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  1. Apple bus drivers vote to join Teamsters 140-38 as labor claims another Silicon Valley victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Capping a week of rare labor victories in Silicon Valley, the Teamsters added more members to its rolls as drivers who shuttle Apple Inc. , Genentech Inc. and other tech employees up and down the Peninsula voted to join the union today. The drivers, employed by Compass Transportation, hope a union contract will lead to improvements in pay and vacation and family leave, said driver Tracy Kelly .

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  2. Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech bus drivers vote to unionizeRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    Bus drivers who herd employees to and from the offices of Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga and Genentech voted to join the powerful Teamsters union Friday. Shuttle drivers employed by Compass Transportation voted 104 to 38 in favor of representation, with 16 not casting ballots.

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  3. Cystic Fibrosis Discovery May Lead to New Treatment StrategyRead the original story

    Thursday | P&T Community

    ... and his team exposed mucus samples taken from CF patients to two current CF medications: dornase alfa (Pulmozyme, Genentech), a drug that breaks up DNA polymers, and N-acetylcysteine (NAC), which targets disulfide bonds between mucin polymers. Mucin ...

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  4. Defying Science And Common Sense, New York Bill Would Ban GMOs In VaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forbes.com

    ... he rush to create vaccines against Ebola. So-called GMOs have improved human health in drugs since the 1970s, when Genentech introduced human insulin made with a GMO bacteria. Before that, medical insulin came from pigs.

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  5. Next tech bus Teamsters vote: Apple, eBay, Genentech, ZyngaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    Tracy Kelly is one of the many drivers shuttling tech workers along highways 101 and 280 every morning and afternoon for Compass Transportation, which has contracts with Apple Inc. , Yahoo Inc. , eBay Inc. , Genentech Inc. and others. On Friday, he'll get to decide whether to join the Teamsters union, which has already organized contract bus drivers who shuttle Facebook Inc. employees up and down the Peninsula.

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  6. Genentech Release: SNP Trace Panel Proves To Be A High-Throughput,...Read the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    Genentech Release: SNP Trace Panel Proves To Be A High-Throughput, Cost-Effective SNP-Based Platform For Profiling Human Tissue And Cell Lines PLOS ONE Paper Profiles 907 Human Cell Lines SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-- --Researchers at Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, and Fluidigm Corporation have used the Fluidigm SNP Tracea panel to generate a database of SNP profiles for 907 cancer cell lines as a resource for cell line authentication. This information was published in the current issue of the journal PLOS ONE in a paper entitled "Human biosample authentication using the high-throughput, cost-effective SNP Tracea system" .

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  7. Kalorama: Five Reasons for Optimism in Next Generation SequencingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sys-Con Media

    ... the potential benefits of next generation sequencing as a research and development tool. During just part of 2015, Genentech announced two agreements, and Pfizer announced one. The Clinic Awaits: While next generation sequencing has been used for ...

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  8. Facebook bus drivers unanimously approve union contract; here are the termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... a Feb. 27 vote by drivers employed by Compass Transportation who shuttle Apple Inc., Yahoo Inc. , Zynga Inc. and Genentech Inc. workers on whether they want to join the union. "Some of the Compass drivers came to the Loop meeting today to witness ...

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  9. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Markets 2015 (Systems, Consumables,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | GlobeNewswire

    ... the potential benefits of next generation sequencing as a research and development tool. During just part of 2015, Genentech announced two agreements, and Pfizer announced one. Sequencing companies are starting to develop and commercialize kits that ...

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  10. Dalradian Announces Exercise of Warrants for Proceeds of C$8.6 MillionRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Sys-Con Media

    The Warrants were delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of business on February 19, 2015. This exercise represents a strong vote of confidence from Dalradian's warrantholders and, following on the recent private placement with Ross Beaty, puts Dalradian on a strong footing to advance its Curraghinalt Gold Project through a pre-feasibility study and an environmental impact assessment.

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  11. Ranibizumab reverses vision loss caused by diabetesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Science Daily

    ... the treatment may benefit even more people than their results show. Ranibizumab is manufactured and marketed by Genentech Inc. under the trade name Lucentis. The study was supported in part by Genentech Inc. It appears in the Feb. 7, 2015, online ...

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  12. Union and company reach contract for Facebook shuttle driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | USA Today

    ... workers. The Teamsters are also working drivers of six Silicon Valley-area companies - Amtrak, Apple, eBay, Genentech, Yahoo and Zynga - who also want to join a union. This contract will likely boost the union's standing in this upcoming Friday's ...

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  13. Vision loss reversed in people with diabetic eye diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Science Blog

    ... the treatment may benefit even more people than their results show. Ranibizumab is manufactured and marketed by Genentech Inc. under the trade name Lucentis . The study, which was supported in part by Genentech Inc., appears in the Feb. 7 online ...

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  14. Ranibizumab reverses vision loss caused by diabetesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Medical News Today

    ... the treatment may benefit even more people than their results show. Ranibizumab is manufactured and marketed by Genentech Inc. under the trade name Lucentis. The study was supported in part by Genentech Inc. It appears in the Feb. 7, 2015, online ...

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  15. Pacing Technologies LLC v. Garmin International Inc UsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | FindLaw

    ... of the constructions is de novo. We review a grant of summary judgment from a court in the Ninth Circuit de novo. Genentech, Inc. v. Amgen, Inc., 289 F.3d 761, 767 (Fed

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  16. Ranibizumab drug reverses diabetes-related blindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Medical News

    ... the treatment may benefit even more people than their results show. Ranibizumab is manufactured and marketed by Genentech Inc. under the trade name Lucentis. The study was supported in part by Genentech Inc. It appears in the Feb. 7, 2015, online ...

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  17. Drug reverses vision loss caused by diabetesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Newkerala.com

    A prescription drug commonly used to treat age-related vision loss also reverses vision loss caused by diabetes, says a study led by an Indian-origin physician. The drug, Ranibizumab is manufactured and marketed by US-based Genentech Inc. under the trade name Lucentis.

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  18. Roche Gets FDA Priority Review for Cancer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Wall Street Journal

    ... treat a serious form of skin cancer known as BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma. The drug is being developed by Genentech, part of the Roche Group, and Exelixis , Inc. which is a biopharmaceutical company. In a late stage trial of the drug, ...

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  19. Map of 'epigenome,' a second genetic code, unveiledRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Japan Times

    ... involved scientists in laboratories from Croatia to Canada and the United States. Drug makers including Merck, Genentech and GlaxoSmithKline are conducting epigenetic research related to cancer, said Joseph Costello of the University of California, ...

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  20. Regeneron's Eylea Tops Roche Drugs in Study That May Boost SalesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    ... is "not something we've seen before," said Jason Ehrlich, group medical director of ophthalmology at Roche's Genentech unit. "We want to learn more about those patients and those particular results before we'd be able to really say, is this a truth, ...

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