Soy Sauce and Gnarly Peptides | May Blog

Soy Sauce and Gnarly Peptides | May Blog

Hope for HIV Found in Soy Sauce Flavor Enhancer Talk about re-purposing drugs – the “other” Japanese soy sauce manufacturer Yamasa (not Kikkoman) was developing oligonucleotides (yes!) for flavor enhancing properties. Re-screening their extensive...
An Evening with EpiVax – Hosted by RI Bio

An Evening with EpiVax – Hosted by RI Bio

An Evening with Annie De Groot, MD and Bill Martin RI Bio Spring Event On Wednesday, April 7, we had the pleasure to host an evening reception with members of the RI life sciences community at our headquarters in Providence. Our attendees had the opportunity to learn...
What’s Wrong With This Picture? | February Blog

What’s Wrong With This Picture? | February Blog

What’s Wrong With This Picture? No, not that one! (But yes, our 20th birthday was last year)… This one: a recent article published in Nature about a de novo IL-2 mimetic.   Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is a potent anti-cancer treatment that stimulates the immune...
What’s Cool in 2019? | January Blog

What’s Cool in 2019? | January Blog

What’s Cool in 2019? You! (OK, Your HLA) 2018 brought us the magnificent microbiome, gene-edited pigs and ethical debate about gene-editing people. What are your predictions for 2019? We think that global warming will get worse, and that immunoinformatics will...
Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

Leslie J. De Groot MD, 1928-2018

              Leslie J. DeGroot MD (“Les”) was born in Fort Edward NY in 1928, dedicated his life to thyroid disease research and endocrinology and died soon after his 90th birthday, on October 23, 2018 in Nonquitt, Massachusetts,...