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LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers

... Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the broad Institute identified a class of RNA genes known ... (PNAS) the scientific team from BIDMC and the broad Institute shows that lincRNAs once dismissed as ... of Pathology at BIDMC and Associate Member of the broad Institute. "It has long been a mystery as to how ...

Microparticle immune response modifier shows broad effects against recurrent or metastatic cancer

... to combat disease by mobilizing and expanding a broad range of intrinsic host defence mechanisms. ... of activity and lack the ability to treat a broad range of malignant diseases, MIS416 acts on multiple pathways simultaneously to activate a broad range of innate immune cell types that are ...

Oxford's Dr. Rosalind Rickaby receives 2009 Rosenstiel Award

... awardee: She is young and dynamic, and exhibits a broad range of original scientific theories that ... division of Marine Geology and Geophysics. "Her broad range of interests and independent spirit make ... on a rotating basis for achievements in six broad disciplinary areas: marine geology and ...

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird and seasonal flu viruses

... identified by the team of scientists neutralize a broad range of influenza A subtypes because they bind ... promise, but none has been reported to elicit a broad response in humans that would cover a broad range of different H5N1 virus strains. Antiviral ...

Scientists identify human monoclonal antibodies effective against bird, seasonal flu viruses

... identified by the team of scientists neutralize a broad range of influenza A subtypes because they bind ... promise, but none has been reported to elicit a broad response in humans that would cover a broad range of different H5N1 virus strains. Antiviral ...

Scientists uncover new class of non-protein coding genes in mammals with key functions

... A research team at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT and Beth Israel ... said Eric Lander, founding director of the broad Institute and co-senior author of the Nature ... Medical Center and an associate member of the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. "The human and ...

New insight into the controls on a go-to enzyme

... cell and muscle function. The downside of this broad set of responsibilities is that defective or ... also covers regions away from that site. Such a broad molecular embrace guarantees that calpastatin ... down calpain's function, Moldoveanu said. This broad embrace also guarantees that calpastatin will ...

Broad Institute awarded major grant to bolster epigenomics research

... Researchers at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT announced today that ... Alex Meissner, who is an associate member at the broad Institute and an assistant professor in the ... a co-principal investigator as well as a broad Institute associate member and an assistant ...

Eli and Edythe L. Broad make unprecedented gift to endow Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT

... Los Angeles-based philanthropists Eli and Edythe broad announced today that they have increased their total gift to the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT to $600 million. ... and for doing biomedical science. The broad Institute was launched in 2004 in the wake of the ...

Broad Institute awarded grant to develop chemical probes for human biology and disease

... Researchers at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT today announced that ... that are crucial to human health and disease. The broad Institute is among nine institutions to receive ... director of the Chemical Biology Program at the broad Institute. "Integrating chemical biology with ...

Broad Institute researchers introduce next generation tool for visualizing genomic data

... To address this growing need, researchers at the broad Institute have developed the Integrative Genomics ... Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the broad Institute. "It brings together different kinds of ... Director of Cancer Informatics Development at the broad Institute. "IGV was designed from the ground up ...

Scientists associate 6 new genetic variants with heart disease risk factor

... Program in Medical and Population Genetics at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. Cholesterol and ... upon the Diabetes Genetics Initiative of the broad Institute, Lund University, and Novartis ... DGI was led by David Altshuler, director of the broad Institutes Program in Medical and Population ...

Scripps Research discovery leads to broad potential applications in CovX-Pfizer deal

... that our scientific findings have found such a broad potential application for drug discovery," said ... active catalysts ever made. The paper was a broad step forward in basic science. Putting the ... be more excited by these developments." broad Practical Advantages Above and beyond the ...

Study of malaria parasite in patient blood finds distinct physiological states

... co-senior author Aviv Regev, a core member of the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and an assistant ... Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. "Even more ... both the Harvard School of Public Health and the broad Institute, set out to observe P. falciparum in ...

Scientists decode genomes of diverse TB isolates

... investigators, an associate member of the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and an associate ... said Eric Lander, founding director of the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. It is important ... in the Microbial Sequencing Center at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Megan Murray of the ...

Tumor genome analysis unveils new insights into lung cancer

... Meyerson, a senior associate member of the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in Cambridge, Mass., ... Human Genome Sequencing Center in Houston, The broad Institute of Harvard and MIT in Cambridge, Mass., ... Dr. Barbara A. Weir of Dana-Farber and the broad Institute, Michele S. Woo of Dana-Farber and Gad ...

Genome study charts genetic landscape of lung cancer

... Meyerson, a senior associate member of the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and an associate ... co-authors and the founding director of the broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. More broadly, the ... all cells can promote cancer growth, may have broad implications for the design of novel, molecularly ...

October Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... and uplift. The GSA TODAY science article takes a broad look at agriculture and soil erosion. ... part of the subduction process. There are three broad (300500 km), coherent zones with different ... rocks are lithologically diverse over a broad area (>80,000 km2), have significant internal ...

Genome study shines light on genetic link to height

... a large-scale effort led by scientists at the broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Childrens Hospital ... Joel Hirschhorn, an associate member of the broad Institute, a pediatric endocrinologist at ... author Guillaume Lettre, a researcher at the broad Institute and Childrens Hospital Boston, and his ...

Fossil plants bring Wilf distinguished speaker honor

... current research or other work in paleontology is highly regarded and of broad interest to serve as Distinguished Lecturers. The Lecturers are excellent ... series at colleges and universities. Wilf is a paleobotanist with broad interests in the evolution of plants and terrestrial ecosystems including ...

