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USING PRIOR KNOWLEDGE IN THE INFERENCE OF GENE ASSOCIATION NETWORKS

Abstract Traditional computational techniques are recently being improved with the use of prior biological knowledge from open-access...

NEW METHOD ALLOWS PRECISE GENE CONTROL BY LIGHT

A novel optical switch makes it possible to precisely control the lifespan of genetic copies. These are used by the cell as building...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

BIO ROUNDUP: GRAIL ACQUISITION, LIBRA'S LAUNCH, TAU TRIAL RESULTS & MORE

In biotech, you can go home again. Four years ago, Illumina spun out cancer diagnostics startup Grail. This week, the gene sequencing...

THE POSSIBLE MECHANISMS OF COPPER RESISTANCE IN THE PATHOGEN PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE PATHOVARS IN STONE FRUIT TREES

Abstract One of the most common diseases affecting Stone-fruits is Bacterial Canker, caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae and...

 
 
 

EVALUATION OF THE SINGLE‐USE FIXED BED BIOREACTORS IN SCALABLE VIRUS PRODUCTION

The accelerating development of gene therapy from research towards clinical trials and beyond has elevated the demand for practical...

REGULATION OF SOCIAL STRESS AND NEURAL DEGENERATION BY ACTIVITY-REGULATED GENES AND EPIGENETIC MECHANISMS IN DOPAMINERGIC NEURONS

Abstract Transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of both dopaminergic neurons and their accompanying glial cells is of great interest...

 
 
 

THE ELOVL4 SPINOCEREBELLAR ATAXIA-34 MUTATION 736T> G IMPAIRS RETINAL FUNCTION IN THE ABSENCE OF PHOTORECEPTOR DEGENERATION

Abstract Elo ngation of v ery l ong chain fatty acids- 4 is essential for synthesis of very long chain polyunsaturated and saturated...

AGIOS HELPS IDENTIFY GENES THAT ALLOW CANCER TO ESCAPE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Agios helps identify genes that allow cancer to escape the immune system aliu Thu, 09/24/2020 - 06:30

 
 
 

ISORESOLVE: PREDICTING SPLICE ISOFORM FUNCTIONS BY INTEGRATING GENE AND ISOFORM-LEVEL FEATURES WITH DOMAIN ADAPTATION

AbstractMotivationHigh resolution annotation of gene functions is a central goal in functional genomics. A single gene may produce...

CRISPR-CAS9 REVEALS GENES INVOLVED IN RICE HEADING DATE

Additional genes involved in the control of the heading date of rice were identified using CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The study conducted...

 
 
 

TRANSGENE-FREE PDS MUTANTS IN POTATO GENERATED

Researchers from NARIC Agricultural Biotechnology Institute in Hungary successfully developed transgene-free potato mutants using CRISPR-Cas9...

THE GENOME OF CLEISTOGENES SONGORICA PROVIDES A BLUEPRINT FOR FUNCTIONAL DISSECTION OF DIMORPHIC FLOWER DIFFERENTIATION AND DROUGHT ADAPTABILITY

Summary Cleistogenes songorica is a desert grass with a unique dimorphic flowering mechanism and an ability to survive extreme drought....

 
 
 

NOVARTIS GENE THERAPIES: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ANALYTICAL DEVELOPMENT-MOLECULAR

Novartis Gene Therapies: OverviewReady to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families...

AN EMBEDDED GENE SELECTION METHOD USING KNOCKOFFS OPTIMIZING NEURAL NETWORK

Gene selection refers to find a small subset of discriminant genes from the gene expression profiles. How to select genes that affect...

 
 
 

DTX PHARMA RECEIVES NEW FUNDING GRANT TO ADVANCE RNA-BASED THERAPEUTIC PROGRAMS FOR CHARCOT-MARIE TOOTH

CMT is a genetic rare disease driven by the duplication of the PMP22 gene- SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - DTx Pharma, Inc....

NEW RESISTANCE GENE TO DEVASTATING POTATO DISEASE THAT CAUSED IRISH FAMINE

Late blight is the most important pathogen in potato and causes devastation worldwide. The disease, caused by the oomycete Phytophthora...

 
 
 

RNA SILENCING TECHNOLOGY: A BOON FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT

Abstract RNA interference is a powerful tool for gene silencing in different organisms, including plants. It is being used in functional...

MICRORNAS AS POTENTIAL TARGETS FOR IMPROVING RICE YIELD VIA PLANT ARCHITECTURE MODULATION: RECENT STUDIES AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES

Abstract Ensuring agricultural food security is a major concern for the future world, and being the second most consumed crop, rice...

 
 
 

FLAGS AND WEBFLAGS: DISCOVERING NOVEL BIOLOGY THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF GENE NEIGHBOURHOOD CONSERVATION

AbstractSummaryAnalysis of conservation of gene neighbourhoods over different evolutionary levels is important for understanding operon...

Illumina to Acquire Cancer Diagnostics Developer Grail in $8B Deal

ILLUMINA TO ACQUIRE CANCER DIAGNOSTICS DEVELOPER GRAIL IN $8B DEAL

Grail is set to be acquired for $8 billion by Illumina, the gene sequencing giant that formed the cancer diagnostics developer and...