Sigma-Aldrich Introduces MISSION(R) esiRNA for Low Cost, High Specificity Pooled RNAi Screening
... the global release of MISSION(R) esiRNA, a pool
of gene-specific siRNA that provides a novel and ... http://www.sigma.com/esirna ) incorporates a pool
of hundreds of siRNAs against a single gene ... is then purified, resulting in a complex pool
of siRNA molecules all targeting different ...
WuXi PharmaTech Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results
... our investment in
three areas: First, we are building our talent pool
of scientists to support
the growing demand for our laboratory services ... expenditure levels; and our
planned investments in building our talent pool
of scientists, in our
toxicology facility in Suzhou and related non-GLP ...
Farmers Across the U.S. Realize Double-Digit Yield Advantage From DEKALB(R) Corn Seeds With Triple-Stacked Traits
... RM Zone.
"Our researchers tap into the world's largest corn germplasm pool
find the best genetics from anywhere in the world that brings ... Jason Hoag, DEKALB
Marketing Manager. "You can see the benefits from that pool
The DEKALB brand of corn seed has seen six ...
BitWine (TM) Nutrition Advisors' Network Expands Roster of Licensed Dietitians and Nutritionists
... - provides
health-conscious individuals with an expanding pool
of certified dietitians
and nutritionists to reach their health and ... this weekend to ensure that clients have
even more access to a larger pool
of talent. "This is an exciting opportunity to bring sound nutritional ...
The PLSG Invests $150,000 in Coventina Healthcare Enterprises, Inc., Its Eighth Company Relocation to Pittsburgh
... and we knew that
Pittsburgh and the surrounding region had the talent pool
of people with
the right expertise to bring our company vision to life. We ... develop entrepreneurial biosciences
enterprises; grow the region's talent pool
in the life sciences; and help
biosciences firms locate, expand or ...
Miaxis Biometrics Named as 'Red Herring 100 Asia' Award Winner for 2007
... China, taking place from August 29 to 31. Winners were selected from a pool
of more than 500 applicants based in
16 countries/regions including China, ... said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "There was a
to choose from and we're impressed by the caliber and innovative
DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers
... DOE's FY2009 budget. The 46 EFRCs are being funded at $2-5 million per year each for a planned initial five-year period and were selected from a pool
of applications received in response to a solicitation issued by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science in 2008 and announced on April 27, ...
Free Webinar on Safer Clinical Hand-Offs Offered by Compirion Healthcare
... educate hospital executives, managers and clinicians in strategies for optimizing processes and procedures. Compirion's presenters are drawn from its pool
of healthcare consultants , which includes registered nurses , former C-level executives , physicians , business managers and clinicians . The ...
NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video
... diffraction pattern. The scattered light overlaps with the original beam to create an interference pattern reminiscent of overlapping ripples in a pool
of water. The microscope then magnifies the resulting pattern of light and dark and records it with a conventional digital video recorder (DVR). Each ...
REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients
... appetite (17%), weight gain (12%), and dizziness (7%). In short-term clinical trials, 10.4% of patients discontinued therapy due to somnolence. In a pool
of premarketing US studies, including patients in long-term, open-label treatment, 8% of patients discontinued therapy due to weight gain.(2)
Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost
... by U.S. customs authorities under the Container Security Initiative (CSI), can be cumbersome and costly.
"The CSI and SFI protocols differ in the pool
of containers targeted for inspection, as well as both the timing and tools used for preliminary inspection," the paper explains.
"The CSI ...
NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams
... annual competition was created to help motivate student biomedical innovation teams to move their projects forward. Winning teams are selected from a pool
of entries submitted by some of the nation's top biomedical engineering departments and are judged by a panel of faculty and industry ....
University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System
... and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, saw immediate applications for the device. "It broadens the pool
of heart failure patients we are able to accurately test because it is less cumbersome than existing cardiopulmonary testing devices and it is ...
Failing to Demonstrate Value of Innovation is Top Risk Facing Life Sciences Sector, According to Ernst & Young
... in the years ahead, as they confront mounting healthcare costs, a shrinking tax base, aging populations, and a mandate to provide care for a larger pool
Meeting this challenge tops the list of the 10 most pressing risks facing the Life sciences industry in 2009, according to the ...