MU researchers create drought conditions to unearth solutions

... of soil types so that scientists can study how certain plants respond to a broad range of drought conditions, providing information that is critical to ... Missouri scientists with state-of-the-art field facilities to conduct a broad range of drought-related translational research," said Felix Fritschi, ...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

... neurosciences and the treatment of neuropsychiatric diseases. It engages a broad range of professionals from psychiatrists and neurologists to researchers ... and related areas. ECNP serves as a unique and remarkably broad interdisciplinary platform, which strongly emphasises the complementary ...

Funxional successfully completes initial clinical trial of FX125L, an anti-inflammatory drug with a novel mechanism of action

... available small molecule which belongs to a new therapeutic class named broad Spectrum Chemokine Inhibitors ( BSCIs ). The Phase I, single ... of inflammatory cell migration. The compounds are anticipated to have broad applicability in inflammatory diseases. BSCIs are one of the three ...

New biomarker method could increase the number of diagnostic tests for cancer

... in this research as part of the NCI-sponsored CPTAC include the broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard, ... author Steven Carr, Ph.D., director of the Proteomics Platform at the broad Institute. "This is an important step forward for the field of proteomics, ...

RSA Designated as the Leader in One-Time Password Market by Frost & Sullivan

... of Product Marketing at RSA. "We are achieving this by providing a broad choice of innovative strong authentication methods that allow our ... applications and resources. RSA SecurID technology is comprised of a broad range of hardware and software authenticators that provide end users with ...

New tool for next-generation cancer treatments using nanodiamonds

... strategies via a spectrum of internalization mechanisms." Beyond the broad research focused on developing these drug-delivery schemes, manufacturing ... is the Nanofountain Probe's ability to deliver nanomaterials coated with a broad range of drugs and other biological agents," Espinosa says. "The injection ...

Field Museum paleontologist leads study on two new dinosaurs from China

... traits of larger, geologically younger tyrannosaurs, including a short, broad braincase, broad struts of bone near the temples, expanded areas for jaw muscle attachment ...

UniPixel Announces Availability of Opcuity(TM) Finger Print Resistant Film Test Samples

... has created a family of thin film products it calls Opcuity(TM) that have broad applications. UniPixel's TMOS technology offers significant advantages ... brightness, improved picture quality, lower power consumption and a broad range of design flexibility. UniPixel licenses its TMOS technology to ...

Fifth annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

... program, a diverse group of eminent journalists examine key areas in the broad field of science and religion through independent research as well as ... discussion of science and religion." The 2009 fellows represent a broad sweep from the field of journalism, a reflection, the program's organizers ...

Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes 2009: Six young researchers recognized for outstanding achievements

... scientists and researchers, was particularly sensational. His unusually broad methodological approach led to the idea that the very warm Cretaceous ... researchers in the field of Sudanese archaeology. Taking a very broad subject-specific and also inter- and transdisciplinary approach, she ...

Researchers take first look at the genetic dynamics of inbreeding depression

... Researchers have taken a first look at the broad genetic changes that accompany reproductive declines in inbred ... Genes associated with inbreeding depression could be grouped into three broad categories of function: those involved in metabolism, stress, and defense. ...

Reforming defense department acquisition policy: UM expert

... DNI, etc.) - utilizing both 'hard' and 'soft' power; 2) Addressing a broad Spectrum of Security Missions - with great unpredictability (from ... a 'silver bullet' to address the needed changes; but this truly requires a broad set of initiatives in each of the four areas - - if the nation is to ...

NASA-funded carbon dioxide map of US released on Google Earth

... that has become a standard online viewing tool for content that spans broad geographic areas. "The release of the Vulcan inventory on Google Earth ... to see changes in carbon dioxide emissions in time and across broad areas, we're helping them to understand critical information for climate ...

CSC Awarded Department of Defense Biometrics Contract

... The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract covers a broad range of services, solutions and task orders to meet the mission needs of ... the terms of the agreement, CSC will compete for task orders to provide a broad range of biometrics services, technical and management expertise, and ...

BIDMC scientist John Rinn, Ph.D., receives Damon-Runyon Rachleff Innovation Award

... to fighting cancer." Rinn, who is also a member of the faculty at the broad Institute in Cambridge and Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard ... Runyon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Prior to joining BIDMC and the broad Institute, Rinn was a member of the Howard Chang laboratory at Stanford ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 7, 2009

... Lake City, March 22-26, 2009. Expect more than 7,000 presentations on the broad spectrum of the sciences that involve chemistry from astronomy to ... make cutting-edge scientific discoveries from ACS journals available to a broad public audience at no charge. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 17, 2008

... Lake City, March 22-26, 2009. Expect more than 7,000 presentations on the broad spectrum of the sciences that involve chemistry from astronomy to ... make cutting-edge scientific discoveries from ACS journals available to a broad public audience at no charge. ...

TGen, Scottsdale Healthcare, Mayo Clinic study new drug to stimulate immune system of cancer victims

... company with a novel molecule that may play an important role and have broad application in the treatment of cancer." VTX-2337 is a small molecule ... role in augmenting the innate arm of the immune system. There are two broad components of the immune system, the innate arm, and the adaptive arm. ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 3, 2008

... are capable of quickly decontaminating people and equipment exposed to a broad range of military and industrial chemicals, including the deadly blister ... make cutting-edge scientific discoveries from ACS journals available to a broad public audience at no charge. ...

Dolphin population stunted by fishing activities, Scripps/NOAA study finds

... Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict ... indeed are still having an impact." The new conclusions are based on broad surveys conducted by NOAA Fisheries Service between 1987 and 2003 designed ...
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