Tag Archives: DNA

Paws for Thought: Cat Hair DNA Could Aid Criminal Investigations

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Leicester have discovered that cat hair could serve as valuable evidence in criminal investigations. While human perpetrators may take precautions to avoid leaving their DNA behind, cat hair contains its own DNA that … Read the full press release

Bayer and Acuitas Therapeutics Join Forces for Targeted Gene Editing Delivery

Not intended for U.S. and UK Media (IN BRIEF) Bayer AG has partnered with Acuitas Therapeutics, Inc. to enhance its gene therapy portfolio. Acuitas’ lipid nanoparticle (LNP) delivery technology will enable targeted and efficient delivery of gene editing RNA components … Read the full press release

LMU researchers find regular chromatin structure important for DNA replication

(IN BRIEF) A team led by Dr. Christoph F. Kurat from LMU’s Biomedical Center has discovered that a regular nucleosome structure is crucial for DNA replication to occur at certain points in the genome. Contrary to the textbook view that … Read the full press release

New research challenges accepted mechanism for creating electropores in biomembranes

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon and the University of Freiburg’s Institute of Physiology have cast doubt on the accepted model of creating electropores in biomembranes using electric fields. Electroporation is used to create targeted defects … Read the full press release

The leading provider of molecular Sample to Insight solutions QIAGEN announces a major expansion of its digital PCR (dPCR) assay offerings

13 new kits and assays allow for quantification of AAV viral titer and residual host cell DNA in cell and gene therapy Custom assay design provides dPCR users with access to tailored multiplex assays for use beyond biopharma applications Milestone … Read the full press release

Le principal fournisseur de solutions moléculaires Sample to Insight QIAGEN annonce une expansion majeure de ses offres de tests PCR numériques (dPCR)

13 nouveaux kits et tests permettent de quantifier le titre viral d’AAV et l’ADN résiduel de la cellule hôte en thérapie cellulaire et génique La conception de tests personnalisés permet aux utilisateurs de dPCR d’accéder à des tests multiplex personnalisés … Read the full press release

QIAGEN, der führende Anbieter von molekularen Sample-to-Insight-Lösungen, kündigt eine bedeutende Erweiterung seines Angebots an digitalen PCR (dPCR)-Assays an

13 neue Kits und Tests ermöglichen die Quantifizierung von AAV-Titern und restlicher Wirtszell-DNA in der Zell- und Gentherapie Custom Assay Design Service bietet Nutzern von dPCR Zugang zu maßgeschneiderten Multiplex-Assays über den Einsatz in Biopharma-Anwendungen hinaus Meilenstein mit mehr als … Read the full press release

Patients and R&D Leaders Jointly Present at EU Conference on Progress with Patient-Input to Transform Medicine Development

(PRESS RELEASE) New York, NY, United States, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The Conference Forum announced the launch of the 6th annual EU Patients as Partners in Medicines Development conference to take place virtually on January 24-25th, 2022 GMT time. ​​This … Read the full press release

QIAGEN appoints Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee

(PRESS RELEASE) VENLO, the Netherlands, 8-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — QIAGEN announces the appointment of Dr. Toralf Haag as a member of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect. He will also become a member of the Audit Committee. Dr. Haag was … Read the full press release

NWO: Spinoza Prize / Stevin Prize, the highest distinction in Dutch Science, awarded to six outstanding researchers

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 19-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has announced that six researchers will receive the highest awards in science in the Netherlands. The Spinoza Prize, emphasised on the scientific work and fundamental questions, will … Read the full press release

DNA CEO Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jukka Leinonen has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen is currently the CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA and will retain this position aside becoming a part … Read the full press release

Discovery of microRNA cluster that regulates synaptic strength may point to new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of social deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers uncover how a microRNA cluster regulates synapse development and sociability HEIDELBERG, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  The recent discovery of microRNAs as key regulators of biological processes has fueled an explosion of research activity into their function in health and disease. Researchers … Read the full press release

Biobanking charity Frozen Ark receives grant to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Frozen Ark, a biobanking charity based at the University of Nottingham, has won National Lottery funding to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals. The £60,000 Heritage Lottery … Read the full press release

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals researchers identified a DNA-binding factor that plays a role in triggering multiple sclerosis

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Multiple sclerosis, which affects 1 in 1,000 people, is frequently characterised by relapses associated with variable functional impairments including among others vision problems, impairment of locomotor functions or difficulties with speech. There is still no cure … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researchers created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure

Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological module is an important … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro organised a one-day science festival for school pupils and teachers in Rwanda

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Sussex scientist has returned to her homeland to inspire a new generation to follow in her footsteps. Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro, a research technician at the University’s world-renowned Genome Damage and Stability Centre, organised a … Read the full press release

Genetic research finds living descendants of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

CAMBRIDGE, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the New World, still have Researchers were able to … Read the full press release

Research team at the University of Freiburg mapped out the gene regulators in the DNA of human cardiac muscle cells

More than 100,000 switches FREIBURG, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Information for building cells is stored in our genetic material, otherwise known as DNA. It is here that you find all the blueprints for the more than 20,000 different proteins in the … Read the full press release

Gemalto to deliver EMV​ consulting services to consortium of leading U.S. debit network providers

AMSTERDAM, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by the Debit Network Alliance1 (DNA), a consortium of leading U.S. debit network providers, to deliver EMV​ consulting services​. Gemalto’s EMV Allynis … Read the full press release

Ericsson to supply nationwide LTE 800 MHz network to Finnish telecom company DNA

Finnish operator DNA has chosen Ericsson as the sole supplier for its nationwide LTE 800 MHz network DNA also aims to improve 4G, 3G and 2G networks so customers are able to enjoy higher data rates outside major urban areas … Read the full press release

Breakthrough in greater understanding of DNA repair processes made by University of Sussex scientists

Brighton, UK, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year programme of research led by a team of scientists at the University of Sussex has resulted in significant breakthroughs in our understanding of how enzymes that make DNA help to replicate damaged genomes. In … Read the full press release

University of Tübingen scientists reconstructed medieval leprosy genomes to shed light on disease’s history

27-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An international team of scientists reconstructed a dozen medieval and modern leprosy genomes – suggesting a European origin for the North American leprosy strains found in armadillos and humans, and a common ancestor of all leprosy bacteria … Read the full press release

University of Duisburg-Essen Chemists develop nanopaste for the repair of bone defects

Balsam for the Bones 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following accidents or cancer surgery surgeons often have to transplant healthy bone tissue or synthetic material to repair the resulting bone defects. Unfortunately, these procedures do not always have the desired effect. Now … Read the full press release

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Unspooling DNA from nucleosomal disks

Munich, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The tight wrapping of genomic DNA around nucleosomes in the cell nucleus makes it unavailable for gene expression. An LMU team now describes a mechanism that allows chromosomal DNA to be locally displaced from nucleosomes for transcription. … Read the full press release