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Public Release: 20-Apr-2016
MDI Biological Laboratory awarded grant from Glenn Foundation to study aging
The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it has received a grant from the Glenn Foundation For Medical Research to support a new course on aging that will draw internationally renowned scientists to Bar Harbor, Maine, to examine fundamental questions about our ability to repair and regenerate tissue as we age.
Glenn Foundation For Aging Research, NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Stefanie Matteson
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory

Public Release: 19-Apr-2016
Open Targets: New name, new data
The Centre for Therapeutic Target Validation, now called 'Open Targets,' releases its first experimental datasets and a new API.

Contact: Mary Todd Bergman
European Molecular Biology Laboratory - European Bioinformatics Institute

Public Release: 19-Apr-2016
Scientists issue rallying cry for wheat blast research
A team of scientists in the UK and Bangladesh are turning to the combined knowledge of the global scientific community to address an emerging threat to Asian agriculture.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council , Gatsby Charitable Foundation

Contact: Geraldine Platten
John Innes Centre

Public Release: 18-Apr-2016
Nature Biotechnology
New computer program can help uncover hidden genomic alterations that drive cancers
Cancer is rarely the result of a single mutation in a single gene. Rather, tumors arise from the complex interplay between any number of mutually exclusive abnormal changes in the genome, the combinations of which can be unique to each individual patient. To better characterize the functional context of genomic variations in cancer, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Broad Institute developed a new computer algorithm they call REVEALER.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Heather Buschman
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 18-Apr-2016
17th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications
Researchers transmit data through animal tissues at HD video rates via ultrasound
Using animal tissue samples, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated the possibility of real-time video-rate data transmission through tissue for in-body ultrasonic communications with implanted medical devices.

Contact: Andrew Singer
University of Illinois College of Engineering

Public Release: 17-Apr-2016
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016
ICGCmed launches today, will link genomics to clinical information and health
The International Cancer Genome Consortium today announced plans to launch the International Cancer Genome Consortium for Medicine (ICGCmed), a new phase in the Consortium's evolution that will link genomics to clinical information and health.

Contact: Christopher Needles
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 15-Apr-2016
Bioscience initiative speeds new technologies to consumers
A new joint program between Connecticut Innovations, the University of Connecticut and Yale will speed faculty-led bioscience products to consumers.
Connecticut Innovations

Contact: Josh Garvey
University of Connecticut School of Engineering

Public Release: 15-Apr-2016
EMBL scientists reveal structure of nuclear pore's inner ring
In a nutshell: First detailed structural description of all the rings of nuclear pores Necessary step towards understanding how nuclear pores control communication between the nucleus and the cytoplasm.

Contact: Isabelle Kling
European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Public Release: 15-Apr-2016
Cell Host & Microbe
The genetic evolution of Zika virus
An analysis comparing the individual differences between over 40 strains of Zika virus has identified significant changes in both amino acid and nucleotide sequences during the past half-century. The data, published in Cell Host & Microbe, support a strong divergence between the Asian and African lineages as well as human and mosquito isolates of the virus, and will likely be helpful as researchers flush out how a relatively unknown pathogen led to the current outbreak.

Contact: Joseph Caputo
Cell Press

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
New TSRI project helps researchers build a biomedical knowledgebase
Over the past 10 years, the volume and rate of biomedical research has increased dramatically, leading to a rapid growth in biomedical knowledge. However, this knowledge is currently fragmented across countless resources. Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have integrated biomedical data into Wikidata, a public, editable database where researchers can easily link genes, proteins and more.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Madeline McCurry-Schmidt
Scripps Research Institute

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
Applied Optics
A simple and efficient 3-D fabrication technique for bio-inspired hierarchical structures
A team of researchers from Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, have developed a novel method for the rapid and maskless fabrication of bio-inspired hierarchical structures, using a technique called laser interference lithography.

Contact: Rebecca Andersen
The Optical Society

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016
One of world's leading scientists, Dr. Matthew L. Meyerson, to receive Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award
In recognition of his immeasurable contributions to the understanding of cancer genomics and targeted therapies, Van Andel Research Institute will present renowned scientist Matthew L. Meyerson, M.D., Ph.D., with the 2016 Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award. As part of the award, Meyerson will deliver an educational lecture May 19 and a scientific lecture May 20 at the Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Contact: Beth Hinshaw Hall
Van Andel Research Institute

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Nature Conservation
Being systematic about the unknown: Grid-based schemes could improve butterfly monitoring
Butterfly monitoring schemes are at the heart of citizen science, with the general public and researchers collaborating to discover how butterfly populations change over time. To develop the concept further, a new paper in the journal Nature Conservation shows how systematically placed, grid-based transects can help schemes by reducing habitat bias.

