Biotechnology Focus

Biotechnology Focus February 2013

Biotechnology Focus is Canada's leading authority on Canada's life science news. From biopharma and healthcare to ag-bio and clean tech, our readership includes life science professionals, C-level executives and researchers.

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: 16 contents FEBRUARY 2013 – VOLUME 16 – NUMBER 1 12 16 18 L-R: David Tucker, COO; Neil Klompas, CFO; Ali Tehrani, President and CEO; Surjit Dixit, CTO; and Gordon Ng, VP Preclinical R&D DEPARtMENtS 6 4:01 PM ZYMEWORKS' MODEL FOR SMART DRUG DESIGN SPOTLIGHTING THE PROOF CENTRE Biomarker signatures and healthcare solutions in heart, lung and kidney failure management (By Bruce McManus) METAGENOMICS AND ITS LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES A promising toolkit to view the microbial ecosystem that exists within and around all living things (By Gabe Kalmar) IN EVERY ISSUE 24 RESEARCH NEWS 9 FEAtURES Helping researchers around the globe overcome the limitations of natural enzymes and aiding them in creating more effective antibodies (By Daniela Fisher) Opinion BUSINESS CORNER 26 NEW PRODUCTS 28 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 21 6 R&D NEWS First-in-Canada technology helps cancer specialists better detect lung cancer 0 m 12 Zymeworks: Bringing teamwork to the table Accelerating the development of cost-effective biomarker-based blood tests and bringing them to market 30 WORKING TOGETHER Canada leads the way in bringing the translational research world together and finding new avenues to fill the gaps in the development continuum (By Barry Gee) ACROSS CANADA Genomic selection in dairy cow breeding (By Shawn Lawrence) THE LAST WORD What drives a competitive advantage? (By Don M. Enns) February 2013 BIOTECHNOLOGY FOCUS 3

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