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The Latest Scoop on the MinION Portable Sequencer
TODAY | MIT Technology Review | Oxford Nanopore, and the early access users of its MinION nanopore sequencer, share details about the device's accuracy, read length, applications, and a forthcoming high throughput instrument. more

gCell Gives Genentech Corporate Memory of Cell Line Experiments
| Bio-IT World | Genentech combed through its trove of thousands of cell lines to create a definitive phenotypic and genetic profile of each, making it possible to trace back preclinical experiments and share results company-wide. The project won the company its second straight Bio-IT World Best Practices Award for finding new efficiencies in its preclinical pipeline. more

The Microbiome as a Source of Antibiotics
| Nature News | While the human microbiome has been mined as a source of novel therapies for years — through probiotics or fecal transplantation — a team at UC San Francisco is now exploring whether more traditional drugs could be found in the arsenals of our commensal bacteria. more

Mount Sinai Opens New Genomics Lab with Bank of Ion Torrent Sequencers
| Bio-IT World | The old Roche 454 facility in Branford, Connecticut, will soon be returning to genomic science, as the Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai prepares to set up its second sequencing facility on grounds abandoned by Roche in its shutdown of 454 Life Sciences. more

Bioengineer Sangeeta Bhatia Wins Lemelson-MIT Prize for Inventors
| BostInno | Sangeeta Bhatia, director of MIT's Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies, today received the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize awarded to mid-career inventors "who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society." more

Single-Celled Protist Has Extraordinary Fragmented Genome
| Bioscience Technology | The pond-dwelling protist Oxytricha Trifallax, already known for the genomic oddity of having roughly 16,000 chromosomes, has revealed an even more remarkable quirk in its native DNA. more

Actionable Genome Consortium to Define Best Practices for Cancer Genetics
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Gene sequencing company Illumina has joined with four major cancer centers to found the Actionable Genome Consortium, an organization dedicated to publicizing standards for cancer genetics. more

Washington University Rolls Out Open Source Epigenomics Browser
| Bio-IT World | Coinciding with the completion of an early phase of the NIH-funded Roadmap Epigenomics Project, a team at Washington University in St. Louis has created a genome browser with added capabilities to deal with epigenetic data. more


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Thomson Reuters Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Zoological Record
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Sep 15, 2014 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the 150th anniversary of the Zoological Record, the oldest continuous bibliographic database in life sciences and the leading and most comprehensive source for biodiversity, systematics and zoological information more

ARRAY BIOPHARMA APPOINTS VICTOR SANDOR, M.D., AS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
| BOULDER, CO, UNITED STATES - Sep 11, 2014 - Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small molecule drugs to treat patients with cancer, today announced the appointment of Victor Sandor, M more

Beta Testers Sought for Cloud Edition of Persephone Genome Browser
| THOUSAND OAKS, CA - Sep 10, 2014 - Software engineers at Ceres, Inc. announced today that they are looking for life science specialists in various fields to test a cloud service edition of the company’s Persephone genome visualization application more

Thomson Reuters Annual Pharmaceutical Factbook Projects Industry’s Sales Will Reach $1 Trillion in 2014
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, US - Sep 8, 2014 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released its annual synopsis of pharmaceutical industry trends in its 2014 Pharmaceutical R&D Factbook, compiled by CMR International, a Thomson Reuters business and world leader in global pharmaceutical R&D performance metrics more

Convey Computer and Bluebee Partner to Strengthen Genomic Data Analysis Offering
| RICHARDSON, TX - Sep 8, 2014 - Bluebee, a next generation sequencing data analysis provider and Convey Computer Corporation, the leader in hybrid-core computing for accelerating data analytics, today announced a distribution agreement that strengthens both companies’ bioinformatics offerings more

Rho Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices
| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Sep 8, 2014 - Rho, a contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, has again been honored with the 2014 When Work Works Award more

Eagle Genomics Launches Eaglecore™
| CAMBRIDGE, UK - Sep 4, 2014 - Eagle Genomics, a bioinformatics software and services company propelling new opportunities in large scale omics data and its application to real world problems in health and wellness, food and environmental sectors, has launched Eaglecore™, a software platform to improve bioinformatics research more

Terascala Support Is Crucial To HPC Customer Success
| BOSTON, MA - Sep 2, 2014 - Terascala, the industry leader in HPC management software, today announced a partnership with a global  IT services and solutions provider, to expand its integrated support model that ensures system-wide high availability for HPC storage appliances more

DNA Diagnostics Market is Expected to Reach $19 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research
| PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES - Sep 2, 2014 - The new report by Allied Market Research titled, "DNA diagnostics Market (products, applications, techniques, end users and Geography) Global Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020," indicates that the global DNA diagnostics market would reach $19 billion by 2020 registering a CAGR of 9 more

Rafer SL invests in Spanish NGS leader Era7 Bioinformatics to accelerate Era7's International expansion plan
| GRANADA AND ZARAGOZA, SPAIN - Aug 29, 2014 - Era7 Bioinformatics and Comercial Rafer announced today that Rafer has made a strategic investment in Era7 Bioinformatics to accelerate the International expansion of Era7 Bioinformatics, the bacterial genomics company more



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