIO Investor Forum

BIO INVESTOR FORUM

October 22-23, 2019
The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and BIO One-on-One Partnering&tr...

APPLY BY 9/6: RA Capital

APPLY BY 9/6: RA CAPITAL'S "THE BUSINESS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY": ADVANCED CONCEPTS SHORT COURSE

October 14-23, 2019
So much of what’s important to success in the biotechnology sector is not as it seems – we have watched many people (including ourselves) learn difficult lessons through trial and error.

Synthetic Biology and Advanced Biomaterials

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS

October 23-24, 2019
“6th World Congress on Synthetic Biology and Advanced Biomaterials” operates as a platform to bridge the innovative difference between the Academic and Industrial discussion in research methods of Biomaterials and Synthetic Biology. The focus of this year’s conference is to connect...

10th International Conference on Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Women Health

10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GYNAECOLOGY, OBSTETRICS AND WOMEN HEALTH

October 24-25, 2019
Gynecology Asia Pacific 2019 offers a cutting edge program of Renowned International Speakers, attracting over 300+ experts in fertility, Assisted conception, Sexual health and Reproductive biology. This conference intends to gather all the people across the globe like Students, Lecturers, Assistant...

25th Biotechnology Congress: Research & Innovations

25TH BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS: RESEARCH & INNOVATIONS

October 18-19, 2019
As the premier event, we have developed a program with your interests in mind. We have not only increased the number of opportunities for you to network with colleagues from across the world but also introduced more focused sessions that will feature cutting-edge presentations, special panel discuss...

CRISPR Summit 2019

CRISPR SUMMIT 2019

October 18-19, 2019
LexisConferences Conferences is cordially invited to participate in the Genome Engineering Frontiers of CRISPR-Cas Summit taking place at Dallas, USA. The meeting will begin with an opening talk on Friday, October 18 and ends by October 19, 2019. The specific goal for this meeting is to foster fruit...

2nd European Plant Science Conference

2ND EUROPEAN PLANT SCIENCE CONFERENCE

October 18-19, 2019
The main theme of the Conference is "Transforming Future of Plant Science" which covers a wide range of critically important sessions. Plant Science 2019 Conference aims to discover advances in plant science scientists, management and education in relation to plant disparities as well as a...

Driving the Future of Sales Enablement

DRIVING THE FUTURE OF SALES ENABLEMENT

October 16-18, 2019
In this session you will be taken on a journey that includes the sharing of strategies and tactics that were used to establish critical relationships resulting in new levels of executive collaboration and engagement that transformed one Sales Enablement organization from a relatively unknown entity ...

 

Webinars

OCT 22, 2019 | 09:00 am
HOW TO MAKE BIOGAS PRODUCTION MORE PROFITABLE – AN EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSING THE WAYS AND THE TECHNOLOGY TOWARDS SUCCESS
This webinar is essential if you work in the biogas industry, but anyone who is interested in biogas related topics is warmly welcome to register.
OCT 23, 2019
SINGLE-CELL TRANSCRIPTOMIC ATLAS OF THE HUMAN RETINA IDENTIFIES CELL TYPES ASSOCIATED WITH AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the elderly. Although genome-wide association studies have identified genetic variants associated with AMD, it has been challenging to identify the cell types driving this genetically complex disease. We pe...
OCT 29, 2019
GOING BEYOND 11: NEXT-GENERATION TMTPRO™ MASS TAGS AND PROTEOMIC SAMPLE PREPARATION
Increasing the number of proteomic samples that can be compared in a single mass spectrometry analysis is highly desirable. It enables you to improve sample throughput, assess multiple experimental conditions and decrease missing values among replicates.
OCT 29, 2019
SENSITIVE COMPOSITIONAL ANALYSIS AT THE MICRO- AND NANOSCALE, A SECONDARY ION MASS SPECTROSCOPY WORKSHOP
Watch this webinar to gain insight into SIMS technology and discover an innovative solution offering the current world record in SIMS lateral resolution
OCT 30, 2019
T CELLS 101: ADVANCEMENTS IN T CELL CULTURE
This 45 minute webinar provides a comprehensive overview of our T cell culture portfolio ranging from specialized T cell media to cytokines to activation and expansion reagents up to MACS® GMP grade. Furthermore, applicative data for culture, activation/expansion and polarization of hu...
NOV 06, 2019 | 9.00 AM
INFLUENZA 2019
This virtual, online conference will provide a single day packed with speaker sessions with industry experts, research poster presentations, and an exhibit hall with thought leaders from the field. Influenza 2019 is the perfect platform for leading scientists, researchers, practitioners, p...

