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New Crop of Biotechs from Y Combinator
TODAY | Tech Crunch | This week marked Demo Day for budding companies incubated in Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator, which began putting out feelers for biotech startups last year and is now moving with more confidence into the biomedical field. more

Emerald Opens Cloud Lab Facility
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Emerald Therapeutics is opening its first Emerald Cloud Lab (ECL) production facility, ECL-1, in the biotech corridor of South San Francisco. The robotics life sciences laboratory was announced last year, though plans were already underway for a move to South San Francisco. Since then, the company built a new production facility from the ground up and installed over $3 million of scientific instrumentation.   more

deCODE Publishes Largest Human Genome Population Study
| Bio-IT World | With a package of four papers published today in Nature Genetics, deCODE genetics presents the largest set of  human genomes from one population, and findings including a set of complete human knockouts, a new timeline for the common Y-chromosome ancestor, and loss-of-function variants that confer Alzheimer’s disease risk. more

Systematic Overhaul Recommended for Human Brain Project
| Nature News | An independent committee reviewing the goals and practices of Europe's Human Brain Project (HBP) has substantially sided with critics of the effort, proposing major changes to the HBP's governance and to its central mission of creating a computer simulation of the human brain. more

New Online Tool Creates Guide RNAs for CRISPR Gene Editing
| Bio-IT World | Horizon Discovery, a Cambridge, UK-based research supply company with a focus on gene editing experiments, has launched a free online tool to design guide RNA for CRISPR experiments. more


PRESS RELEASES
Thomson Reuters Names Most Promising Drugs of 2015
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Mar 23, 2015 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released the 2015 edition of its annual Drugs to Watch report more

Hsp90 Focused Library from OTAVA
| - Mar 20, 2015 - Nowadays, a number of highly potent and pharmaceutically improved heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors are undergoing clinical trials more

Building an Analytical Knowledge Management System at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Strasbourg
| STRASBOURG, FRANCE - Mar 18, 2015 - At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Strasbourg houses (France) a diverse group of research teams work at the interface between chemistry and biology more

Cloud Pharmaceuticals and the University of Florida Department of Medicine Collaborate on the Rapid Design of Novel Cancer Inhibitors
| RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC - Mar 17, 2015 - Cloud Pharmaceuticals, a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, and the University of Florida Department of Medicine have announced an academic collaboration that will help rapidly design and develop novel drugs to inhibit the reproduction of cancer cells more

GenomeNext, Powered by Amazon Web Services and Intel, Achieves Unprecedented Throughput of 1,000 Genomes Analyzed per Day, Enabling Population-Scale Genomics
| COLUMBUS, OH - Mar 17, 2015 - GenomeNext, LLC, a leader in genomic data management and integrated analysis, announced today that, through the “Intel Heads In The Clouds Challenge on Amazon Web Services (AWS)” with support from JHC Technology, and in conjunction with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has benchmarked whole genome sequencing analysis at an unprecedented 1,000 genomes per day more

Rho Showcases Clinical Services Expertise, Recruits New Employees at OCT Southeast
| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Mar 17, 2015 - WHAT: Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO), will highlight its continued success in drug development strategies and services during the Outsourcing in Clinical Trials (OCT) Southeast conference, being held March 24-25 in Cary, North Carolina more

AKTANA PARTNERS WITH VEEVA SYSTEMS TO INTEGRATE SALES FORCE EFFECTIVENESS AND MULTICHANNEL ENGAGEMENT
| SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Mar 11, 2015 - Aktana, a leader in decision support for global life science sales teams, today announced its status as a Veeva Web Approved Technology Partner, making its proprietary Decision Support Engine more easily available to Veeva CRM customers more

New Research Retrieval Tool ‘Article Galaxy Widget’ Termed “The Ultimate Sophistication” by Analyst and Advisory Firm Outsell, Inc.
| LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar 13, 2015 - Reprints Desk, Inc., a Research Solutions (OTCQB: RSSS) company and top-rated document delivery supplier for scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, has announced the immediate full-text availability of the article The Ultimate Sophistication: Reprints Desk Launches its Article Galaxy Widget, created by independent research and advisory firm Outsell, Inc more

Marcogen selects GENALICE MAP to process its large-scale genome analysis and clinical sequencing service data
| HARDERWIJK, NETHERLANDS - Mar 12, 2015 - Today, biomedical big data solutions company GENALICE and Personalized medicine & biotechnology company Macrogen Inc (CEO Hyonyong Chong) jointly announced that Macrogen has chosen GENALICE MAP to reinforce its big data processing and analysis capacity for large-scale genome analysis and clinical sequencing services more

Calcium Channel Blockers Library from OTAVA
| - Mar 11, 2015 - Nowadays, calcium channel blockers, or calcium antagonists, are widely used for treatment of a variety of conditions such as high blood pressure, migraines and Raynaud’s disease more



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