Navigation Links
Structural Genomics Consortium and CHDI Foundation announce new partnership
Date:6/5/2014

Toronto, Canada & New York City, USA; June 5, 2014 - The Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) and CHDI Foundation have entered into a unique open-access research collaboration to discover and characterize new drug targets for Huntington's disease (HD) using structural and chemical biology In this first partnership of its kind, SGC and CHDI have explicitly agreed not to file for patents on any of the collaborative research and to make all reagents and knowledge available without restriction to the wider research community, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic research groups.

The SGC is a public-private partnership accelerating discovery of new drugs through an open-access research approach, with particular focus on neglected areas of the human genome, creating an open collaborative network of scientists in hundreds of universities and in nine major pharmaceutical companies. The collaboration with CHDIa not-for-profit drug development organization with a mission to rapidly develop drugs that will slow the progression of HDfurther focuses this approach within a specific disease domain. As part of the collaboration, CHDI will support scientists at the SGC to generate research tools to solve protein structures of potential drug targets for HD.

"This is a pioneering move by CHDI, and a template for how patient-orientated funders can help the research community develop new drugs," said Aled Edwards, CEO of the SGC. "With this collaboration the SGC is now pushing our open-access research to exploit specific chemical probes and define protein structures in a particular disease, in order to further clarify the underlying disease biology and aid drug discoverers in academia, biotech and pharma with the highest quality information about new drug targets."

The SGC will make any research tools developed freely available to the research community immediately and without restriction; working with a disease foundation will enable a t
'/>"/>

