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In a Restless Preclinical Testing Market, Organs-on-Chips Company MIMETAS Is in Expansion Mode
TODAY | Bio-IT World | Dutch startup MIMETAS, whose microfluidics technology forms a platform for three-dimensional, multi-cell-type tissue cultures, is securing new funding and partnerships as it expands its line of drug screening models. more

Expanding the Search for Knockout Mutations to the Human Population
| Nature News | With mass sequencing of humans now a practical reality, several large population studies are searching for people with rare mutations that completely knock out specific genes, to uncover these genes' functions and potentially new drug targets. more

Large Funding Round for Massachusetts Biotech Syros
| Xconomy | Syros Pharmaceuticals, a biotech focused on creating drugs that target gene expression regulatory pathways, has announced a $53 million Series B financing round. more

The Peculiar Internet Market for Genetic Health Reports
| MIT Technology Review | Since the FDA made clear last November that it would not tolerate companies selling genetic tests linked to health reports without regulatory approval, a workaround for customers of companies like 23andMe has emerged online. more

New Microscopy Technique Offers Astounding Resolution Over Time
| Bio-IT World News Brief | A paper published today in Science describes a new type of fluorescence microscope that is capable of taking images of living, three-dimensional systems over long periods of time without degrading cells or fluorescent molecules. more

Inside the HIVE, the FDA's Multi-Omics Compute Architecture
| Bio-IT World | At the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, a custom distributed computing system called HIVE takes a new approach to storing and analyzing huge sets of genomic and other biological data. more

New Data and Deployments from Edico Genome
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Edico Genome, a San Diego-based company manufacturing application-specific integrated circuits for processing genomic data, this week announced the broad commercial launch of its flagship DRAGEN processor. more

Instant Genome Browsing Over the Web with the NextCODE Exchange
| Bio-IT World | NextCODE Health has launched a new genomic data sharing environment, in which collaborators can browse and analyze one another's whole genome datasets at single-base resolution, as well as make individual variants publicly visible for research on rare genetic disease. more

KCR Eliminates the Burden of Paper with Cloud-Based Content Management Solution
| WARSAW, POLAND - Oct 28, 2014 - KCR, a European Contract Research Organization (CRO) operating across 19 European countries and in the US, has turned to the cloud in a move to improve cross-functional collaboration and trial operations more

Personalized medicine: Genomics helps BC pharmacists target the right drugs for the right patient
| VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA - Oct 28, 2014 - An exciting new research project that aims to make personalized medicine a reality for patients is launching in a number of community pharmacies across British Columbia more

Dow Chemical Licenses Simulations Plus Software to Assist with Toxicology and Environmental Research
| LANCASTER, CA - Oct 27, 2014 - Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of software for discovery and development, announced that The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has licensed both its best-in-class more

Whole Genome Resequencing: Using the Known to Find the Unknown
| SHIRLEY, NY - Oct 26, 2014 - Whole genome resequencing is a laboratory process that determines the complete DNA sequence of an organism's genome which is already known more

Certara Receives FDA Grant to Enhance Simcyp Simulator’s Mechanistic Dermal Absorption Model to Permit Drug Bioequivalence Assessment(2)
| ST. LOUIS, MO - Oct 23, 2014 - Certara®, the leading global technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, today announced that it has received a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Generic Drugs grant (#1 U01 FD005225-01) to further develop and validate its Simcyp® Simulator’s mechanistic dermal absorption model, MechDermA more

Certara Receives FDA Grant to Enhance Simcyp Simulator’s Mechanistic Dermal Absorption Model to Permit Drug Bioequivalence Assessment
| ST. LOUIS, MO - Oct 23, 2014 - Certara®, the leading global technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, today announced that it has received a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Generic Drugs grant (#1 U01 FD005225-01) to further develop and validate its Simcyp® Simulator’s mechanistic dermal absorption model, MechDermA more

Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers Library from OTAVA
| TORONTO, CANADA - Oct 22, 2014 - Voltage-gated sodium channels are a class of large integral membrane proteins, composed of a highly processed α subunit and one or several smaller β subunits more

Seven Bridges selected to develop a Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot for the NCI.
| CAMBRIDGE, MA, UNITED STATES - Oct 21, 2014 - Seven Bridges Genomics, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a 5.8 million dollar contract as a part of the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot Initiative more

| AUSTIN, TX - Oct 19, 2014 - Lab7 Systems, Inc., today introduced the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform (ESP), the industry's only comprehensive sample-to-answer data management software for next-generation genomic sequencing (NGS) laboratories more

| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Oct 21, 2014 - Rho, a contract research organization (CRO) providing clinical research services in both the commercial and federal market, has been awarded the renewal of their existing federal contract with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) more


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