UPDATE – UCSF QBI and University College, London Identify Mutations in “U.K.” Strain of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Responsible for Enhanced Transmissibility and Infectivity

– Findings show key mutations and evolution of U.K. SARS-CoV-2 compared to earlier lineages account for upregulation of innate immune antagonists, which hamper immune response and allow for increased viral replication and duration of infection – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LONDON, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a study published online in bioRxiv today, scientists at […]

AGC Biologics’ Heidelberg Facility to Further Supply Plasmid DNA for COVID-19 Vaccine

Seattle, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AGC Biologics, a leading global Biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has announced its partnership with BioNTech SE (Nasdaq BNTX) to further supply Plasmid DNA (pDNA) starting material for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, at AGC’s Heidelberg, Germany facility. “We are honored that BioNTech has entrusted us to […]

UCSF QBI and University College, London Identify Mutations in “U.K.” Strain of Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Responsible for Enhanced Transmissibility and Infectivity

– Findings show key mutations and evolution of U.K. SARS-CoV-2 compared to earlier lineages account for upregulation of innate immune antagonists, which hamper immune response and allow for increased viral replication and duration of infection – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LONDON, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a study published online in bioRxiv today, […]

Nexen Tire named 2020 Best Supplier in the Competitiveness Category at First Stellantis Supplier Awards

SEOUL, South Korea, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stellantis N.V. has announced that Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, has received the “Best Supplier Award” in the Competitiveness Category of its first annual supplier awards. The awards ceremony was held virtually on June 1, 2021 (EST) due to restrictions around COVID-19. Stellantis N.V. […]

Sophi.io Wins Two INMA Global Media Awards

TORONTO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophi.io, The Globe and Mail’s artificial intelligence-powered optimization and prediction platform, was announced as a winner of the International News Media Association (INMA) Global Media Awards in two categories, Best Use of Data to Automate or Personalize, and Best in Show for North America. “The INMA Global Media […]