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TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants

... scientific team led by the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) has received a $1 ... Investigator in TGen's Integrated Cancer genomics Division, also described the TGen-led team as ... Novel Melanoma Risk Genes Using High-throughput genomics Principal Investigators: Team Lead: Jeffrey ...

Covance to Acquire Seattle-Based Gene Expression Laboratory from Merck & Co., Inc.

... Gene Expression Laboratory that performs genomics services such as genotyping, gene sequencing and ... Covance and further expands our capabilities in genomics testing and personalized medicine," said Joe ... expand our footprint in the important and growing genomics testing market and this transaction provided both ...

J. Craig Venter Institute Awarded $43 Million, Five Year Contract From NIAID to Continue to Develop and Provide Sequencing, Genotyping, and Bioinformatics Expertise and Services in Infectious Diseases

... expertise in infectious diseases and human genomics by providing important genomic services to the ... will work collaboratively with NIAID to provide genomics resources that are responsive to the needs of the ... (TIGR), The Center for the Advancement of genomics (TCAG), the Institute for Biological Energy ...

Genomics for a Greener World

... announcement of its contribution towards 2 new genomics projects, Genome Alberta has completed the ... which can initiate, fund, and manage large scale genomics projects. Doctors Facchini, Martin, and Voordouw ... and manages large-scale projects in genomics and other related 'omic' areas. - Genome ...

Video: Turning Hope Into Reality - Genomics Research at the VA

... profiles to customize care--because of its genomics laboratory; large and diverse patient population; ... future of medicine is determined by research. And genomics is the direction for research in the 21st ... VA's Chief Research and Development Officer. genomics is the key, Kupersmith elaborates, to ...

Gene Network Sciences Names Departing Merck Head of Genetics Eric Schadt as Co-Chair of Scientific Advisory Board

... 2 diabetes and obesity using novel integrative genomics approaches based on genetic and molecular ... Dr. Schadt's pioneering work in integrative genomics has been published in a series of groundbreaking ... the best available technology to turn integrative genomics data into actionable knowledge for drug discovery ...

Power of Prevention is Focus at American College of Preventive Medicine 9th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles

... hot topics including obesity, STD prevention and genomics - LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The ... to the value of preventive medicine, such as genomics and other emerging technologies to impact health ... Current Tools and the Emerging Impact of genomics explores the potential influence of genomic ...

Van Andel Research Institute of Michigan and Translational Genomics Research Institute of Arizona Undertake Unprecedented Alliance to Promote Science and Health

... Research Institute (VARI) and the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) will forge a strategic ... of VARI with the cutting-edge translational genomics and analysis of TGen. "Combining many of ... . About TGen The Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a ...

ANA and ISONG Co-Publish Genetics and Ethics in Health Care: New Questions in the Age of Genomic Health

... DSN, MPH, RN, FAAN, has helped bring genetics and genomics into nursing practice and education worldwide. ... Part 3. Applications of Genetics and genomics in Health Care discusses selected applications of ... growth of nurses in human genetics and genomics worldwide. Review copies for educators and ...

EMBL GeneCore purchases Genomatix's next generation sequencing data analysis solution

... Station and a Genomatix Genome Analyzer at its genomics Core Facility. These systems deliver the only ... data analysis," says Dr. Vladimir Benes, Head of genomics Core Facility at EMBL. "We did thorough tests ... all processes carried out on the GGA. EMBL's genomics Core Facility (GeneCore) is the ...

BioNanomatrix Appoints Gary Zweiger, Ph.D., as Vice President of Business Development

... experience with leading biotechnology and genomics companies. He will focus on expanding ... funded project in partnership with Complete genomics Inc. for very low-cost sequencing of the human ... advisor and consultant to biotechnology and genomics companies and to the financial community. He has ...

Rosetta Genomics to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

... November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rosetta genomics Ltd. (Nasdaq: ROSG ), a leader in the development ... diseases. About Rosetta Genomics Rosetta genomics (Nasdaq: ROSG ) is a leader in the field of ... and proprietary platform technologies, Rosetta genomics is working on the application of these ...

Ivy Foundation Funds New Brain Cancer Research Consortium : $3M Stage I Project Aims to Improve Personalized Medicine for Patients

... Project grant was awarded to the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen). Under the leadership ... five years as well as provide their expertise in genomics based research. Stage I of The Ivy G.B.M ... Michael E. Berens, Ph.D. Translational genomics Research Institute   -- Antonio ...

