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CSUCI Receives $1.7 Million Grant for Stem Cell Research Program

... Nursing, and Director of the MS Biotechnology and bioinformatics Program at California State University Channel ... Management within the MS Biotechnology and bioinformatics degree program at CSUCI. The new degree program ... about the CIRM grant or the MS Biotechnology and bioinformatics degree program at CSUCI, contact Dr. Ching-Hua ...

International consortium announces the 1000 Genomes Project

... to amazing strides in sequencing technology, bioinformatics and population genomics, it is now within our ... challenge for leading experts in the fields of bioinformatics and statistical genetics. This project will ... will be held by and distributed from the European bioinformatics Institute and the National Center for ...

How cells change gears: New insights published in Nature Genetics

... bioinformatics researchers from UC San Diego just moved closer to unlocking the mystery ... data set was a huge opportunity," said Ravasi. The UC San Diego bioinformatics team working on this project included Ravasi and two post-doctoral ...

Washington University Becker Library Makes MetaCore Accessible Throughout the University

... Bioinformatics@Becker program is a university wide resource which provides bioinformatics support for researchers and students. MetaCore is an easy to use data ... such as compound based pathway analysis , cheminformatics & bioinformatics software for life science research. The original computational ...

USC awarded $22.2M NIH national biomedical informatics infrastructure coordinating center contract

... information. BIRNCC brings together a network of researchers developing bioinformatics tools for the broader scientific community. USC is the lead partner on ... broad applicability to biomedical research." "Without a sophisticated bioinformatics capabilitywhich only top engineers can providewe cannot hope to translate ...

Researchers discover strategy for predicting the immunity of vaccines

... developed a multidisciplinary approach involving immunology, genomics and bioinformatics to predict the immunity of a vaccine without exposing individuals to ... involved in the early innate immune response against viruses. "Using a bioinformatics approach, we were able to identify distinct gene signatures that ...

3 sequencing companies join 1000 Genomes Project

... scientific fellow and vice president for SOLiD System Applications and bioinformatics at Applied Biosystems. Michael Egholm, Ph.D., vice president of R&D ... deposited some 240 billion bases of genetic information with the European bioinformatics Institute and the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a part of ...

Huge virulence gene superfamily responsible for devastating plant diseases

... Blacksburg, Va. A research team from the Virginia bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech has identified an enormous superfamily of ... havoc on susceptible plant hosts. Professor Brett Tyler of the Virginia bioinformatics Institute, the leader of the project, remarked: The extraordinary speed ...

Temple and Fox Chase partner on research and education

... opportunities from which to choose, including a new joint program in bioinformatics that would be housed at Fox Chase and offered through Temple. Fox Chase already runs a robust bioinformatics facility, a core resource that Temple scientists can now utilize. At the ...

Swiss Systems Biology Initiative announces Flagship Projects

... from the Swiss universities, one group is part of the Swiss Institute of bioinformatics (SIB). Prof. Ralf Eichler, president of the SystemsX.ch Board of Directors ... (PSI), the Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI), and the Swiss institute of bioinformatics (SIB). The federal government allocated a CHF 100 million budget for ...

General Motors, Virginia Tech scientists collaborate to advance neuroinformatics

... impetus to the growing area of neuroinformatics." In recent decades, bioinformatics has given biologists the ability to gather and quickly analyze massive ... They are fundamental scientific questions, and this pursuit connects back bioinformatics and the analysis of essential data. What brought GM to Virginia Tech ...

GeneGo Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Pharmacogenomics Software Suite

... About GeneGo, Inc. GeneGo, Inc. develops systems biology technology such as compound based pathway analysis , cheminformatics & bioinformatics software for life science research. The original computational MetaDiscovery( TM ) platform allows an integration and expert analysis of ...

URI awarded $13 million grant to develop vaccines for emerging infectious diseases

... The Institute for Immunology and Informatics, established earlier this year at URI's Providence Biotechnology Center, applies cutting edge bioinformatics tools to accelerate the development of treatments and cures for immune-system diseases like HIV and tuberculosis. The Institute also aims to quickly ...

Study Shows a Link Between Schizophrenia & Genetic Mutations

... PhD, Kelly Gonzalez MS, CGC, and Bill Scaringe, MS are currently Senior Scientist, Co-Director of Genetic Counseling & Education, and Director of bioinformatics at MEDomics, respectively. The laboratory work was performed in the Sommer and Rossi Labs at City of Hope Beckman Research Institute in ...

Two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Scientists Receive Presidential Early Career Award

... To this end, he and his colleagues make presentations to the Seattle community. His lab is also in the initial stages of developing a course in bioinformatics to be used by high-school science teachers. Malik, a native of India, received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the ...

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to develop petascale computer modeling capabilities

... Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $1,450,000 grant to the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory (NDSSL) at the Virginia bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and partners to develop petascale computing environments that model billions of individuals in extremely large ...

Cell Pathway May Be Key to Lung Cancer's Spread

... lung cancer acquires the molecular traits necessary to metastasize early on by activated WNT/TCF signaling." The team of eight researchers used bioinformatics -- the highly complex computer analysis of genetic information -- to study lung tumor samples. They found that the WNT/TCF cell-signaling pathway was ...

Tata Consultancy Services Launches New Business Intelligence Solution for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers

... largest group within TCS, serving Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Bio technology and Medical Device companies for their Business and IT needs. From bioinformatics to Clinical Trials to Healthcare, TCS delivers solutions and services across varied business areas with a experienced 6000+ work force. With its ...

Mapping gene expression with Gene Expression Atlas

... Hinxton, 15 June 2009 Today, researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) launch a new database, the Gene Expression Atlas, which allows scientists to search and compare gene expression data at ...

