Newsletter | August 4, 2014

08.04.14 -- J&J, Organovo Partner For 3D Printing Drug Discovery; Scientists 'Snip' HIV From Cultured Human Cells

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Life Science Leader and BayBio bring you interactive panels on the challenges to managing outsourcing relationships. Panelists include Andy Skibo (RVP, AstraZeneca; EVP, MedImmune), David Lowndes (SVP, Shire), Bob Kanuga (VP, Merck), Junning Lee (SVP, Theravance Biopharma), Terry Novak (COO, Pernix Therapeutics), and others. Learn more.

Featured Focus

An Update On The Buzz Around Oncology
By Kate Hammeke, Contributing Editor
The heightened interest in developing cancer treatments, combined with the R&D efforts, contributed to the emergence of a class of “smart bombs” first reported on as one of the most hopeful developments at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting in June of 2012.

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Application Note: How To Improve Isolation And Purification Of Natural Product Extracts
By Grace
The natural products field continues to explore small molecule research and the discovery of new chemical entities. Research laboratories modify active natural product skeletons to identify novel agents that benefit various physiological processes and link mother nature to combinatorial synthetic techniques.


Product/Service: PCR Automation — Getting It Right
By Bobby Chavli, Hamilton Robotics; and Mary Napier, GeneCom Group
In the past 20 years, PCR (polymerase chain reaction) has become an essential technique used by geneticists to study and diagnose human disease, forensic scientists to identify criminals, agriculturalists to discern attributes of high-yield cultivars and evolutionary biologists to understand speciation patterns.


Application Note: Design Of Experiments For Optimal Production Of Malaria Vaccines
By Sartorius Stedim Biotech
The aim of a joint project of the HAW Hamburg and the Biomedical Primate Research Center was to identify optimal protein expression conditions for high yields of potential malaria vaccines in the methylotrophic yeast Pichia pastoris.


Case Study: Complete Pharma Packaging Accuracy Peace Of Mind
By Global Vision Inc.
As a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, Wyeth utilizes Global Vision’s solutions to help reduce the risk of errors occurring at key stages throughout the artwork workflow process. As a customer for more than a decade, Wyeth has adopted and benefited from this type of technology early on.

Industry News

Ziopharm Develops Cancer Drugs With On-Off Switch
J&J And Organovo Link For 3D-Printing Drug Discovery
Scientists ‘Snip' HIV From Cultured Human Cells
Gilead's Zydelig Approved By FDA For 3 Blood Cancers
AstraZeneca, Qiagen Partner For IRESS Companion Test In NSCLC
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Upcoming Training

 

Introduction To Biostatistics: Hypothesis Testing
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 • Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

Lyophilization: An Introduction To The Scientific Principles
Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 • Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

Computer Systems Validation (CSV): Avoiding The Top Five Regulatory Pitfalls
Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 • Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

Featured Downloads

Cell Counter For Cell Viability Analysis
The Vi-CELL software interface has been designed for simplicity, yet it offers numerous innovative features for those users demanding maximum flexibility.

Foresight Prepacked Plates And Columns
Foresight filter plates and columns are prepacked with a range of Bio-Rad process chromatography media, offering process scientists convenience and reliability for their high-throughput experimentation needs.

Water-For-Injection Quality Water
USP Purified Water meets USP-grade specifications and can be purchased as a 20-liter sealed container or 200-liter sealed drum.

DuraPure Bioprocess Bag Systems
Parker domnick hunter has expanded its DuraPure bioprocess container line into an integrated fluid-handling system designed for durability and purity.
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Industry Perceptions Of Integrated Continuous Biopharma Manufacturing
On day three of Interphex, Todd and Todd interviewed John Bonham-Carter, VP of business development with Refine Technology. Bonham-Carter discusses some of the biggest hurdles that exist in the integrated continuous biopharma manufacturing realm, touching on industry perception and the hesitation to unite the upstream and downstream processes.

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