Minister Clement, Governor Schwarzenegger Join Forces to Fight Cancer Through Cancer Stem Cell Research

... and information resource relating to genomics and proteomics research in Canada. Its principal ... is to position Canada among the world leaders in genomics and proteomics research. Its mandate is to develop and implement a national strategy in genomics and proteomics research for the benefit of all ...

Children's Hospital Contributes Genotype Data to Enhance Autism Research Worldwide

... worldwide. The Center for Applied genomics at Children's Hospital employs highly automated ... M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Applied genomics at Children's Hospital. "Scientific work using ... of the AGRE Program. The Center for Applied genomics at Children's Hospital has been collaborating in ...

Genetic Medicine Making Inroads Against Disease

... Case Medical Center in Cleveland. "Genetics and genomics are giving us a better biological understanding ... to depression," she added. Still, putting genomics into everyday medical practice is in its infancy, ... More information There's more on genomics at the National Human Genome Research Institute ....

Beckman Coulter's 4th Quarter and Full Year 2007 Revenue Grows 10.8% and 9.2%, Respectively; 2007 Earnings Per Share Beat Outlook

... Hopkins University, a leader in cancer genomics research, that provide Beckman Coulter exclusive options to license cancer genomics intellectual property that may arise from ... of $0.8 million. g) Agencourt Personal genomics ("APG") - In July 2006, we sold our non- ...

Study finds gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer

... cancer. Research teams from the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen), Wake Forest University ... director of TGens Division of Integrated Cancer genomics and senior author of the paper. Analysis of ... said David Duggan, Ph.D., head of TGens Advanced genomics Technology Lab. If we can then learn more about ...

MWG and Operon Are Joining Forces

... Eurofins Medigenomix - all part of the Eurofins genomics network - announced today that they have agreed ... Genomics. "Enabling Operon and Eurofins genomics subsidiaries Eurofins MWG and Eurofins ... says Bruno Poddevin, Head of the Eurofins genomics Services Cluster. For further information ...

Virginia Commonwealth University to Study Genomics-Based Diagnostic Test:

... Dumur, Ph.D., Director of Molecular Morphology genomics for the Department of Pathology, VCU. "Such cases ... can begin. "We envision that in the future genomics data will become a useful ancillary tool to ... innovative technology to harness the power of genomics information and apply it in a ...

Beckman Coulter Announces Licensing Option Agreements for Cancer Genes with Johns Hopkins University

... the company exclusive options to license cancer genomics intellectual property. The first agreement covers ... are already in the process of moving our research genomics technologies into platforms for diagnostic use. ... from research such as the John Hopkins cancer genomics studies, will enhance our success." Agencourt ...

Public not so sure 'personalized medicine'

... and Social Research Council (ESRC). The event - genomics and Society: Todays Answers, Tomorrows Questions ... scientific research in this field - the ESRC genomics Network (EGN) (See Notes for Editors). Topics as ... Professor Steve Yearley, director of the Networks genomics Policy and Research Forum said: This landmark ...

Covance Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $466M and EPS of $0.66

... contract commitment associated with the pending acquisition of Merck's genomics laboratory is included in backlog, but is excluded from adjusted net ... acquisitions and investments, the closings of the acquisition of Merck's genomics laboratory and the divestiture of the company's IVRS service offering, the ...

Multiple Myeloma Genome Unlocked

... more than 50 patient samples was conducted as part of the Multiple Myeloma genomics Initiative. Overall, more than 250 patient samples have been collected and ... added Jeffrey Trent, co-principal investigator on the Multiple Myeloma genomics Initiative. "Such a remarkable dataset exists for very few other cancers; ...

Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

... University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and at the Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) found that mutations in a gene called C6orf15, ... by Dr. Kevin M. Brown, an Associate Investigator in the Integrated Cancer genomics Division of TGen, a Phoenix-based, non-profit biomedical research ...

Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans

... said Rotimi, who is also director of the trans-NIH Center for Research on genomics and Global Health. "Where we find signals, we can now zero in on those ... Genome Research Institute, and director, trans-NIH Center for Research on genomics and Global Health, Bethesda, Md.; Michael Christman, Ph.D., president and ...

