: ' cancer'

SNAIL Gene Responsible for Aggressive Cancer Cells

Scientists at Georgia Institute recently published a study on the way cancer cells spread which may give the scientific community insights on how to treat aggressive forms of cancer. The team isolated the SNAIL gene responsible [...]

Synthetic Peptide to Fight Melanoma

Read the full article here. In a path-breaking discovery, scientists of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB) have created an artificial peptide (a smaller version of proteins [...]

Andrew Hessel: The Goal that Drives Me

Ever wondered what motivates Andrew Hessel to drive Synthetic Biology forward? “I have a goal that keeps me focused and has done for the last decade and it’s pretty simple: I want to see drug development [...]

Dan Allison: How to Cure Cancer & How to Avoid It

Dan Allison is Senior Director of Antibody Technologies at Alder Biopharmaceuticals, a company dedicated to identifying antibodies that can be used for biotherapeutic purposes. I asked him about the major problems that need solving in order [...]