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2014-02-04 20:23:37

RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) today announced that the company will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, after the market closes. The press release will be followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET, which will be open to the public via telephone and webcast. During the conference call, the company will review the financial results and discuss other business matters....

2014-01-09 08:27:09

RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) will host a teleconference at 8:30 am ET today, Thursday, January 9, 2014, to discuss its global collaboration with Biogen Idec to develop ZFP Therapeutics for hemoglobinopathies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130102/SF35903LOGO) A live webcast of the call can be accessed via a link on the Sangamo BioSciences website in the Investor Relations section under Events and...

2014-01-09 08:26:57

--Partnership to Focus on Developing Novel Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease and Beta-Thalassemia-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB) and Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO) announced today an exclusive worldwide collaboration and license agreement focused on the development of therapeutics for hemoglobinopathies, inherited conditions that result from the abnormal structure or underproduction of hemoglobin. The...

2009-10-01 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that research led by Donald B. Kohn, M.D., Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) and Pediatrics, the Director of the UCLA Human Gene Medicine Program and member of the Broad Stem Cell Research Center, and Philip Gregory, D. Phil., Sangamo's chief scientific officer and vice president, research, has been selected to receive a $486,000 Doris Duke...

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2005-06-21 22:50:00

Scientists have discovered why people with a specific type of hemoglobin--the oxygen-carrying molecule that gives red blood cells their color--are less prone to severe malaria. In a series of experiments, the researchers determined how hemoglobin type C impairs the ability of malaria parasites to cause disease symptoms. "This research gives us a new insight into malaria, a major global killer that preys especially on young children and claims a life every 30 seconds," notes Anthony S. Fauci,...


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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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