Key Biologics Fills Critical Leadership Positions for High-Growth Business

Laurie Vertuccio named Director of Marketing and Rhonda Lyons named Director of Operations MEMPHIS, Tenn. and BOTHELL, Wash. — Jan. 30, 2020 — Key Biologics, the leading provider of research- and clinical-grade human immune cells, blood products, and related services to the biopharmaceutical industry, today announced it has hired two new executives to support its recent growth…

Breaking from AACR: Profiling the TCR Beta Repertoire in NSCLC Donors

TCRβ sequencing is currently being explored in oncology research as a potential predictor for patient response to immunotherapies.   Researchers from Biodesix, Inc. shared their most recent findings in this area at the AACR Advances in Liquid Biopsies conference in Miami from January 13–16, 2020. The research, co-authored by our Benjamin Tjoa, evaluated peripheral blood lymphocytes…

Ask A Scientist: Proteoglycans vs. Glycoproteins

The extracellular matrix is a complex combination of non-cellular materials that support biochemical and biomechanical processes in the tissues and organs. Among the components of the extracellular mix are two distinct types of biomolecules: proteoglycans and glycoproteins. Immunology researchers are primarily interested in these biomolecules due to their role in the human tissue processes and…