Parexel, NeoGenomics partner on oncology genomics project

Outsourcing Pharma

The two companies will work to advance precision cancer medicine by harnessing genomics data in trial design, recruitment, site selection and other areas.

Congenica to Provide Tertiary Analysis for Whole Genome Sequencing for Hong Kong Genome Project

BioTech 365

Congenica to Provide Tertiary Analysis for Whole Genome Sequencing for Hong Kong Genome Project Congenica to Provide Tertiary Analysis for Whole Genome Sequencing for Hong Kong Genome Project Congenica to Provide Tertiary Analysis for Whole Genome Sequencing for Hong Kong … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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Genomic projects exploit scale as clinical applications play catch-up

Pharmaceutical Technology

Analysing almost eight thousand tumours across 33 different cancers, researchers say this marks the first time that a framework was created to understand the role of internal factors in driving such genomic alterations. Applicability caveats for genomic data remain.

Colossal Biosciences and the Vertebrate Genomes Project Will Preserve the Genetic Code of all Endangered Elephant Species Through Genomic Sequencing

BioTech 365

Colossal Biosciences and the Vertebrate Genomes Project Will Preserve the Genetic Code of all Endangered Elephant Species Through Genomic Sequencing Colossal Biosciences and the Vertebrate Genomes Project Will Preserve the Genetic Code of all Endangered Elephant Species Through Genomic Sequencing … Continue reading → Business Wire

Magazine: Genomic projects exploit scale as clinical applications play catch-up

Pharmaceutical Technology

The last few months have marked the publication of research emerging from projects designed to collect and analyse genomic data on a wider scale than was previously thought possible.

Agendia Presents Data from the FLEX Real World Evidence Trial in Seven Posters at ASCO 2022, Showcasing the Power of Its 30,000-Patient Breast Cancer Genome Project

BioTech 365

Agendia Presents Data from the FLEX Real World Evidence Trial in Seven Posters at ASCO 2022, Showcasing the Power of Its 30,000-Patient Breast Cancer Genome Project Agendia Presents Data from the FLEX Real World Evidence Trial in Seven Posters at … Continue reading → Business Wire

#news #biotech The Vertebrate Genomes Project introduces a new era of genome sequencing

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: The Vertebrate Genomes Project introduces a new era of genome sequencing.The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) today announces their flagship study and associated publications focused on genome assembly … Continue reading → #news

#news #biotech Researchers complete world first wasp genome project

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Researchers complete world first wasp genome project.In a world first, New Zealand researchers have sequenced the genome of three wasps, two of which are invasive wasps in … Continue reading → #news

Unlocking disease treatment with large-scale research

Pharma Phorum

Ben Hargreaves examines why a research project in the UK could provide key insights to develop treatments against many of the most prominent diseases impacting society. According to Genomics England , the project saw 18.5% Aims for the project.

#news #biotech Uncharted genetic territory offers insight into human-specific proteins

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Uncharted genetic territory offers insight into human-specific proteins.When researchers working on the Human Genome Project completely mapped the genetic blueprint of humans in 2001, they were surprised … Continue reading → #news

#news #biotech Researchers use CRISPR technology to create map tying every human gene to its function

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Researchers use CRISPR technology to create map tying every human gene to its function.The Human Genome Project was an ambitious initiative to sequence every piece of human … Continue reading → #news

#news #biotech The human genome is, at long last, complete

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: The human genome is, at long last, complete.When scientists declared the Human Genome Project complete two decades ago, their announcement was a tad premature.

Open Source “Wikipedia” for Drug Discovery

Pharma Mirror

In 2003 the Human Genome Project provided the first atlas. By Kambiz Shekdar, Ph.D. Open source drug discovery was proposed in the past in connection with third-world diseases like tuberculosis and malaria, but it is in the context of first-world indications where it is needed most.

Tech Startup Stoicheia Revolutionizes Materials Discovery

BioTech 365

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#MegaLibraries–A new technology startup aims to kick the Materials Genome Project into hyperdrive — … Continue reading → Business Wire

64 human genomes as new reference for global genetic diversity

Scienmag

Publication in Science Credit: David Porubsky, University of Washington In 2001, the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium announced the first draft of the human genome reference sequence.

Reference genome comparison finds exome variant discrepancies in 206 genes

Scienmag

HOUSTON – (June 14, 2021) – In the two decades since the Human Genome Project mapped the entire human genome, improvements in technology have helped in developing updated reference genomes used for sequencing. But while the GRCh38 (hg38) human reference genome was released more than seven years ago, the older GRCh37 (hg19) reference remains widely […].

New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Scienmag

Researchers from the 10+ Wheat Genomes Project, led by Professor Curtis Pozniak (University […].

Realising the promise of genomic testing across oncology

Pharma Phorum

Unlocking the secrets of the human genome has long been an ambitious pursuit for researchers around the world. The post Realising the promise of genomic testing across oncology appeared first on.

