Optofluidics technology accelerates discovery of COVID-19 treatments
Known for its transformative technology, Berkeley Lights is a pioneer in optofluidics, which has supported the biopharmaceutical industry for years with its deep cell characterization capabilities. These efforts are highlighted by the rapid impact that Berkeley Lights' Beacon systems had during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
IsoPlexis launches new COVID-19 proteomics grant challenge
IsoPlexis has unveiled its Single-Cell Proteomics COVID-19 Grant Challenge, which will award 12 of the company's IsoCode or CodePlex chips to two winners for proposed projects that demonstrate research novelty and innovation using single-cell proteomics. Read More
Bio-Rad wins appeal in 10x Genomics patent infringement ruling
Bio-Rad Laboratories said that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a lower court ruling that 10x Genomics had willfully infringed a patent that had been exclusively licensed to Bio-Rad by the University of Chicago. Read More
From DNA to precision medicine, researchers discuss breakthroughs in cancer research
From the use of novel technologies such as machine learning and CRISPR, to gaining a deeper understanding of the genetic and molecular drivers of cancer, researchers from around the globe shared their progress with the cancer research community on June 22 at the opening plenary session of the American Association for Cancer Research 2020 virtual annual meeting II. Read More
Proteomics provides insights into SARS-CoV-2 infection, potential therapies
Scientists tested a series of compounds for blocking the replication of SARS-CoV-2 using a novel proteomics approach. The method, which helped identify small-molecule drugs that may be effective at treating COVID-19 patients, was published in Nature on May 14. Read More
Bio-Rad acquires single-cell analysis company
Bio-Rad Laboratories has acquired Celsee, a company that offers instruments and consumables for single-cell analysis. Read More
Communication of cancer cells analyzed with organoids and novel cytometry
A new technique using organoids, self-organizing 3D tissue models, can decipher how individual cancer cells communicate with each other and the unique signals they create. This research, published in Nature Methods on February 17, could be used to help develop personalized cancer treatments in the future. Read More
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