Contact: Lars B. Pettersson
Pensoft Publishers

Public Release: 13-Apr-2016
Nature Communications
Spotting DNA repair genes gone awry
Researchers led by Ludwig Cancer Research scientist Richard Kolodner have developed a new technique for sussing out the genes responsible for helping repair DNA damage that, if left unchecked, can lead to certain cancers.
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, National Institutes of Health, Brazilian Institute of International Education

Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016
UC San Diego scientists receive $9.5 million NIH grant to combat antibiotic resistance
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have received a five-year, $9.5-million award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health to establish an interdisciplinary center to define the systems biology of antibiotic resistance. The program will be led by Bernhard Palsson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Pediatrics, and Victor Nizet, M.D., professor of pediatrics and pharmacy.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Heather Buschman, PhD
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 8-Apr-2016
Noviplex device will diagnose and track Zika in the Amazon
Brazilian officials are partnering with University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers to distribute a device that could speed testing for the Zika virus in remote areas of Brazil. Biochemist Jiri Adamec says the effort will improve Zika screening and provide better maps of where Zika is prevalent.

Contact: Jiri Adamec
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Public Release: 7-Apr-2016
G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics
Wine yeast genomes lack diversity
Sequencing the genomes of hundreds of strains of the wine yeast S. cerevisiae has revealed little genetic diversity and high levels of inbreeding. In many cases, yeast strains sold by different companies were almost genetically identical. The results, published in the April issue of G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, a publication of the Genetics Society of America, suggest that winemakers attempting to develop improved wine yeasts will need to look to creating hybrids with more exotic strains.
Bioplatforms Australia, Wine Australia

Contact: Cristy Gelling
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 7-Apr-2016
Genome Research
From Genome Research: Human evolution fast-tracked by mutations from anti-viral enzyme
Evolution is thought to proceed through the gradual accumulation of independent mutations in each new generation. In a study published online today in Genome Research, researchers analyzing hominid genomes have discovered thousands of clustered mutations likely resulting from the coordinated activity of APOBEC enzymes, leading to accelerated changes in DNA.
European Research Council, Planning and Budgeting Committee in Israel/I-CORE Program, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Peggy Calicchia
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Genome Research
Yeast against the machine: Bakers' yeast could improve diagnosis
It's easier than ever to sequence our DNA, but doctors still can't exactly tell from our genomes which diseases might befall us. Professor Fritz Roth is setting out to change this by going to basics -- to our billion-year-old cousin, baker's yeast. It turns out our billion-year-old cousin can reveal -- more reliably than leading algorithms -- whether a genetic mutation is actually harmful.
University of Toronto, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

Contact: Jovana Drinjakovic
University of Toronto

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
NSF CAREER award focused on improving the 'broken movies' of biology
Anthony Gitter, a biostatistics expert with the Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to advance a central research challenge about the dynamic nature of cellular and genetic signaling.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Anthony Gitter
Morgridge Institute for Research

Public Release: 4-Apr-2016
Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
Potential of satellite remote sensing to monitor species diversity
Satellite remote sensing (SRS) has proven to be one of the most cost-effective approaches to identify biodiversity hotspots and predict changes in species composition. What is the real potential of SRS and what are the pitfalls that need to be avoided to achieve the full potential of this method is the topic of a new research, published in the journal Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.

Contact: Dr. Duccio Rocchini
Pensoft Publishers

Public Release: 4-Apr-2016
Nature Communications
Twists and turns of life: Patterns of DNA supercoiling
Scientists from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, have elucidated genome-wide patterns in the complex structures formed by the DNA of bacteria in different environmental conditions. These complex structures in DNA could be playing important roles in regulating gene expression.
National Institutes of Health/Intramural Research Program, NIH/National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

Contact: Aswin S. N. Seshasayee
National Centre for Biological Sciences

Public Release: 4-Apr-2016
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Coral reefs highlight the key role of existing biodiversity for climate change adaptation
New research on coral reefs led by the University of Southampton suggests that existing biodiversity will be essential for the successful adaptation of ecosystems to climate change.
Natural Environment Research Council, European Research Council, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Israel Science Foundation, New York University Abu Dhabi Institute

Contact: Jörg Wiedenmann
University of Southampton

Public Release: 1-Apr-2016
Engineered monomeric streptavidin
A novel streptavidin variant with improved biotin binding characteristics allows stable monovalent detection of biotinylated targets for imaging applications and can be recombinantly fused to introduce a biotin binding tag.

Contact: Philly Lim
World Scientific

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
TGen and Mayo Clinic scientists issue report in Cell on advances in basal cell carcinoma
An article in the journal Cell by top scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic in Arizona details how two relatively new drugs are helping patients with basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer, producing nearly 2.8 million new cases annually in the US, and sunny Arizona has one of the world's highest incidences of skin cancer.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

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