Cloud Security Firm Threat Stack Grabs $45M, Plans to Double Staff

CLOUD SECURITY FIRM THREAT STACK GRABS $45M, PLANS TO DOUBLE STAFF

Businesses big and small are increasingly storing their data and other IT assets on cloud servers, a move that can augment their operations,...

 
 
 
Becoming a Champion for Rare Disease Patients

BECOMING A CHAMPION FOR RARE DISEASE PATIENTS

At Shire, our mission is to be a champion for the 350 million patients worldwide living with a rare disease. About half of all rare...

Detecting Dementia through Interactive Computer Avatars

DETECTING DEMENTIA THROUGH INTERACTIVE COMPUTER AVATARS

Early Access Note: Early Access articles are new content made available in advance of the final electronic or print versions and result...

 
 
 
Student Spotlight: Nalin Samarasinghe

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: NALIN SAMARASINGHE

What drew you to Texas A&M University and particularly, the Biological and Agricultural Engineering department? After completing my...

Identification of a Tetanus Toxin Specific Epitope in Single Amino Acid Resolution

IDENTIFICATION OF A TETANUS TOXIN SPECIFIC EPITOPE IN SINGLE AMINO ACID RESOLUTION

Vaccinations are among the most potent tools to fight infectious diseases. However, cross-reactions are an ongoing problem and there...

 
 
 
Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Grier

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JORDAN GRIER

Jordan has a history of the fightin' Texas Aggie spirit in his family and coming to Texas A&M University was a natural fit. Little...

 
 
 
Ex-Cubist CEO Bonney Emerges at Kaleido, Flagship's Latest Microbiome Startup

EX-CUBIST CEO BONNEY EMERGES AT KALEIDO, FLAGSHIP'S LATEST MICROBIOME STARTUP

Flagship Pioneering has been as active as any venture firm at funneling its investment dollars into microbiome drug developers. It's...

After Biogen Deal Fizzles, Rodin Bags $27M And Heads To First Trial

AFTER BIOGEN DEAL FIZZLES, RODIN BAGS $27M AND HEADS TO FIRST TRIAL

An option-to-buy deal, when one company agrees to buy another on prearranged terms after a series of milestones are met, doesn't always...

 
 
 
California Senate Passed Drug Price Reporting & Transparency Bill

CALIFORNIA SENATE PASSED DRUG PRICE REPORTING & TRANSPARENCY BILL

This week the California Senate passed a tremendously flawed bill that would hamper the ability of entrepreneurs to bring new prescription...

 
 
 
Gene Therapy and September Scenes

GENE THERAPY AND SEPTEMBER SCENES

Today I'm giving an invited lecture at Georgia College, “Gene Therapy: A Forever Fix”? I've given the talk many times, since my book...

 
 
 
Check Out What's Hot in Bay Area Biotech on December 6

CHECK OUT WHAT'S HOT IN BAY AREA BIOTECH ON DECEMBER 6

Last December, Xconomy's annual Bay Area biotech forum assessed the election aftermath for the life sciences. This year, What's Hot...

Archaea S-layer nanotube from a “black smoker” in complex with cyclo-octasulfur S8 rings

ARCHAEA S-LAYER NANOTUBE FROM A “BLACK SMOKER” IN COMPLEX WITH CYCLO-OCTASULFUR S8 RINGS

Abstract Elemental sulfur exists primarily as an ring and serves as terminal electron acceptor for a variety of Sulfur-fermenting bacteria....

 
 
 
Halozyme Inks $105M Bristol-Myers Partnership, Expands Roche Deal

HALOZYME INKS $105M BRISTOL-MYERS PARTNERSHIP, EXPANDS ROCHE DEAL

Halozyme Therapeutics has turned a method of delivering a drug more conveniently into partnerships with several large pharmaceutical...

Tata Institute for Genetics and Society Advances with Building Naming, Inaugural Chair Holders

TATA INSTITUTE FOR GENETICS AND SOCIETY ADVANCES WITH BUILDING NAMING, INAUGURAL CHAIR HOLDERS

UC San Diego celebrated the dedication of a new building for the divisions of Biological and Physical Sciences on Sept. 12 with a special...

 
 
 
San Antonio Tech and Bioscience Group Plans New Innovation Center

SAN ANTONIO TECH AND BIOSCIENCE GROUP PLANS NEW INNOVATION CENTER

San Antonio - A new organization that aims to be a “superhub” for entrepreneurs and startups is being launched in San Antonio by the...

MIT Spinout Affectiva Adds Voice Analysis to Its Emotion-Sensing Tech

MIT SPINOUT AFFECTIVA ADDS VOICE ANALYSIS TO ITS EMOTION-SENSING TECH

Machines are getting better at understanding human speech. Soon, they could also be able to perceive our emotions from the way we talk-and...