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TranSMART Platform Powers International Asthma Research Initiative
TODAY | Bio-IT World | The U-BIOPRED Consortium, an international project searching for novel biomarkers to better define severe asthma cases, received a Bio-IT World Best Practices Award this spring for its far-reaching implementation of the tranSMART knowledge management platform. more

First NIH Grant Awards in BRAIN Initiative
| Bio-IT World News Brief | This morning, the NIH announced the recipients of its first round of grants tied to the nationwide BRAIN Initiative, totaling $46 million in funding for research meant to develop an integrated understanding of human brain function. more

New, Larger Facility for Transcriptic Robotics Lab
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Transcriptic, the programmable lab-for-hire, has moved to a new, 10,000-square foot location as it adds more instruments and "work cells" where experiments are conducted. more

CRISPR Knockin Mice Enable Rapid Gene Editing
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have created a line of mice whose cells naturally express the Cas9 protein used in CRISPR gene editing, which can be used for virtually any gene knockdown experiment. more

GeneHub Pulls Its Kickstarter Project to Sequence Whole Genomes for the Masses
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Just two days after launching a Kickstarter campaign to start the world's first brokerage service for personal whole genome sequencing, GeneHub has pulled the plug. more

Illumina at EmTech
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Francis de Souza, president of gene sequencing company Illumina, spoke at the EmTech conference in Cambridge this week about his company's pivot to clinical use, and a growing market for whole genome sequencing that he says will produce 228,000 whole human genomes in 2014 alone. more

GeneHub Wants to Sell Whole Genomes Direct to Consumer
| Bio-IT World News Brief | San Francisco-based GeneHub has plans to become the first company selling whole genome sequences to all comers, and launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to raise the funds it needs to get started. more

Big Changes for Molecular Diagnostics as FDA Moves on Lab Developed Tests
| Clinical Informatics News | As the FDA extends its oversight to tests designed and performed in a single laboratory, diagnostic companies are celebrating a more even playing field. But hospital and academic labs worry that the high price tag of FDA review will stifle their in-house tests without protecting patients. more


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MAVERIX ADDS JIM BRISTOW TO SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
| SAN MATEO, CA - Sep 30, 2014 - Maverix Biomics Inc., a leading genomic analysis software company, today announced that Jim Bristow, M more

Biosimilars Set to Revolutionize Global Drug Development Industry with More Than 700 Therapies in Pipelines
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Sep 29, 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 release of Biosimilars: A Global Perspective of a New Market – Opportunities, Threats and Critical Strategies 2014 more

PHASE 2 TRIAL OF BINIMETINIB IN NRAS MELANOMA SHOWS PROMISING CLINICAL ACTIVITY
| BOULDER, CO, UNITED STATES - Sep 29, 2014 -  Final results from a Phase 2 trial of binimetinib in patients with advanced NRAS mutant melanoma were presented today at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Meeting in Madrid, Spain more

Thomson Reuters Predicts 2014 Nobel Laureates, Researchers Forecast for Nobel Recognition
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Sep 26, 2014 - The Intellectual Property &  Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced its 2014 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureates  today more

Screening Compound Libraries from Otava
| TORONTO, CANADA - Sep 25, 2014 - Chemical libraries for a long time have been a cornerstone in the search for new pharmaceutical compounds more

Cambridge Healthtech Institute Announces the Acquisition of OpenHelix
| NEEDHAM, MA - Sep 24, 2014 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute Announces the Acquisition of OpenHelixProvider of online and onsite bioinformatics training to join Cambridge Healthtech Institute as division of Bio-IT World Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) announced the purchase of Washington-based OpenHelix, the provider of online and onsite training on some of the most popular and powerful open-access bioinformatics resources on the web more

Outstanding Dotmatics UGM Draws Record Attendance from across the Globe
| BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UK - Sep 24, 2014 - ~~Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today that this year’s European User Group Meeting (EUGM) held at Down Hall Country House Hotel, Hertfordshire was the largest and most successful to date more

Technological innovations are driving the shale oil production in US
| NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES - Sep 23, 2014 - Mumbai, India - September 15, 2014 - Various technological advancements and innovations have led to an increase in the extraction of shale oil from oil reserves in the US more

RainDance Technologies Names Fritz Eibel as Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing
| BILLERICA, MA - Sep 22, 2014 -  RainDance Technologies, Inc., a genomics tools company simplifying the analysis of complex genetic diseases, today announced the appointment of Frederick (Fritz) L more

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnering Sessions and Presentation Schedule
| RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, UNITED STATES - Sep 19, 2014 - For Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, partnering is an integral part of its business strategy more



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