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EMBL: Loops in DNA affect which proteins are coded

On January 18, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on EMBL: Loops in DNA affect which proteins are coded

Judith Zaugg and Mariana Ruiz-Velasco. PHOTO: Marietta Schupp/EMBL EMBL scientists unveil how 3D chromatin structure affects RNA splicing Judith Zaugg and Mariana Ruiz-Velasco from EMBL’s Structural and Computational Biology Unit in Heidelberg have published a paper in Cell Systems. They show for the first time the functional impact of the…

EMBL: Pol III enzyme grips DNA and begins reading fast

On January 18, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on EMBL: Pol III enzyme grips DNA and begins reading fast

With help from an external transcription factor (lavender, peach, and green), Pol III (grey) and its built-in transcription factor (yellow), create a cage around a cell’s DNA (plum). IMAGE: EMBL/Matthias Vorländer EMBL researchers uncover how a key enzyme that helps cells make new proteins starts its work In order to…

Heidelberg University: Improving Stroke Treatment Through Machine Learning

On January 17, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Heidelberg University: Improving Stroke Treatment Through Machine Learning

Heidelberg researchers develop computer vision technique to analyse rehabilitation process Methods from optogenetics and machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients. Researchers from Heidelberg University have developed a computer vision technique to analyse the changes in motor skills that result from targeted stimulation of healthy areas of…

EMBL: Mapping molecules on people, fields and ATMs

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on EMBL: Mapping molecules on people, fields and ATMs

IMAGE: Alexandrov team/EMBL Standardised, freely available molecule mapping method is raising interest in forensics, agriculture and microbiome studies IMAGE: Theodore Alexandrov/EMBL This glowing avatar is a map of molecules. Every day, every inch of skin on your body comes into contact with thousands of molecules – from skin cream, sweat,…

DKFZ: New research project on age-related diseases

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DKFZ: New research project on age-related diseases

The German Cancer Research Center and the Helmholtz Zentrum München will be coordinating a project called “Aging and Metabolic Programming”, or AMPro for short, over the next three years. All centers of the Helmholtz Health Research Section will be involved with the aim of exploring innovative prevention and treatment approaches…

DKFZ: Communicative peroxidases

On January 16, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DKFZ: Communicative peroxidases

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are oxidizing molecules that are produced, for example, in cellular respiration and in inflammatory processes. They can damage cellular components and the genetic material. On the other hand, oxidizing molecules, particularly so-called peroxides, also play a role in cellular signal transmission. Scientists from the German Cancer…

EY schließt sich mit Strategieberater OC&C Deutschland zusammen

On January 12, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on EY schließt sich mit Strategieberater OC&C Deutschland zusammen

EY baut internationale Strategieberatung EY-Parthenon in Deutschland und Europa aus Komplettes OC&C-Deutschland-Team zu EY-Parthenon gewechselt Weiterer wichtiger Schritt beim Ausbau der Strategieberatung in Europa Stuttgart, 11. Januar 2018. Das Prüfungs- und Beratungsnetzwerk EY (Ernst & Young) baut seine internationale Strategieberatung unter der Marke EY-Parthenon kräftig weiter aus: Die Ernst &…

Kompetenzzentrum CeMOS der Hochschule Mannheim verknüpft Gerätebau und Applikationsentwicklung

On January 12, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Kompetenzzentrum CeMOS der Hochschule Mannheim verknüpft Gerätebau und Applikationsentwicklung

„CeMOS – Center for Biomedical Mass Spectrometry and Optical Spectroscopy” – unter diesem Titel startet das neue Kompetenzzentrum der Hochschule Mannheim zum 1. Januar 2018. Durch CeMOS, das die Aktivitäten von zwei Forschungsgruppen bündelt, werden die Forschungsschwerpunkte „Medizinische Biotechnologie/Medizintechnik“ und „Intelligente Sensorik“ der Hochschule stärker miteinander vernetzt. Die fusionierenden Forschungsgruppen,…

AbbVie’s Upadacitinib Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Atopic Dermatitis

On January 9, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on AbbVie’s Upadacitinib Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Atopic Dermatitis

Breakthrough Therapy Designation is granted to investigational treatments for serious diseases with preliminary clinical evidence that the treatment may demonstrate substantial improvement over existing therapies Upadacitinib, an investigational oral agent engineered by AbbVie to selectively inhibit JAK1, is being studied as a once-daily therapy in atopic dermatitis and across multiple…

Jetzt bewerben! Innovationspreis der BioRegionen 2018

On January 8, 2018, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Jetzt bewerben! Innovationspreis der BioRegionen 2018

Bewerbungsfrist: 18. Februar Ihre Erfindung hat Innovationskraft und Marktpotenzial? Bewerben Sie sich um einen von drei Preisen in Höhe von jeweils 2.000 € und die Aufmerksamkeit für Ihre richtungsweisende Erfindung bei den Deutschen Biotechnologietagen im April 2018 in Berlin. Der Arbeitskreis der BioRegionen Deutschlands zeichnet zum 11. Mal herausragende Ideen aus…