HUYA Bioscience Announces Strategic Alliance With Abbott on Drug and Biomarker Development Candidates From China
... currently evaluating and following the progress of more than 600 lead, preclinical and clinical drug candidates.
"China has an extremely rich pool
of drug candidates, which we are able to tap through our extensive network of partners," said Mireille Gingras, PhD, President and CEO of HUYA. ...
Physicists discover important step for making light crystals
... calculations suggest that it's possible to compress the atoms in an optical lattice until the heat is squeezed out of them -- and into a surrounding pool
of ultra-cold Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), which will absorb the heat and evaporate it away.
"It is absolutely essential to achieve very low ...
Fitting pieces for biosensors
... a gigantic molecular dating agency. Using an in vitro method, researchers select the best binding partners for the target molecule from a huge pool
of 10 million x 100 million nucleic acids with different sequences. This selection method is called SELEX (Systematic Evolution of Ligands by ...
Agencies Unite to Launch Donor Network Alliance: First-Ever Web-Based Collective of Egg Donor Candidates
... multiple agencies across the United States.
Membership-based DNA was started by three competing Chicago egg donor agencies that saw the need to pool
resources: The Center for Egg Options (CEO), Northbrook, IL; ConceiveAbilities , and Alternative Reproductive Resources (ARR), both of Chicago. ...
DuPont and International Rice Research Institute Partner to Boost Rice Yields
... through interaction among scientists. The research collaboration builds on the strengths of both partners. IRRI has a large and diverse germplasm pool
for hybrid development. Pioneer will provide critical capabilities for molecular analysis, expertise in developing commercial-scale breeding ...
CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces New Headquarters
... system at a higher rate. As well, the location is strategic, as we will be physically closer to our vendors and we will be able to draw from a pool
of highly accomplished professionals from the Silicon Valley that will complement our existing team of talented personnel," continued Mr. ....
Agendia Publishes Direct Evidence That MammaPrint Predicts Benefit of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer
... been invited to present
the data at the American Association for Cancer Research's 2009 Annual
Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
"Our multi-study pool
of patient data is maturing quickly and this is the
first of a number of forthcoming publications showing MammaPrint's direct
predictive ability for ...
Pharmacyclics Announces Appointment of New Management Team and Board Director to Accelerate Its Future Growth
... and overseeing the
financial aspects of its operations. Mr. Erdtmann came to the US in the mid-
nineties to manage the assets for a US equity pool
and several European
investors. He became actively involved in some of the holding companies and
served on several of their boards. Building on his ...
Famed IT Investor and Director of 23andme Esther Dyson Identifies on IdeasProject.com Genetic Information as an Extremely Disruptive Force
... around the globe. We're honored that our charter contributors like Esther, share their wealth of knowledge, inspire the world and enrich the pool
of big ideas."
For the next three months, visitors to ideasproject.com have the opportunity to submit their own Big Idea. Editors will be ...
Smallest ever quantum dots bring real world applications closer
... quantum dots have previously ranged in size from 2-10 nanometers in diameter. While typically composed of several thousand atoms, all the atoms pool
their electrons to "sing with one voice", that is, the electrons are shared and coordinated as if there is only one atomic nucleus at the centre. ...
Zayed Future Energy Prize Recognizes Dipal C. Barua
... every region of the world, including the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, China, Bangladesh, Germany, Brazil, Russia, Canada and Spain. The pool
of 204 total submissions was reduced to twenty by a selection committee of senior technical, commercial and energy policy experts.
The jury ...
Myngle Best ICT Company at the European Ventures Summit
... to meet
and present themselves to active international investors and corporations
seeking investment opportunities and partnerships.
The ICT pool
was composed by 8 review sessions for a total of about 51
companies, followed by biotech (28 Companies) and Cleantech and Industrial
Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure
... middle of the night to collect samples, transfer and process them, and analyze the data from the study population.