Genomics England will move HQ to Canary Wharf’s new biocluster

Pharma Phorum

Canary Wharf’s bid to become a new hub for the life sciences sector in the UK has been given a boost following the decision by Genomics England to relocate to the development. The new building is just the first project for the initiative, located on a 3.3

Spatial Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics Solutions – An Amelioration of Tissue Analytics

Roots Analysis

The up-and-coming field of spatial genomics in biology promises to bridge the gap between high plex, high throughput, and high resolution. 70+ spatial Genomics solutions are developed by industry and non-industry players.

How environmental factors could influence disease and drugs

Pharmaceutical Technology

EHEN has nine large-scale projects that are being executed by 126 research groups across 24 countries. Following the example of the Human Genome Project, exposomic research aims to map all the exposures that affect the human body throughout life to improve health outcomes.

A history of blood cancer treatment

Pharma Phorum

2012 – The 100,000 Genomics Project begins. Unlocking the secrets of the human genome has intrigued investigators for centuries. However, the technology needed to analyse genomic and long-term clinical data is a relatively recent development.

Government pledges to work with industry to make UK a genomics leader

Pharma Phorum

With initiatives like The 100,000 Genome Project, the UK has led the world on genomic research. Representatives from industry associations and the governments and NHS in all four UK nations will meet to discuss the future of the country’s genomics sector.

Boehringer Ingelheim and Lifebit announce partnership to capture transformational value of health data

The Pharma Data

A key element of this partnership involves Lifebit’s CloudOS platform – a powerful, secure and cutting-edge platform used by a growing number of research organizations and governments globally, such as Genomics England and The Hong Kong Genome Project.

Hong Kong reports 'first case' of virus reinfection

The Pharma Data

They say genome sequencing shows the two strains of the virus are “clearly different”, making it the world’s first proven case of reinfection. Image copyright. Getty Images.

COSMIC database matches drugs to cancer mutations

Pharma Phorum

The COSMIC (Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer) database, operated by the Wellcome Sanger Institute, grew out of the work of the Cancer Genome Project and has been gathering data on mutations associated with specific cancers for almost 17 years.

A History of Clinical Research…An Interesting, Amusing and Sometimes Horrifying Sampling of Events

Riverside Clinical Research

The Genome Project, resulting in genetic testing which identified the predisposition to certain illnesses and diseases, was launched in 1990.

The cluster effect: Connectivity and collaboration in life sciences hubs

Pharmaceutical Technology

From the Human Genome Project to contemporary drug development, collaboration is critical to the life sciences.

New research across its oncology portfolio at the virtual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2021

The Pharma Data

o Abstract CT020; April 10, 2:50pm EDT. • Prognosis and molecular characteristics of patients with TRK fusion cancer in the 100,000 Genomes Project.

Searching for answers in rare epilepsy

Pharma Phorum

Geneticist Dr Charles Steward has spent his career studying the human genome – but his work became much more personal when his children were diagnosed with severe neurological diseases. Everything the 100,000 Genomes Project does has to be rubber-stamped by the patients”.

Building a better future for people with rare diseases in all four UK nations

Pharma Phorum

The Scottish Government has supported the transition of genomic testing for inherited rare disease from the research setting into routine care,” she went on. “As Genomic technology, therefore, has a key role to play in our work,” he said.

Searching for answers in rare epilepsy

Pharma Phorum

Geneticist Dr Charles Steward has spent his career studying the human genome – but his work became much more personal when his children were diagnosed with severe neurological diseases. Charlie has spent more than 26 years working on the human genome – 22 of which were spent at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, helping to assemble the human genome and trying to understand the function of the genes contained within it. We don’t have a genomic diagnosis for them.

CRISPR therapies targeting the next breakthrough in oncology

Pharma Phorum

As a result, the advancement in genetic sequencing, powered by programs such as The Cancer Genome Atlas and the 100,000 Genomes Project, has led to a greater understanding of the genes that have direct implications in the causes of cancer.

The future of genomic medicine: can it fulfil its promises?

Pharma Phorum

Here he gives us a deeper look at how genomic medicine is evolving and the barriers that are preventing it from reaching its full potential. I saw this, in particular, with the finishing of the human genome,” says Charlie. “At

Expediting innovation in the rare disease domain

Pharma Phorum

For instance, the UK government’s 100K Genomes Project has achieved its goal of sequencing the genomes of 100,000 people in 2019. Rare diseases affect a fraction of the population – 450 million + people globally.

Bioinformatics Jobs: How to Succeed in This Competitive Space

XTalks

Bioinformaticians use a combination of mathematics, computer science and biology to help scientists make sense of the data gathered from research projects. The Human Genome Project could not have succeeded without the use of bioinformatics.

Women in Science Who Have Paved the Way Forward in Genetics

XTalks

The Human Genome Project recently marked 20 years since the publication of the first full sets of human genomic sequences, an endeavor that spanned well over a decade. Their pioneering work has led to the “CRISPR revolution,” spurring a new era in genomics research.