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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Portfolio Investment Company Kannalife, Inc. Issues Update on Intellectual Property and Newly Acquired Patents

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Medical Marijuana, Inc. , the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world's first-ever...
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CEOs of Women's Health Companies Fight to Open Investment Floodgates

CEOs of Women's Health Companies Fight to Open Investment Floodgates

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Talking about sex with potential investors? For EvoFem Biosciences CEO Saundra Pelletier, it's the first item on the docket. Her company recently submitted Amphora, a...
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Emendo Eyes the Clinic for CRISPR Therapy That Makes Single-Gene Edits

Emendo Eyes the Clinic for CRISPR Therapy That Makes Single-Gene Edits

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

CRISPR gene editing offers the potential to selectively edit the genetic mutations causing inherited diseases, but Emendo Biotherapeutics CEO David Baram contends it's not...
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Calidi Biotherapeutics Secures Series A Investments to Advance Manufacturing

4 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO-- biotech-Calidi Biotherapeutics, Inc., a clinical?stage immuno-oncology company at the forefront of cell-based oncolytic virus immunotherapies for cancer, today...
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Performance difference of graph-based and alignment-based hybrid error correction methods for error-prone long reads

7 days ago   |   Genome Biology

The error-prone third-generation sequencing long reads can be corrected by the high-quality second-generation sequencing short reads, which is referred to as hybrid error...
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Frazier closes $617M life science fund, creating scope for bigger bets

8 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Frazier Healthcare Partners has closed a $617 million life science fund, setting it up to place another set of bets spanning from company creation through public investments...
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Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

Event Announcement: Xcelerating Life Sciences San Diego

9 days ago   |   Xconomy

We're excited to announce the first in Xconomy's new Xcelerating Life Sciences event series convening local communities of innovators, executives, rising pioneers...
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Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

Emendo Biotherapeutics Nabs $61M for “Next-Generation CRISPR” R&D

10 days ago   |   Xconomy

Emendo Biotherapeutics, a company aiming to apply CRISPR gene editing to a wider range of genetic diseases, has raised $61 million in financing. The Series B round was led by...
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Schrödinger Sets Course for IPO to Support Growing Internal Pipeline

Schrödinger Sets Course for IPO to Support Growing Internal Pipeline

11 days ago   |   Xconomy

Scan the landscape of experimental medicines in development today and you'll spot Schrödinger's handiwork. The company's software has helped discover compounds that are now...
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Incyte pays $750M upfront for rights to MorphoSys cancer drug

12 days ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Incyte is set to pay MorphoSys $750 million upfront for rights to anti-CD19 antibody tafasitamab. The licensing deal, which features a $150 million equity investment and up to...
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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 ...

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC It's common knowledge that all Ph.D. candidates must complete research in preparation for a dissertation, but what happens when one's faculty mentor... Read more ...

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Barry Johnson with his son and daughter. Barry Johnson '87 had a great experience at the university while working on his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering. Johnson... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Company news slowed somewhat this week, perhaps as some took the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday away from the office and others recovered from back-to-back meetings... Read more ...

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Eric Seaborg Eric Seaborg, a writer and author, outdoorsman and environmentalist, has a love for hiking that he shared with his father, the late chemist and Nobel laureate... Read more ...

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Matt Hufford, associate professor at Iowa State University, helped produce a 26-line maize pangenome assembly collection Maize researchers have been rejoicing over a New Year's... Read more ...

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme won accelerated FDA approval Thursday for a drug developed to treat the rare cancer epithelioid sarcoma. The regulatory decision for the Epizyme drug, tazemetostat... Read more ...

CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene... Read more ...

Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal...

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for... Read more ...

Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial... Read more ...

Why cells need acidic lysosomes

Little organs within cells called lysosomes digest unwanted material. And like stomachs, they must be acidic to do so. If they aren't, cells stop growing. Researchers wanted to... Read more ...