Top List: Trending in drug discovery and biopharma - the best of 2019

From CRISPR screening in primary T cells to photodynamic therapy for curing cancer, we take a look back at research highlights and emerging technologies from the past year

09 Jan 2020

It has been another exciting year for SelectScience, connecting with experts and scientists around the world to promote the latest innovations in the drug discovery and development community. From special features to expert webinars to video interviews, rediscover some of the highlights 2019 had to offer as we take a look back at the best bits, including advances in biopharmaceutical research and small molecule design, and the applications of emerging technologies including cryo-electron microscopy, mass spectrometry and CRISPR.

Dr. Theodossis Theodossiou, Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital

Latest in photodynamic therapy (PDT)

PDT is an exciting anti-cancer treatment, currently used clinically. In this video, Dr. Theodossis Theodossiou discusses his team’s cutting-edge research into curing cancer with photodynamic therapy (PDT).
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Discover a pipeline for pooled CRISPR screening in primary T cells

In this webinar, Cristina Ghirelli, immuno-oncology manager at Horizon Discovery, discusses the development of a pipeline to perform pooled CRISPR screening in primary T cells through a combined lentiviral and electroporation approach.
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Your guide to microplate readers

In this free eBook download, we guide you through buying a new microplate reader by providing expert insight and all the information you should consider to select the best technology for your lab. 
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Unlock the secrets behind efficient CAR-T cell workflows
This SelectScience eBook aims to provide you with useful resources, expert insight, and application-based case studies to help simplify your choice when it comes to developing efficient, reproducible CAR-T cell workflows.
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ACQUITY QDa Mass Detector by Waters

The key to faster biopharma analysis

Download this eBook to find more about the biopharmaceutical applications of the ACQUITY QDa Mass Detector and the BioAccord system from Waters.
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A new approach to small molecule drug discovery

Hear how the researchers working on the Perturbation of Protein-Protein Interactions (PoPPI) program are developing computational and chemical tools to design and synthesize new small molecule drugs that will target specific binding sites for selective inhibition of protein-protein interactions and how this approach may help develop new treatments for diseases, such as leukemia.
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Vote for your favorite Drug Discovery product

Have your say - vote for the Best New Drug Discovery & Development Product of 2019 from the shortlist. You'll also have the chance to win yourself a $500 Gift Card! But hurry - voting closes on Monday, January 20.
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The top-rated discovery products that earned a Seal of Quality



The top-rated lab products discovery scientists love the most were presented with well-earned Seals of Quality throughout the year. Discover the products your peers love most. 
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Dr. John Connolly, CSO of Tessa Therapeutics

Discover structure-based drug discovery with cryo-EM

In this application-based eBook, we outline the application of cryo-EM in structure-based drug discovery and look at how state-of-the-art microscopes, such as the Krios G4 cryo-TEM from Thermo Fisher Scientific, help to keep leaders in the pharmaceutical industry at the forefront of drug discovery.
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Next-generation immunotherapy

Dr. John Connolly, CSO of Tessa Therapeutics, reveals how a new approach to cell-based therapy in cancer could circumvent severe immunotherapy side effects and effectively target aggressive solid tumors. 
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Guide to long-term 3D spheroid culture and analysis

This application eBook demonstrates robust workflows for high-throughput spheroid assembly and long-term quantitative analysis.
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Accelerating science

Last year, we received more lab product reviews than ever from scientists, sharing their knowledge and experiences to help their peers around the world.
Thank you to each and every one of you - we look forward to reading many more over the next 12 months.

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