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CYTOSYS Bioreactor Controller

This post and a huge thank you to David Sergeant and Justin Foox of Ipratech has been overdue for some time. Early last year, Somatek acquired a CYTOSYS control platform for its process development work. Having experience with bioreactor controllers from several other...

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HIV vaccine trial failed

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, together with a consortium of global partners, on Wednesday announced the results of an independent, scheduled data review of the Phase 3 Mosaico study of Janssen’s investigational HIV vaccine regimen. The...

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Cancer Vaccines based on mRNA

Much research has gone in recent years into augmenting checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapies to make them effective in more cancer types and for more cancer patients. In this context, there is now excitement about the combination of checkpoint inhibitors with...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

The Somatek team looks forward to continuing productive and enjoyable collaborations in 2023. Happy New Year to all our friends and customers! Barbara, Branda, Dave, Gina, Guillermo, JT, Katie, Maddy, Mark, Sierra and Stephanie

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Scripps Research features Anne Hanneken MD

Scripps Research Magazine published a recent conversation with Anne Hanneken, an outstanding physician scientist, teacher, and woman of indomitable spirit. Anne has devoted her career to vision research and improving the life of people with macular degeneration. Read...

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California Insulin

About 8 million Americans with diabetes take insulin, a peptide hormone, to regulate their blood sugar. Those without health insurance, or who have high-deductible plans, often spend hundreds of dollars a month on this life-saving medication, and one 2019 study found...

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Structural Biology in the time of AI

Last year, DeepMind Technologies released predictions for the shape of more than 350,000 proteins, including every protein expressed by the human genome, using its AI tool AlphaFold. Now, they've expanded the publicly available database to more than 200 million...

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BioRad-Explorer: Tools for Science Education

BioRad Laboratories is celebrating 25 years of BioRad Explorer. The Bio-Rad Explorer program has collaborated with educators, researchers, and industry to bring innovative educational kits and state-of-the-art equipment and reagents into classrooms around the world....

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