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Data protection and ethics requirements for multisite research with health data: a comparative examination of legislative governance frameworks and the role of data protection technologies†

1 month ago   |   Oxford Journals   |   2 articles

AbstractPersonalised medicine can improve both public and individual health by providing targeted preventative and therapeutic healthcare. However, patient health data must be...
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New research reveals previously hidden features of plant genomes

1 month ago   |   Phys

An international team led by the Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre at the University of Saskatchewan and researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has decoded...
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15 Canadian Universities Sign Charter to Address Climate Change

2 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Fifteen universities in Canada have joined forces to tackle climate change by pledging to follow responsible investment practices. The charter recognizes climate change to have...
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Genetic health professionals' experiences with initiating reanalysis of genomic sequence data

4 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Despite the increased diagnostic yield associated with genomic sequencing , a sizable proportion of patients do not receive a genetic diagnosis at the time of the...
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Genomic selection in dairy cows creates opportunities not possible with traditional selection

4 monthes ago   |   Phys

Genomic selection has become a critical tool for the dairy industry around the world since genomic evaluations were first implemented in the United States and Canada in 2009...
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Harnessing the moonseed plant's chemical know-how

5 monthes ago   |   Phys

In overgrown areas from Canada to China, a lush, woody vine with crescent-shaped seeds holds the secret to making a cancer-fighting chemical. Now, Whitehead Institute...
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High level accumulation of EPA and DHA in field‐grown transgenic Camelina - a multi‐territory evaluation of TAG accumulation and heterogeneity

5 monthes ago   |   Wiley

Summary The transgene‐directed accumulation of non‐native omega‐3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the seed oil of Camelina sativa was evaluated in the field, in...
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Vitamin versus tumor: How niacin might help fight glioblastoma

5 monthes ago   |   Fierce Biotech

Glioblastomas are hard to treat in part because the brain's immune cells are suppressed and unable to launch an attack against tumors. A research team at the University of...
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Mina Bissell Awarded International Prize for Her Contributions to Cancer Research

Mina Bissell Awarded International Prize for Her Contributions to Cancer Research

5 monthes ago   |   News Center

Mina J. Bissell. M ina Bissell , distinguished senior scientist at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , is one of five recipients of the 2020...
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Canada Celebrates 25 Years of GM Approvals

6 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

Canada is celebrating 25 years of GM crop approvals after the commercial release of two genetically modified herbicide tolerant varieties of canola on March 14, 1995. The two...
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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 ...

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

In biotech, you can go home again. Four years ago, Illumina spun out cancer diagnostics startup Grail. This week, the gene sequencing giant announced it is acquiring Grail in... Read more ...

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

MilliporeSigma has awarded MIT spin-out Combined Therapeutics a check for $250,000 as the winner of its 2020 Advance Biotech Grant. Combined Therapeutics is an early stage... Read more ...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer Cells for You

Tijana Radivojevic and Hector Garcia Martin working on mechanical and statistical modeling, data visualizations, and metabolic maps at the Agile BioFoundry last year. If... Read more ...

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners! This year we received over 600 nominations across 10 award categories. Each nomination was carefully reviewed and ranked by... Read more ...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict Loneliness

A team led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has used artificial intelligence technologies to analyze natural language patterns to discern... Read more ...

Monte Rosa Raises $96M for “Glue-Based” Protein Degrading Drugs

Monte Rosa Raises $96M for “Glue-Based” Protein Degrading Drugs

Many drugs work by binding to a protein and blocking it. Technology for eliminating disease-causing proteins altogether remains experimental, but this approach has gained... Read more ...

Libra Strikes a Balance With Approach to ALS and Other Neuro Disorders

Libra Strikes a Balance With Approach to ALS and Other Neuro Disorders

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has no cure and few available treatments but the past decade has revealed new knowledge about the pathology of the disease. Libra Therapeutics is... Read more ...

Scientists sequence the 92-year-old mold that produced the first antibiotic...

This mold was regrown from Alexander Fleming's frozen sample that produced the first antibiotic, penicillin. Read more ...

What We Know About Coronavirus Cases in K-12 Schools So Far

Schools are not islands, and so it was inevitable that when students and teachers returned this fall to classrooms, coronavirus cases would follow them. Read more ...

Cidara Therapeutics: Senior Clinical Data Manager

Cidara Therapeutics: Position Summary The Senior Clinical Data Manager is responsible for performing data management vendor oversight, complex clinical data review, dis... San... Read more ...