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August News and Product Briefs
TODAY | Bio-IT World | News and product releases from around the industry, including a trial to support broad genotyping of tumors, and new annotation tools from Appistry. more

Berg and the Pursuit of the Body's Hidden Drugs
| Bio-IT World | Berg, a Cambridge-based pharma company, believes human cells may be harboring compounds that could be used to treat diabetes, cancer, and neurological diseases. To find them, they're handing tissue samples over to their in-house data mining platform, Interrogative Biology. more

DNA Barcoding to Combat Mass Food Fraud
| Chemical & Engineering News | Armed with new technologies to identify food products on a molecular level, regulators are combating the multi-billion dollar international practice of food fraud. more

Updates from the Genome in a Bottle Consortium
| Bio-IT World | At the Next Generation Dx Summit in Washington, DC, Justin Zook of the National Institute of Standards and Technology discussed the pace of progress at the Genome in a Bottle Consortium, including new reference materials and the project's role in FDA evaluation of next-generation sequencing technologies. more

Illumina to Support 'Companion Therapeutics' in Oncology
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Illumina today announced collaborations with AstraZeneca, Sanofi, and Janssen Biotech, to participate in patient stratification for the development of new cancer drugs by offering a multi-gene panel that covers key cancer mutations. more

Seven Bridges Introduces Open Source Cancer Genomics Workflow
| Bio-IT World | After presenting an open source pipeline for analyzing cancer genomes at Cold Spring Harbor this May, Seven Bridges is seeking hospital and lab partners to test the system in a clinical setting. more

GeneDx Seeks Invalidation of Myriad's BRCA Patents
| Bio-IT World News Brief | GeneDx, a commercial genetic diagnostics lab located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, this week filed eleven petitions to invalidate patent claims held by Myriad Genetics, adding another new thread to the increasingly complicated web of litigation surrounding Myriad. more

A Sensitive Tool for Detecting Indels
| Bio-IT World News Brief | A team from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has released an open source algorithm, called Scalpel, for finding insertions and deletions in next generation sequencing data sets, and published a paper in Nature Methods using this tool to identify mutations in children affected by autism. more

Research and Analytics Firm Evalueserve Acquires Beyond Data
| RHEINBACH, GERMANY - Aug 25, 2014 - Global research and analytics firm Evalueserve announced today the acquisition of German business intelligence provider Beyond Data GmbH more

Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S.
| ROCKVILLE, MD - Aug 21, 2014 -  Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U more

Thought Leaders to Explore Innovations in SPR & Combination Screening at Genedata Screener User Group Meetings
| BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Aug 26, 2014 -  Genedata, a leading provider of advanced software solutions for drug discovery and life science research, today announced the Genedata® Screener Global User Group Meetings will be held in Asia, Europe, and North America during September 2014 more

MolecularHealth Provides Unprecedented Reimbursement Support with RxAssistance
| THE WOODLANDS, TX, UNITED STATES - Aug 21, 2014 - MolecularHealth announced today an important new component of its TreatmentMAP™ offering in the United States, called MolecularHealth™ RxAssistance more

Phase Holographic Imaging Announces Collaboration Agreement with Northeastern University
| LUND, SWEDEN - Aug 18, 2014 - Phase Holographic Imaging today announces a collaboration agreement with Northeastern University of Boston more

Vortex to accelerate anti-infective research at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland, Australia
| BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UK - Aug 20, 2014 - ~~Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today that Prof more

New Life Sciences Research Reveals Early Stage Treatments to Help Scientists in the Fight against Ebola
| PHILADELPHIA, PA - Aug 19, 2014 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world leader in intelligent information for businesses and professionals, released a comprehensive disease profile on Ebola Virus Disease that includes a detailed analysis of two new treatments in the pipeline and two experimental candidates approaching development more

BC Platforms receives government funding for R&D
| ESPOO, FINLAND - Aug 18, 2014 - BC Platforms has been qualified to receive Tekes funding for its R&D program for its large-scale clinical and genomic R&D solutions more

Bibby Scientific incorporates Qualoupe Lite into more instruments for better data tracking and storage
| STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM - Aug 12, 2014 - Qualoupe Lite, Bibby Scientific’s low cost, intuitive laboratory information management system (LIMS), is now available across an even wider selection of the company’s laboratory equipment more

Certara’s New Muse Invent Allows Chemistry Researchers to Design Drug Candidates That Are Synthetically Feasible
| ST. LOUIS, MO - Aug 11, 2014 - Certara®, the leading global technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consultancy, announced today that its Muse molecular design workflow for the identification and optimization of lead drug candidates now has virtual synthetic chemistry capabilities more


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May 14-16, 2014  • Tokyo, Japan

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May 19-20, 2014 • London, UK

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May 21-22, 2014 • Boston, MA

15th Annual Drug Discovery Leaders Summit 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

6th Annual Drug Development Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

2nd Annual Discovery Chemistry & Drug Design Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

Conference on Translational Medicine
September 22-25, 2014 • Vienna, Austria

4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

2nd Annual Single Cell Genomics & Transcriptomics Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

6th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Congress 2014
November 2014 • UK


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