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2014-01-07 08:41:58

- Prominent Silicon Valley Information Technology Investors at Forefront of Life Sciences Cloud Computing for Next Generation Sequencing and Genomics - SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverix Biomics, Inc., a leading provider of software for next-generation sequencing genomic data analysis, today announced that it has closed a $6 million Series A funding round. The company's pioneering flagship offering, the Maverix Analytic Platform, simplifies complex big data...

2014-01-07 08:24:53

OMICS Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health (IJEMH), a research based journal of mental health emergency and mental health crises HENDERSON, Nev., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMICS Group proudly announces the acquisition of International Journal of Emergency Health (IJEMH), a mental health emergency or mental health crisis research based journal. IJEMH, OMICS Group's latest acquisition, is a MEDLINE indexed journal which...

2014-01-06 23:02:30

In-demand research report “Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Testing” drawn up by TriMark Publications LLC (TriMark) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Nowadays, molecular diagnostics (MD) represents a promising area of research and medicine, which is witnessing tremendous technology advancements alongside the emergence of novel applications. The range of technologies associated with MD includes, amid others, gene expression...

2014-01-06 16:23:01

Researchers will synthesize molecules to support the new field of metabolomics MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has received a $4.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Metabolite Standards Synthesis Center to prepare molecules for researchers to use in the emerging field of metabolomics. Like genomics and proteomics, which study the collective characterization...

2014-01-03 16:22:20

GenoVive Offers Weight Loss Strategies Tailored to Individuals' Genetic Profiles NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing weight is the most popular New Year's resolution for 2014, but research shows that only eight percent of people are successful in achieving their resolutions. People fall back into old habits and give up when they do not see immediate results. A new company, GenoVive, is seeking to change the way we look at eating using the latest gene-based technology....

2013-12-31 23:23:49

As the pace of discovery in personalized genetics accelerates, what are the legal and ethical issues challenging the healthcare community? New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Linda Malek, Chair of the Healthcare Practice at Moses & Singer LLP led a panel on “Developments in Personalized Medicine and Associated Legal Challenges and Opportunities” at the 11th Annual Washington Health Law Summit sponsored by the American Bar Association Health Law Section on December 9-10, 2013....

2013-12-31 16:22:17

Brings advanced genomics software within broader reach to enable biomarker discovery and precision medicine SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Tute Genomics announced that it has raised $1.5 million in Seed Round funding to further develop its advanced genome analysis software, allowing researchers to rapidly discover novel disease genes & identify predictive biomarkers. Investors in this round include Wilmington Pharmatech, Salt Lake Life Sciences Angels, Peak...

2013-12-30 12:21:41

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the National Human Genome Project first revealed the human genome sequence, work began in earnest on how to apply this remarkable new knowledge to patient care. In an important step in helping current physicians and other healthcare professionals who are not board-certified geneticists to understand genomics in the clinical setting, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has just created a series of...

2013-12-24 13:35:52

Genetic screening identifies genes driving resistance with a guide RNA library Researchers have developed a method to create a comprehensive library of mutations across all genes in the mouse genome. This library can be used to examine the role of every gene in different cell types. CRISPR technology uses the DNA-cutting enzyme Cas9, with the help of a guide RNA sequence, to find and modify genetic targets. Scientists can easily engineer multiple new guide RNAs using standard molecular...

2013-12-23 08:26:20

--Revenues from Sales of ThruPLEX®-FD Prep Kits and PicoPLEX(TM) WGA Kits Increased 85%; Higher Volumes are Enabling 2014 Price Reductions-- ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubicon Genomics, Inc.,(Rubicon) today reported major gains in 2013 sales of its nucleic acid library preparation products, ThruPLEX(®)-FD Prep Kits and PicoPLEX(TM) WGA Kits, resulting in an increase in company revenues of 85%. James Koziarz, PhD, CEO of Rubicon Genomics, commented, "This has...