BIOTECHNOLOGY

Germany to boost the bioeconomy

Shortly before the Global Bioeconomy Summit (19.-20.4.2018) in Berlin will begin, Germany's new Research Minister Anja Karliczek announced three major initiatives to strengthen the biologisation of the industry and the...

Canopy acquires Czech Annabis Medical sro

Canopy Growth Corp. is growing its medical cannabis business in Europe with the acquisition of Czech market leader Annabis Medical sro. Unter the terms of the agreement, Canopy will...

Deinove acquires FDA-Fast Track antibiotic compound

French microbiology specialist Deinove has acquired Morphochem’s Phase II Clostridium difficile antibiotic MCB3837 as part of  its acquisition of the Austrian company Biovertis. Morphochem is Biovertis’ German subsidiary.  MCB3837 is...

GSK pass orphan gene therapy assets to Orchard Therapeutics

British drug major GlaxoSmithKline  (GSK) has passed its orphan autologous cell and gene therapy pipeline including its EU-approved ADA-SCID treatment Strimvelis to British/US Orchard Therapeutics. GSK acquired a 19,9% equity...
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Single-cell isoform RNA sequencing characterizes isoforms in thousands of cerebellar...

Single-cell isoform RNA sequencing characterizes isoforms in thousands of cerebellar cellsSingle-cell isoform RNA sequencing characterizes isoforms in thousands of cerebellar cells, Published online: 15 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4259Full-length spliced RNA isoforms...

High-quality genome sequences of uncultured microbes by assembly of read...

High-quality genome sequences of uncultured microbes by assembly of read cloudsHigh-quality genome sequences of uncultured microbes by assembly of read clouds, Published online: 15 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4266Individual microbes in metagenomic...

Publisher Correction: Guided self-organization and cortical plate formation in human...

Publisher Correction: Guided self-organization and cortical plate formation in human brain organoidsPublisher Correction: Guided self-organization and cortical plate formation in human brain organoids, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt1018-1016aPublisher Correction:...

Akcea's antisense drug rejection worries analysts

Akcea's antisense drug rejection worries analystsAkcea's antisense drug rejection worries analysts, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt1018-911bAkcea's antisense drug rejection worries analysts

In defense of the press... and more

In defense of the press... and moreIn defense of the press... and more, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4280The biotech community's decision to speak out in defense of freedom of...

Gender disparities among independent fellows in biomedical research

Gender disparities among independent fellows in biomedical researchGender disparities among independent fellows in biomedical research, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4274Independent fellowships provide an opportunity for junior scientists to found...

The virome hunters

The virome huntersThe virome hunters, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4268Ambitious efforts to catalog viruses across the globe may facilitate our understanding of viral communities and ecology, boost infectious disease...

Research Highlights

Research HighlightsResearch Highlights, Published online: 11 October 2018; doi:10.1038/nbt.4270Research Highlights