Engineering recombinant inhibitory antibodies as research tools for West Nile Virus therapy
Nov 18, 2016
Researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research partnered with scientists at Bio-Rad to engineer high affinity, highly specific inhibitor antibodies to the active site region of a WNV proteinase.
The 2016 Nobel Prize winning cellular mechanism, autophagy, and neurodegeneration
Annalise Barnette
Nov 11, 2016
Recently, interest in the role of the 2016 Nobel Prize winning cellular mechanism, autophagy, in neurodegeneration has increased significantly. This blog post highlights autophagy as a therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration.
Killer bugs among us — the kissing bug and the Asian giant hornet
Annalise Barnette
Nov 07, 2016
While insects are not necessarily the deadliest animals among us, they can significantly impact human health and existence. Learn about the killer bug and Asian giant hornet.
The road to antibody validation standards
Oct 31, 2016
In this blog post we highlight some the current potholes on the road to reproducible antibodies as discussed at the most recent antibody validation meetings at the ASILOMAR grounds, CA USA and the University of Bath, UK.
The latest biomedical research published in September
Oct 07, 2016
In this edition of our monthly science round-up, we feature interesting discoveries aimed at improving the treatment of diseases such as obesity, Dengue fever and cancer.