VBI researchers develop new method for breast cancer biomarker discovery

... Blacksburg, Va. -- Three researchers from the Virginia bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have developed and evaluated a new one-step bioanalytical approach that allows them to profile in detail complex ...

GeneGo and OmicSoft Announce Integration

... About GeneGo, Inc. GeneGo, Inc. develops systems biology technology such as compound based pathway analysis , cheminformatics & bioinformatics software for life science research. The original computational MetaDiscovery(TM) platform allows an integration and expert analysis of different ...

City of Hope Uses Isilon IQ to Advance Fight Against Life-Threatening Diseases

... to power their groundbreaking research, City of Hope is demonstrating the enormous value our scale-out NAS solutions can deliver for today's leading bioinformatics organizations." Talon Data Systems is a leading supplier of enterprise-class storage, networking, and Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions. By ...

23andMe and Palomar Pomerado Health Partner to Give PPH Members Access to Their Genetic Information

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and New Enterprise Associates. More information the ...

Elsevier and Brain Mapping Foundation co-host 6th Annual World Congress of IBMISPS

... multi-modality imaging, biophotonics, healthcare policy, FDA regulations, bioethics, biomedical, chemical and materials engineering, neuroscience, bioinformatics and grid technology, physiology, stem-cell therapy, imaging guided drug delivery, and operating rooms and hospitals of the future, stereotactic ...

Mayo Clinic and IBM host medical language initiative

... are inviting our international colleagues to help continue development of these valuable tools," says Christopher Chute, M.D., Dr.P.H. , Mayo Clinic bioinformatics expert and senior consultant on the project. "By making it an open-source initiative, we hope to enable wide use of these NLP tools so medical ...

Waters Corporation Announces the Purchase of UPLC/MS Systems by the National Cancer Institute for Advanced Metabolomics Research

... sample definition, meaning scientists can extract more information about their samples and detect previously unseen constituents. Together with bioinformatics software tools incorporated in Waters MassLynx(TM) software, researchers using UPLC/MS/MS can analyze tens of thousands of data points per analysis, ...

23andMe Launches Free Online Community for Moms and Moms-to-Be

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. and New Enterprise Associates. More information is available at ...

23andMe Launches Parkinson's Disease Genetics Initiative

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG ) and New Enterprise Associates. More information ...

Cambridge Healthtech Institute Announces Its Premiere Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine Conference

... GlaxoSmithKline; Arthur Holden, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Serious Adverse Events Consortium; Ken Buetow, Ph.D., Associate Director for bioinformatics and Information Technology and Director of Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, National Cancer Institute and Co-founder, ...

UB-designed ventilator can safely sedate ICU patients for less

... Technologies Showcase, was licensed from UB to Medical Conservation Devices (MCD) of Buffalo, located in UB's New York State Center of Excellence in bioinformatics and Life Sciences. Fuhrman and Dowhy are founding partners in MCD, and will receive the UB Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at the UB Inventors and ...

JAMA article contends earlier study overstated validity of findings on bisphenol A

... In a letter to be published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ), Dr. S. Stanley Young, Assistant Director of bioinformatics at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences, and Ming Yu, University of British Columbia, highlight the statistical limitations of a ...

New Jersey-Based Biotech Start-Up Nexomics Biosciences Gets Off the Ground

... with Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, that provides Nexomics rights to a portfolio of intellectual property, including a suite of bioinformatics software and an early stage antibiotic screening methodology. In addition, the agreement gives Nexomics rights to use and further develop a novel ...

Thomson Reuters White Paper Explores the Role of Biomarkers in Clinical Trials and Drug Development

... is now available through several delivery options: as a subscription option to users of Prous Science Integrity (R) , as an XML feed for in-house bioinformatics solutions and also as a standalone web application. This solution covers biomarkers identified in literature, patents, conferences, clinical trial ...

The Obama Effect: New Job Trends to Watch in 2009

... chemists 5. Sales and marketing Initiative: Healthcare Modernization Key Jobs: 1. Nurses 2. Information technology specialists 3. bioinformatics specialists 4. Information security specialists 5. Software developers Initiative: Volunteerism and Community Involvement Key Jobs: 1. ...

Silicon Valley Veterans Sarah Imbach and Larry Tesler Join 23andMe Management Team

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and New Enterprise Associates. More information is ...

Silicon Valley Veterans Sarah Imbach and Larry Tesler Join 23andMe Management Team

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and New Enterprise Associates. More information is ...

The Obama Effect: New Job Trends to Watch in 2009

... chemists 5. Sales and marketing Initiative: Healthcare Modernization Key Jobs: 1. Nurses 2. Information technology specialists 3. bioinformatics specialists 4. Information security specialists 5. Software developers Initiative: Volunteerism and Community Involvement Key Jobs: 1. ...

A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network Is the First GeneGo Center of Excellence in Asia

... About GeneGo, Inc. GeneGo, Inc. develops systems biology technology such as compound based pathway analysis, cheminformatics & bioinformatics software for life science research. The original computational MetaDiscovery(TM) platform allows an integration and expert analysis of different ...

Texas and North Carolina Students Tackle Lifesaving Research in Chemistry and Genetics, Taking Home the Grand Prize at Nation's Premier High School Science Competition

... of work, organization, and discipline to obtain and then fully verify these results, which the team did in three ways. Sophisticated, innovative bioinformatics also enabled them to identify new therapeutic targets and potential drugs. Not only is this a process currently done by many large pharmaceutical ...

23andMe Announces Holiday Season Multi-Pack Discount

... Inc., was founded by Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki in 2006, and the company is advised by a group of renowned experts in the fields of human genetics, bioinformatics and computer science. Its Series A investors include Genentech, Inc., Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG ) and New Enterprise Associates. More information is ...
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