Genomics
Organizations invest in stem cell research using unique approaches
Stem cell technology is increasingly being used and developed for a variety of therapeutic purposes, most notably for the treatment of damaged tissue. While these treatments have significant clinical potential, they also require extensive research and investment to support the development of these novel therapies. Read More
Endosomal pH drives stemness in glioblastoma
A group of researchers has shown that endosomal pH drives stemness in glioblastoma. The group discovered that endosomal Na+/H+ exchanger isoform 9 is a novel driver of stem cell-like characteristics -- or stemness -- in glioblastoma by stabilizing multiple receptor tyrosine kinases, according to a recent paper published in PNAS Nexus. Read More
AI-designed protein can awaken silenced genes
Scientists have shown that it is possible to regulate dormant genes by combining CRISPR technology with a protein designed with artificial intelligence (AI). The finding, published recently in Cell Reports, has the potential to be an epigenetic tool in biomedical research and used as a therapeutic approach for a wide range of diseases. Read More
How diversity, inclusion help one company turn sci-fi into sci-fact
Juliana Blum, PhD, co-founder and executive vice president of corporate development at Humacyte, spoke with ScienceBoard about diversity and inclusion in the life sciences, especially about being a woman in science. Read More
Experience sharing is critical for women in science
Sharing experiences with future generations is key to moving science and biotechnology forward. As a female leader of a biotechnology company, Dr. Bridget Martell, CEO of Artizan Biosciences, shares her experiences and perspectives with ScienceBoard. Read More
Flexibility is key for automated flow cytometry workflows
A tutorial titled "Handling Large Data Sets Generated by Flow Cytometry in an Automated Environment" presented by Bio-Rad at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening 2022 International Conference and Expo demonstrated the flexibility and power of the company's flow cytometry workflow, from reagents and instrumentation to automation and data analysis. Read More
Focus on drug-manufacturing optimization prioritizes patient health
As medical innovations and therapeutics advance rapidly and dramatically increase in scale, there is a critical need for manufacturing processes that can keep up with this pace. This often calls for updates, overhauls, and collaboration among companies to maintain such a high standard of production. Read More
Funding for cell and gene therapies exceeded $70B in 2021
Total funding from all sources for cell and gene therapy companies totaled $70.8 billion last year, according to the recent “Cell and Gene Therapy Deals: Financings, Partnering, M&A, Technology Transfers, IPOs, and Other Developments” report published by Kalorama Information, a sister company of ScienceBoard. Read More
Dotmatics leader shares insights on the future of life science informatics
Robert Brown, vice president worldwide presales at Dotmatics, shares his experiences at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 International Conference and Expo with ScienceBoard. Read More
Giving a voice to professionals of color is important in the life sciences
Creating an environment where professionals of color feel empowered to use their voice and confidence that they will be heard is critical to business success, according to Pratt Wiley, CEO of The Partnership. He spoke with ScienceBoard about some of the important work the organization is leading to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Read More
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