The group started with a large pool
of more than 300 cord blood samples, and after adjusting for parameters such as the age of the mothers, narrowed down their focus to a dozen babies, ...
Complete Genomics Chooses Isilon IQ to Power World's First Complete Human Genome Sequencing Service
... ease of management benefits possible with Isilon IQ in bioinformatics
By deploying a highly scalable, high-performance, shared pool
IQ storage, Complete Genomics has simplified its research and development
workflows, and reduced IT cost and complexity. Additionally, ...
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the Second Quarter and First Six Months of Fiscal 2009
... the proper talented employees. This
should allow us to perform well in what is a highly regulated business.
This should also create and solidify the pool
of personnel required at all
levels of the Company to support our growth and provide careers for the
local economy. We anticipate improved ...
Digesting the termite digestome -- a way to make biofuels?
... difficulty in analysing its contents, a few research groups have attempted to study what Scharf and Tartar call the termite digestome. This is the pool
of genes, both termite and symbiont, that code for the enzymes that break down and digest lignocellulosic material.
Using a variety of genomic and ...
McGill physicists find a new state of matter in a 'transistor'
... crystal, the electrons are squeezed between two materials and they're very two dimensional. They can move on a plane, like billiard balls on a pool
table, but there's no up and down motion. There's a thickness, but they're stuck."
Until an accidental discovery during one of Gervais's earliest ...
UCB Scholarship Program Awards $300,000 to Students Living with Crohn's Disease
... Scholarship Program has granted $720,000 in
scholarships to people with Crohn's seeking higher education. This year's
31 winners were selected from a pool
of more than 1,100 applicants from
across the country and received one-time scholarships of up to $10,000 to
help pursue their academic dreams. The ...
Cyntellect Launches CellXpress(TM) System to Boost Productivity of Biopharmaceutical Process Development
... in situ assay for capturing and
labeling secreted protein around living individual cells. The best
secreting cell is located in seconds within a pool
of thousands of
candidate cells, and once located; all other undesired cells are
selectively eliminated with the laser leaving behind only the best ...
Video: Fortune 1000 Executives: New President Must Fix Education Gap
... for the U.S. presidential
candidates, with two-thirds (68 percent) saying the candidates should be
Diversifying the STEM talent pool
is one solution to this problem, the
Fortune executives say. Almost nine-in-10 (89 percent) agree that bringing
more women and minorities into STEM ...
Isilon IQ Powers Data Storage for Next-Generation DNA Sequencing
... with its OneFS(R) operating system software,
enables researchers to unify their genomic data into a single,
high-performance, highly scalable shared pool
of data. Today, instruments
at the Broad Institute generate terabytes per day of DNA sequence and
related data, which must then be analyzed. Using ...
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2009
... schools in order to provide the proper talented employees
required to perform in a highly regulated business. This should create and
solidify the pool
of personnel required at all levels of the Company to
support our growth and provide careers for the local economy. We anticipate
Covance and WuXi PharmaTech to Form a Joint Venture to Provide World-Class Preclinical Services in China
... to access its rapidly expanding
healthcare market; tap into its large patient population for global trials;
and take advantage of its huge talent pool
for outsourced R&D work. As a
result, the preclinical service market in China is expected to grow rapidly
in the coming years. The joint venture ...
Big Win for Biodiesel: ASTM Approves New Biodiesel Blend Specifications
... for them to fully support B20 use."
The approval of ASTM specifications for inclusion of up to 5% biodiesel
(B5) in the regular diesel fuel pool
also means that biodiesel could soon
become more readily available at retail fueling stations nationwide.
The ASTM International Main Committee ...
Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region
... LeverEdge's executive offices as well
as manufacturing facilities and warehouses for their water conditioning,
solar domestic hot water, and solar pool
heating products. LeverEdge plans
a capital investment of $8.4 million in land, building and equipment.
LeverEdge currently employs 43 and expects to ...
The NCIIA Recognizes Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Innovations
... annual competition was created to help motivate student biomedical
innovation teams to move their projects forward. Winning teams are selected
from a pool
of entries submitted by some of the nation's top biomedical
engineering departments and are judged by a panel of faculty and ....