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C is for Checkpoint Inhibitors

Immune checkpoints are a normal part of the immune system. They prevent an immune response from being so strong that it destroys healthy cells. Immune checkpoints engage when proteins on the surface of T cells recognize and bind to partner proteins on other cells,...

Tastes Like Chicken

A new milestone for large scale bioprocessing is FDA’s approval of lab-grown chicken for human consumption earlier this week. Read what the AP has to say. Would we like to try UPSIDE Foods’s product at Bar Crenn, a Michelin-starred restaurant in San Francisco? Indeed,...

B is for Biosimilars

A biosimilar, per FDA, is a biologic medication that is highly similar to and has no clinically meaningful differences from an existing FDA-approved biologic, called a reference product. Compared with a reference product, biosimilars: are made with the same types of...

Happy National DNA Day

According to Wikipedia, National DNA Day is observed by biologists, science teachers and students, anyone interested in genetics. The day celebrates the discovery and understanding of DNA and the scientific advances that understanding has made possible. National DNA...