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Avidity Biosciences Adds Drug Development Veterans Edward Kaye and Noreen Henig to Board of Directors

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Avidity Biosciences, a biotechnology company pioneering Antibody-Oligonucleotide Conjugates focused in rare muscle disorders and...
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Biologists pioneer first method to decode gene expression

9 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Biologists have developed the first system for determining gene expression based on machine learning. Considered a type of genetic Rosetta Stone for biologists, the new method...
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Biologists Pioneer First Method to Decode Gene Expression

11 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology


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Seattle Startup Remarkably Gets $4.1M to Market Real Estate Software

Seattle Startup Remarkably Gets $4.1M to Market Real Estate Software

17 days ago   |   Xconomy

Remarkably, a Seattle-based startup that provides users with real estate marketing software and analytics services, announced Tuesday it has raised $4.1 million in seed...
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Inari Reaps $89M and Eyes Global Farm Markets for Gene-Edited Seeds

Inari Reaps $89M and Eyes Global Farm Markets for Gene-Edited Seeds

17 days ago   |   Xconomy

Plant genetics startup Inari, which is developing crop varieties that produce higher yields and use fewer resources, has raised $89 million to advance its research toward the...
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Elanco Boosts Vaccine Portfolio With $60M Prevtec Acquisition

Elanco Boosts Vaccine Portfolio With $60M Prevtec Acquisition

22 days ago   |   Xconomy

One of the most serious threats to a young farm pig's life is a type of gut infection that can quickly turn deadly. Elanco Animal Health has acquired a Canadian biotechnology...
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Suspension of Woodford fund set to continue until December

24 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

The suspension of trading in Neil Woodford's flagship fund is set to continue until December. News of the suspension extension emerged shorty after Woodford Patient Capital...
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As cancer detection companies thrive, Exact Sciences looks to consolidate by spending $2.8B to acquire peer Genomic Health

25 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   2 articles

As predicted by Bloomberg, cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences is buying peer Genomic Health in a $2.8 billion cash-and-stock deal. Exact Sciences' flagship colorectal...
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“You Get What You Celebrate”: Net 50 Gives the Internet Its Due

“You Get What You Celebrate”: Net 50 Gives the Internet Its Due

28 days ago   |   Xconomy

Talk at the Xconomy and the World Frontiers Forum's Net 50 event started with a simple phrase about taco toppings and ended with talk of a brain-computer interface that could...
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Mouse, not just tick: New genome heralds change in Lyme disease fight

29 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

As Lyme disease increases, researchers have taken a significant step toward finding new ways to prevent its transmission. The experts, who include a pioneer in Lyme disease...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Why Amazon's Ascent Spells Bad News for Mall Food Courts

Why Amazon's Ascent Spells Bad News for Mall Food Courts

The increasing popularity of Amazon's annual Prime Day, Cyber Monday, and other online shopping-themed occasions is one of many indicators more Americans are relying on mobile... Read more ...

VMware: “We Bought Carbon Black for $2.1B!” Analysts: “Oh. Why?”

VMware: “We Bought Carbon Black for $2.1B!” Analysts: “Oh. Why?”

The deal VMware unveiled this week to buy cybersecurity firm Carbon Black trigged a heaping share of skepticism. “I'm having a hard time with the Carbon Black acquisition,”... Read more ...

GSK's Cancer Comeback Continues With Data for Multiple Myeloma Drug

GSK's Cancer Comeback Continues With Data for Multiple Myeloma Drug

An experimental GlaxoSmithKline treatment for multiple myeloma has achieved the main goal of a key study, and the drug maker plans to file for regulatory approval by the end of... Read more ...

ISAAA 2018 Report Reveals Biotech Crops Continue to Provide Solutions to...

ISAAA 2018 Report Reveals Biotech Crops Continue to Provide Solutions to Hunger, Malnutrition, and Climate Change

A total of 70 countries adopted biotech crops through cultivation and importation in 2018, the 23rd year of continuous biotech crop adoption, according to the Global Status of... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Sarepta's Stumble, Opioid Suits, Shkreli's Legacy & More

Bio Roundup: Sarepta's Stumble, Opioid Suits, Shkreli's Legacy & More

Biotech news tends to slow down in August but the past seven days have been busy for regulatory decisions. Three drugs and two devices won FDA nods. Not all companies were as... Read more ...

Boston Tech Watch: Epstein, MIT Media Lab, Carbon Black, JRNI & More

Boston Tech Watch: Epstein, MIT Media Lab, Carbon Black, JRNI & More

A slower news week for Boston technology news, but not without its fireworks. Among them: Researchers are not taking the news well that MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito had... Read more ...

New BC Biotech Chinook Reels in $65M to Tackle Kidney Disease

New BC Biotech Chinook Reels in $65M to Tackle Kidney Disease

About 15 percent of adults in the US, or around 37 million people, are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. There are very... Read more ...

IAmScience Henry Wan

IAmScience Henry Wan

Henry Wan | Photo by Roger Meissen, Bond LSC Every year we all tend to pay a visit to the doctor to get ahead of cold and flu season. Nothing could be worse than being in the... Read more ...

VMware Dropping $4.8B to Buy Carbon Black, Pivotal Software

VMware Dropping $4.8B to Buy Carbon Black, Pivotal Software

VMware is shelling out big bucks for two companies to fill out its technology stack: developer platform Pivotal Software for $2.7 billion and cybersecurity firm Carbon Black... Read more ...

2020 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee

2020 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee

Congratulations to the 2020 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee. Latin America Representative Roberto Lavarello Pontificia Universidad Católica del... Read more ...