Contact: Arij Al Chawaf
arij.alchawaf@thesgc.org
416-854-2745
University of Toronto
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. OU research group awarded $9.7 million NIH CoBRE grant in structural biology
2. BBSRC and MRC renew investment in structural biology software
3. Price Family Foundation gift will create groundbreaking structural biology institute
4. Novel sensor system would flag structural weaknesses before bridges and stadiums collapse
5. SDSCs big data expertise aiding genomics research
6. BGI, University of Helsinki and Wuhan University sign a MOU concerning cooperation on genomics
7. In search for a vaccine, IU biologist receives $2.3 million to explore chlamydia genomics
8. ACRG and BGI report findings from genomics research on recurrent hepatitis B virus integration
9. The genomics symposium to boost the further development of cancer research
10. Elsevier launches new open access journal: Applied and Translational Genomics
11. ShanghaiBio Corporation Partners with Ingenuity Systems to Address Challenges in Analysis and Interpretation of Genomics Data
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/12/2015)... As the digital payment services ... advanced biometrics technology is accelerating beyond expectations.  While the ... using their credit cards, the digital currency, mobile payment ... services led by companies in the space such as ... (NASDAQ: GOOG ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... 12, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... today announced that four of its fingerprint ID ... officially been named FIDO Certified™ by the Fast ... certification, Synaptics, Natural ID™ fingerprint solutions are fully ... (UAF) standard and are interoperable among other products ...
(Date:8/10/2015)... TELTOW, Germany , August 10, 2015 ... a world leader in Eye Tracking Technology for more ... OEM Eye Tracking Platform for integration into all consumer ... reference designs for seamless integration of eye tracking into ... HMDs and augmented reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s leading sensor ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Digital Wallet Devices & Mobile Payment Management Services Gain a Distinct Advantage in the Digital Payment Evolution as Demand Continues to Grow 2Digital Wallet Devices & Mobile Payment Management Services Gain a Distinct Advantage in the Digital Payment Evolution as Demand Continues to Grow 3Digital Wallet Devices & Mobile Payment Management Services Gain a Distinct Advantage in the Digital Payment Evolution as Demand Continues to Grow 4Digital Wallet Devices & Mobile Payment Management Services Gain a Distinct Advantage in the Digital Payment Evolution as Demand Continues to Grow 5Digital Wallet Devices & Mobile Payment Management Services Gain a Distinct Advantage in the Digital Payment Evolution as Demand Continues to Grow 6Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 2Synaptics Announces FIDO Certification of Natural ID Fingerprint Solutions 3SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3
... of Marine Geology and Geophysics at the University of Miami ... off the fall semester with the inauguration of sophisticated equipment ... manner. Stable isotopes are used by biogeochemists to help ... using small organisms found in sediment cores. ...
... October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, ... uses a famous case of international intrigue and murder to ... while treating patients with radiation poisoning. The study ... Litvinenko, the Russian dissident and former KGB operative who died ...
... delivered directly to a particularly stubborn type of breast ... of recurrence and helps increase the effectiveness of some ... MD Anderson Cancer Center reported in the Sept. 13 ... and mouse studies, scientists found the gene mutation BikDD ...
Cached Biology News:'Clumps' of opportunities for cutting edge science 2Polonium poisoning case sheds light on infection control practices 2Gene therapy kills breast cancer stem cells, boosts chemotherapy 2Gene therapy kills breast cancer stem cells, boosts chemotherapy 3
(Date:8/31/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 31, 2015 Research ... of the "Argentina Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, ... The Argentina Biomedical Sensors market is ... of 1.17% over the period 2014-2020 The ... to the genetic formulation of each individual. These sensors ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbgl72/middle_east_and ) has ... Africa Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts ... The Middle East & Africa ... 2018 at a CAGR of 3.26% over the period ... sensors that are adaptable to the genetic formulation of ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , Aug. 31, 2015  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... on discovering and developing innovative therapies primarily in ... that the 30-day review period following the filing ... ocular indications with the U.S. Food and Drug ... now active. Logo -  ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... FRANCISCO, Calif. , Aug. 31, 2015 ... discovery and development of novel cancer immunotherapies, announced today ... Ph.D., as Chief Executive Officer and William Ho ... and Ho join an experienced management team led by ... Jordan Fridman , Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer; Jay ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Argentina Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts 2014-2020 2Middle East & Africa Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts to 2020 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Advancements in its Ophthalmology Clinical Program with RXI-109 4FLX Bio Announces Senior Management Hires and Initiation of Phase 1 Trial of FLX925 2FLX Bio Announces Senior Management Hires and Initiation of Phase 1 Trial of FLX925 3FLX Bio Announces Senior Management Hires and Initiation of Phase 1 Trial of FLX925 4
... ... to provide online tutorial suite, Quick Reference Cards, and other training and outreach programs. ... Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 13, ... has partnered with OpenHelixTM to provide comprehensive training and outreach programs for its ...
... Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method ... Hopes are strong that the method represents an important ... new diagnostic tests. The new method, which ... should enable studies of the effects of genetic variation ...
... ... Deliver Results Faster with New User Interface and Improved Support for Complex Experiments. ... (PRWEB) April 12, ... life science research, today announced Genedata Screener® 8. Developed over the past year to ...
Cached Biology Technology:RCSB PDB Teams with OpenHelix to Announce Free Tutorial and Training Materials 2RCSB PDB Teams with OpenHelix to Announce Free Tutorial and Training Materials 3Mutations directly identifiable in active genes 2Genedata Screener 8 Advancing Analysis of HCS, HTS and Time Series Data Debuts at SBS 16th Annual Conference 2Genedata Screener 8 Advancing Analysis of HCS, HTS and Time Series Data Debuts at SBS 16th Annual Conference 3Genedata Screener 8 Advancing Analysis of HCS, HTS and Time Series Data Debuts at SBS 16th Annual Conference 4
... Kits are designed for ultra-sensitive detection ... or PVDF membranes. Since all necessary ... primary antibodies), the WesternBreeze Kits save ... protocol and getting your final results. ...
Carbonate-Bicarbonate Buffer Capsules. For use in coating ELISA plates. Dissolve contents of 1 capsule in 100 ml deionized water to yield 0.05 M carbonate-bicarbonate buffer, pH 9.6....
... Adhesion Molecule The L1CAM ... involved in three distinct conditions: 1) HSAS ... MASA (mental retardation, aphasia, shuffling gait, adductus ... Immunogen: Homogenous suspension of ...
...
Biology Products: