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A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

...n New York, said that "there is no doubt that this roadmap will beregarded as a useful instrument to bring greater cohesion andcoordination to the field."Ho urges the Enterprise not to ignore the important contributions madeby scientists outside of the collaboration. "It is my contention thatgreat new ideas ...

MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus

...published in Nature Genetics last week, provides a roadmap for the development of human therapies for CMV, which could prolong the life of HIV patients and improve the success of transplant surgery by reducing the risk of rejection. There is currently no treatment or cure for CMV. Resistance to diseases lik...

Successful Test Of Single Molecule Switch Opens The Door To Biomolecular Electronics

...ng molecular devices. “We have a working rational roadmap now for how to do this, and we’re already hard at work applying it to a wide variety of potentially exciting applications,?he says. Authors on the Nano Letters paper are Lindsay, who also is the Nadine and Edward Carson Professor of Physics and Chem...

NIH creates nationwide network of molecular libraries screening centers

...by the NHGRI's intramural program to jumpstart the roadmap effort. Another critical component of the network is the Molecular Libraries Small Molecule Repository, located in San Francisco at Discovery Partners International, a drug discovery research firm. The repository houses the collection of small molecu...

Free-energy theory borne out in large-scale protein folding

...matters, and our interest is in creating a folding roadmap of sorts, a plot of the thermodynamic route that the protein follows as it moves toward equilibrium," said co-author Cecilia Clementi, the Norman Hackerman-Welch Young Investigator Assistant Professor of Chemistry. The Rice research team included Cl...

Finding rewrites the evolutionary history of the origin of potatoes

... "Other scientists use these results as a kind of roadmap to guide them in the use of these species based on prior knowledge of traits in other species." Spooner spends about two months each year trekking through the mountains of South America, collecting and identifying wild potatoes and researching them....

Earth Rx: A microbial biotechnology prescription for global environmental health

...at a symposium held at ASU last April to work on a roadmap for biology-based solutions to turn these threats into opportunities. The culmination of the workshop was a paper published as the cover story in the latest issue of Environmental Science & Technology ( http://pubs.acs.org/subscribe/journals/est...

Progress being made in exploring potential use of stem cells to treat heart disease

...ny obstacles to overcome, it is significant that a roadmap of the derivation and use of stem cells for human heart disease is now conceivable." In the Nature article, Srivastava and Ivey point to several challenges ahead: Developing the ability not only to guide and expand stem cells into the cardiac line...

DOE publishes research roadmap for developing cleaner fuels

...GTL program is poised to help do just that." The roadmap responds directly to the goal recently announced b... the President's Advanced Energy Initiative. The roadmap identifies the research required for overcoming challenges to the large-scale production of cellulos...

Mars mission Risk 29: Scientists research ways to reduce radiation-induced brain damage

...push to put a man on Mars, NASA has sketched out a roadmap laying out 45 risks to astronauts in a space mission that is likely to last two years. Those risks include accelerated bone loss, motion sickness, the inability to treat minor illnesses, an inadequate quantity of food and the possibility of "interper...

Research holds promise for herpes vaccine

...to the same "wild-type" strain. "We have a clear roadmap for producing an effective live vaccine against genital herpes," said Halford, who works in MSU's Department of Veterinary Molecular Biology. "Although my studies were performed with HSV-1, the implications for HSV-2-induced genital herpes are clear....

First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke

...r Regeneration" project falls in line with the NIH roadmap for the development of multi-disciplinary and translational science. The BCM team also includes project co-developer Mary Dickinson, assistant professor of molecular physiology and biophysics at BCM; Dr. Thomas Zwaka, assistant professor of molecu...

Breathing easy: When it comes to oxygen, a bug's life is full of it

... will assess these new developments and consider a roadmap for future research, said Kirkton. The symposium, which is also sponsored by the London-based Journal of Physiology, will feature the following speakers: Gabriel Haddad, of the University of California, San Diego, will speak on the “Genetic bas...

Scientists find method to pick noncompetitive animals, improve production

...to production. "This selection methodology is a roadmap to improving the breeding of domesticated animals," Muir said. "The tool also could allow us to domesticate more species as readily available food sources, such as cannibalistic shellfish and game fish." ...

Major gene study uncovers secrets of leukemia

...ds for treating pediatric ALL, but also provides a roadmap for the identification of unsuspected mutations in adult cancers. ALL is a tumor in which immature white blood cells that normally develop into immune system cells, called B or T lymphocytes, instead multiply rapidly and overwhelm the normal bloo...

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