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Dr. Burke wins Distinguished Professor Award

DR. BURKE WINS DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AWARD

Donald Burke-Agüero stands in his office in Bond LSC, holding a model of an RNA protein structure. Burke-Agüero studies the bio-chemical...

 
 
 

K-MER CLUSTERING ALGORITHM USING A MAPREDUCE FRAMEWORK: APPLICATION TO THE PARALLELIZATION OF THE INCHWORM MODULE OF TRINITY

De novo transcriptome assembly is an important technique for understanding gene expression in non-model organisms. Many de novo assemblers...

 
 
 
Iso-Seq Analysis of Polyploid Cotton Yields Important Discoveries for Fiber Breeding

ISO-SEQ ANALYSIS OF POLYPLOID COTTON YIELDS IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES FOR FIBER BREEDING

Photo by Forest & Kim Starr Scientists at Huazhong Agricultural University in China and collaborating institutions recently published...

SYNTHETIC GENOMICS AND CEVA ENTER AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP, COMMERCIALIZE NEXT-GENERATION VACCINES FOR ANIMAL HEALTH

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Synthetic Genomics, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into a collaboration...

 
 
 
Scientists discovered a 'kill switch' that destroys cancer cells in mice

SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED A 'KILL SWITCH' THAT DESTROYS CANCER CELLS IN MICE

Reuters Researchers discovered a mechanism in RNA molecules that causes cells to commit suicide, and they think it could be used to...

 
 
 
Eli Lilly to Pursue mRNA Cancer Vaccines with CureVac Pact

ELI LILLY TO PURSUE MRNA CANCER VACCINES WITH CUREVAC PACT

Eli Lilly is getting a foothold in messenger RNA cancer vaccines through a deal with CureVac that could develop up to five new therapies....

From UCSF, New Sequencer Reveals Cancer Blueprints, Cell By Cell

FROM UCSF, NEW SEQUENCER REVEALS CANCER BLUEPRINTS, CELL BY CELL

Cells within a single tumor can have a variety of genetic fingerprints. Understanding that variety is likely a key to fighting cancer...

 
 
 

FINGERPRINT OF LONG NON-CODING RNA REGULATED BY CYCLIC MECHANICAL STRETCH IN HUMAN AORTIC SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HYPERTENSION

Abstract Emerging evidence suggests that long non-coding RNAs represent a cellular hub coordinating various cellular processes that...

DID LIFE ON EARTH START DUE TO METEORITES SPLASHING INTO WARM LITTLE PONDS?

Life on Earth began somewhere between 3.7 and 4.5 billion years ago, after meteorites splashed down and leached essential elements...

 
 
 

MASSIVE A-TO-I RNA EDITING IS COMMON ACROSS THE METAZOA AND CORRELATES WITH DSRNA ABUNDANCE

Adenosine to inosine RNA editing is a post-transcriptional modification catalyzed by the ADAR enzymes, which are ubiquitously expressed...

LEXOGEN LAUNCHES THE SLAMSEQ PRODUCT FAMILY FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT METABOLIC SEQUENCING OF RNA, DEVELOPED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA

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Eyeing a Comeback, Arrowhead Bets on New RNAi Delivery Tool

EYEING A COMEBACK, ARROWHEAD BETS ON NEW RNAI DELIVERY TOOL

Following a series of setbacks late last year, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, one of the companies trying to develop drugs using RNA interference,...

Going Big or Against the Tide: Meet The Big Idea & Contrarian Award Finalists

GOING BIG OR AGAINST THE TIDE: MEET THE BIG IDEA & CONTRARIAN AWARD FINALISTS

All innovation and companies start off as an idea. Some will gain more traction than others over time, but we at Xconomy think that...

 
 
 
Moderna Ends “Venture” Experiment, Dissolves Four Startups

MODERNA ENDS “VENTURE” EXPERIMENT, DISSOLVES FOUR STARTUPS

Moderna Therapeutics, the high-flying private company with a $1 billion war chest, is reversing course. Three years ago, it decided...

COMBINATORIAL RNA DESIGN: DESIGNABILITY AND STRUCTURE-APPROXIMATING ALGORITHM IN WATSON-CRICK AND NUSSINOV-JACOBSON ENERGY MODELS

Abstract We consider the Combinatorial RNA Design problem , a minimal instance of RNA design where one must produce an RNA sequence...