New Map of Genomic Variation Will Enable Disease Research

... used highly automated gene-analyzing technology at the Center for Applied genomics at Children's Hospital, directed by Hakon Hakonarson, M.D., Ph.D., a ... this research. In addition, the David Lawrence Altschuler Chair in genomics and Computational Biology at Children's Hospital contributed funds to the ...

Advance in bowel cancer test research

... CSIRO, Flinders University and Australian healthcare company, Clinical genomics Pty Ltd designed to develop an improved screening/diagnostic test for ... bowel cancer in some cases," Professor Young says. The CEO of Clinical genomics Pty Ltd, Lawrence La Pointe, says if a more robust screening test for ...

Berkeley Lab scientist co-leads breast cancer 'dream team'

... by the combined expertise of the Breast Cancer Dream Team's clinicians, genomics researchers, systems biologists, computational biologists, and other ... information could then be sent via a secure web connection to a cancer genomics database and analyzed by Dream Team members, who recommend the best ...

$18 million awarded to TGen and University of Pennsylvania for pancreatic cancer research

... PHOENIX, Ariz. May 27, 2009 The Translational genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) will ... Senior Investigator and Physician in Chief at the Translational Research genomics Institute (TGen). "An Integrated Approach to Targeting Molecular ...

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Expands Cancer Research Efforts with Automation Tool from Caliper Life Sciences

... from Caliper," said Dr. Kaylene Simpson, manager of the Functional genomics Group at PMCC. "The instrument helps us work towards our primary goals: to ... and proliferation, and responses to drug targets." The Functional genomics Group at PMCC is funded by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation ...

MMRF and the Broad Institute to perform whole genome sequencing of multiple myeloma samples

... MMRF launched a partnership with the Broad Institute and the Translational genomics Research Institute the Multiple Myeloma genomics Initiative a comprehensive genome mapping program to identity new targets ...

Ambry Genetics Announces Illumina CSPro Certification for GA Sequencing

... Analyzer (GA) Sequencing, gaining entry to an elite group of Illumina genomics service providers globally. Illumina Inc., a San Diego-based company, provides leading-edge genetic analysis tools to genomics centers worldwide. (Logo: ...

Compendia Bioscience Announces Collaboration with MDS Pharma Services to Deliver Novel Solution for Oncology Drug Development

... treatments, we believe this integrated solution could revolutionize cancer genomics for drug development," said Compendia CEO and Co-founder Dan Rhodes, Ph.D. ... president. "Compendia Bioscience is a leader in the field of cancer genomics and Oncomine(TM) has become a standard platform in the industry. We ...

The Personal Genome Project Deploys Isilon IQ Storage to Transform Genomic Research

... volunteers who agree to publicly share this data to advance the use of genomics in understanding human health and disease. With Isilon, the PGP has ... human genomic and trait data in order to bring the benefits of personal genomics to the public." The massive file size and data growth challenges of ...

Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD is Named President of the American College of Medical Genetics

... March. "It is a great honor to be elected to this position. The genomics era in medicine is in full swing, and the possibilities for improvement of ... as the medical director of the Harvard-Partners Center for Genetics and genomics from 1999-2002. Currently he is the Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley ...

Photos: Olay(R) Resignals the Future of Skin Care Introducing NEW Olay(R) Professional Pro-X

... SCIENCE INNOVATION Olay Professional Pro-X is inspired by genomics research and tools that have helped P&G Beauty Scientists explore how ... at the most fundamental levels." Using this insight and breakthrough genomics tools, P&G Beauty Scientists have learned a healthy, strong stratum ...

Compounds that trigger beta cell replication identified by JDRF funded researchers

... February 25, 2009, New York, NY Researchers at the genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF) have identified a set ... Kilian, Director of Regeneration Research at JDRF. "The team at the genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation is providing new information ...

Beauty and grooming science evolves

... best. Five studies--with subjects ranging from color optics to skin aging genomics to razor engineering--will be on display. "The way people have ... to eliminate the problems of pasty or orange look on skin. genomics of Skin Aging Genomic Analysis of the Anti-oxidant Capacity of Aging ...

Genetic Code of Common Cold Cracked

... common cold," said Dr. Stephen B. Liggett, director of the cardiopulmonary genomics program at the University of Maryland, and senior author of a report on ... SOURCES: Stephen B. Liggett, M.D., director, cardiopulmonary genomics program, and professor, medicine and physiology, University of Maryland, ...
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