Recent Blog Posts
We recently caught up with researcher Victor Martinez, PhD of BC Cancer Agency and discussed his work with piRNAs using Partek Flow software which allowed him and his team to analyze one of the biggest cohort of sncRNAs available worldwide, in a time- and cost-effective manner.
I recently had dinner with an old friend, a scientist and former faculty member at a top university and now at a biotechnology entrepreneurship. On our way there he challenged me by verbalizing his disappointment in modern biology. In his opinion, there has been no significant discovery in biology since the 60s and the deciphering of the genetic code.
The Zika virus outbreak has been headline news throughout 2016 for good reason. According to the World Health Organization, 75 countries since 2007 have reported cases of Zika virus with 92% of those occurring between 2015 and 2016. Since no specific therapy is available, a number of research groups are focusing on the pathogenesis of Zika virus infection.