PLANTS WITH SUPERPOWERS (GMO) WEBINAR
Sponsored
We’ve all seen non-GMO labels in the grocery store. What does GMO mean and why should we care? In this webinar, Biology Fortified will show how biotechnology can be used to give plants superpowers. We will discuss plant breeding methods, current and future GMO traits, GMO safety, and...
DNA METHYLATION CHANGES DURING CELL DIFFERENTIATION WEBINAR
Sponsored
Listen in as Dr Ballestar discusses an overall perspective on the connections between DNA methylation and other epigenetic marks, as well as the interplay with transcription factors.
THE POTENTIAL OF ENGINEERED HUMAN LIVER CO-CULTURES IN PHENOTYPIC DRUG DISCOVERY FOR LIVER DISEASES
The diverse functions of the liver (i.e. albumin synthesis, glucose and fatty acid metabolism, drug metabolism) can be severely compromised by several diseases. In particular, drug-induced liver injury is a leading cause of drug attrition; hepatitis B virus chronically infects the livers o...
COMBINING TRANSPORTER DATA WITH QUANTITATIVE SYSTEMS TOXICOLOGY MODELING (DILISYM) TO IMPACT DECISIONS IN DRUG DEVELOPMENT
A quantitative systems toxicology (QST) model of drug-induced liver injury (DILI) has been developed through the DILI-sim Initiative over the past 7 years to assist in the safety characterization of compounds in clinical development.  The emerging platform, DILIsym®, is capable of...
THE UTILITY OF MICROSCALE HUMAN LIVER CO-CULTURES FOR INVESTIGATING DRUG TOXICITY OUTCOMES
Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) remains a leading cause of acute liver failures and the attrition of pharmaceuticals in both preclinical and clinical settings. Due to species-specific differences in drug metabolism pathways, animal models do not always fully predict human DILI. Thus, ther...
ENGINEERING MICROPATTERNED CO-CULTURES FOR DRUG DEVELOPMENT
Due to significant differences across species in liver pathways, models of the human liver are used to screen for potential efficacy and/or toxicity of candidate compounds. Such models serve to complement and reduce the number of animals used in studies required by regulatory agencies. How...

RESOURCES

The pharmaceutical and medical industry suffers huge pain, high cost and poor results from conventional biological indicators. This new science of using Enzyme Indicators for measuring decontamination...

Biological processes arise from nature’s inherent complexity, and they involve many components connected with positive and negative feedback, sometimes with redundant circuitry, sometimes with d...

No other problem in cell culturing is as universal as microbial contamination. In order to avoidit, good sterile techniques and thorough culture handling are essential. Beyond that, the CO2 incubator ...

New medicines and diagnostics on the one hand and rising cost pressure as a result, for example, of the launch of generics and biosimilars on the other mean that new, highly efficient methods are requ...

During the cultivation of animal cells the monitoring of nutrients and metabolites has an important role for the controlling strategy of the cell culture. The measurement of glucose and lactate is one...

Design of experiments (DoE) is one of the most important techniques for systematic planning, execution and statistical evaluation of experiments. Although a DoE investigation is executable in one bior...

The development of biosimilars requires extensive physicochemical characterization of biosimilar candidate molecules which should match the quality profile of the reference molecule (originator). Here...

The presented data demonstrates that chemical denaturation is a feasible approach to predict the colloidal long-term stability of biologicals. Moreover, changes in G in dependence of the protein con...

It is the nirvana that Life Sciences organizations have been chasing for the past 30 years. The time is finally now. A digital transformation is taking place in the life sciences industry, from resear...