Diversity of extracellular vesicles and their cargo in cell-to-cell communication

Jan Olof Lötvall, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Gothenburg
Every cell in the body can release several types of extracellular vesicles (EVs), often called ”exosomes” or ”microvesicles”. These vesicles carry a wide array of molecules, including ...

Newly Updated IMWG Criteria for the Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma; the Importance of Biomarkers in Early Stage Disease

Ola Landgren

Chief of Myeloma Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
DATE: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 TIME: 09:00 PST, 11:00 CST, 12:00 EST, 16:00 GMT The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) has issued updated criteria for the diagnosis of multiple ...

Neuroscience

Mar 18-19, 2015 Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
BioConference Live makes it easier and more cost-effective for the neuroscience research community to come together online through live video webcasts and real-time networking. BioConference Live attendees learn new concepts, tools and techniques that they can apply to research and diagnosis. BioConference Live requires no travel or time away from ...
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Diabetic Cardiomyopathy Modeling & Screening with iPSC Cardiomyocytes

Roberto Iacone, PhD // Brad Swanson, PhD

Pharma and Research Development (pRED), Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc // Senior Director of Cell Biology Research and ...
Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 Time: 08:30AM PST, 11:30AM EST, 5:30PM CET The development of new medicines for Diabetes Type 2 complications has proven to be challenging due to the use of ...

Advances in Sedimentation Analysis

Borries Demeler, PhD

Director, Bioinformatics Core Facility, University of Texas Health Science Center
In recent years, sophisticated new methods for sedimentation data analysis have opened up new avenues for leveraging AUC technology in a wide range of technology sectors, including life science ...

Genetics and Genomics

May 13-14, 2015 Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
The theme of this conference is a range of genetics and genomics topics such as RNAi, Next-generation sequencing, Cancer research, Sequencing, Genome-wide association studies GWAS, Epigenetics, Mapping, Exomes, Genomic medicine, Human Genome Structural Variation, Pharmacogenetics, DNA/RNA Purification, Mutations, Translational Genomics ...
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Microbiology

Sep 2-3, 2015 Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
2015 Annual Microbiology BioConference LiveMicrobiology is the study of microscopic organisms including bacteria, viruses, rickettsia, mycoplasma, fungi, algae and protozoa, some of which can cause diseases while others contribute to the beneficial balance of nature. Although much is now known in the field of microbiology, advances are constantly ...
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Cancer Research and Oncology

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2015 Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
BioConference Live makes it easier and more cost-effective for the cancer research community to come together online through live video webcasts and real-time networking. BioConference Live attendees learn new concepts, tools and techniques that they can apply to research and diagnosis. BioConference Live requires no travel or time away from the ...
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Clinical Diagnostics and Research

Nov 11-12, 2015 Add to Calendar Select one of the following: iCal Google Calendar Outlook Calendar Yahoo Calendar
This year will be our 6th annual Clinical Diagnostics & Research online conference. Attendees can earn free CME and CE Credits. The theme of this conference is a range of medical and clinical and research topics such as Personalized Healthcare, Pathology, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Laboratory Testing, Cardiology, Diabetes, Point of Care ...
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Evaluating Nonderivatization & Derivatization Tandem MS Methods for Multianalyte Analysis in Dried Blood Spots

Joseph Di Bussolo, PhD

Senior Applications Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Date:  Wednesday, February 25, 2015Time(s):  08:00 PST, 11:00 EST, 16:00 UK, 17:00 CET Flow injection tandem mass spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS) has been frequently used to analyze amino acids (AA) ...

CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing with Synthetic RNA – from start to finish!

Emily Anderson, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Biology Research and Development, Dharmacon
DATE: Thursday, February 19, 2015 TIME: 08:00 PST, 11:00 EST, 16:00 GMT The CRISPR-Cas9 system is being widely used for genome engineering in many different biological applications. It ...

Primary HPV Cervical Cancer Screening: Supporting data and guidance updates

Julia Engstrom-Melnyk, PhD

Scientific Affairs Manager, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Roche Diagnostics
Date: Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 Time: 9:00AM PST, 12:00PM EST For the last 60 years the primary method of preventing cervical cancer in both the U.S. and Europe has been cervical cytology -- ...

Primary HPV Cervical Cancer Screening: Supporting data and guidance updates

Julia Engstrom-Melnyk, PhD

Scientific Affairs Manager, Medical and Scientific Affairs, Roche Diagnostics
Date: Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 Time: 12:00PM PST, 3:00PM EST For the last 60 years the primary method of preventing cervical cancer in both the U.S. and Europe has been cervical cytology -- ...

Importance/effect of surgical training, skills and experience on performing surgical procedures within studies

Delphine Bouard DVM, Dip Vet LAS

Surgery Consultant, Vetslius
In the context of an experimental project requiring surgical preparation of animals, training is not only required for technicians lacking a strong surgical background but also for more experienced staff. The objectives of experimental surgery trainings are not only achieving good survival and success rates but also producing homogeneous animal batches, allowing reliable and reproducible responses ...
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Feb 5 2015 | 10:30 AM PT

Aquaculture and Biomedical Research of Non-traditional Aquatics

Dan Rothen, DVM

Research Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Miami
As evidenced by the changes in the new Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory animals and the latest AVMA Panel on Euthanasia, it is clear that there is growing concern about the care and welfare of aquatic animals used in biomedical research facilities. Although fishes and invertebrates are not covered by the USDA, there are other regulatory bodies, both internal and external, that are adopting ...
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Feb 5 2015 | 3:00 PM PT

Over 900 hookworm genes ‘turn on’ to wreak havoc

Tiny parasitic hookworms infect nearly half a billion people worldwide, almost exclusively in developing countries. Researchers ...
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Filaments in Heart Muscle Cells Don't Automatically Keep the Beat

Two hearts, said Keats, can beat as one; but a study led by Weizmann Institute scientists in collaboration with researchers ...
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Untangling DNA with Drop of Water, Pipet, and Polymer

Researchers have long sought an efficient way to untangle DNA in order to study its structure – neatly unraveled and ...
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Today is World Wildlife Day

Wildlife is now firmly fixed on the United Nations calendar thanks to its own special day. On the 3rd of March 2014 the United Nations Secretary-General Ban ...
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Male tegu lizards mating with a dead female

When zoologist Ivan Sazima went for a walk in the park in southeastern Brazil on a warm September day in 2013, he was hoping to find noteworthy animal behavior to ...
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New Free Mobile App Takes Viewer Inside Congenital Heart Defects

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is offering Heartpedia, a free, interactive, 3-D app for iPhones, iPads, and ...
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First Detailed Microscopy Evidence of Bacteria at Its Tiniest

Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria that are believed to be about as small as ...
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The Storm at the Center of a Teacup

Normally thought of as one of the more “boring” galaxies, J1430+1339, also known as the Tea Cup galaxy, is giving astronomers reason to re-think it’s ...
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First Molecular POC Diagnostic IDs HIV-1 & HIV-2 in Under 1 Hour

Alere Inc, Waltham, Mass, a leading maker of rapid diagnostic tests, has received IVD CE marking in Europe for the Alere q ...
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Measles Infographic

Keep your kids safe!
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A Calm Surrounding The Storm

Supermassive black holes are known to contain strong X-rays, UV photons and fierce space winds, all combining to create a formidable amount of energy. But could ...
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Losing Flight Makes Better Swimmers

Penguins are best known for their swimming, rock hopping and all around adorableness, but people forget that they are birds and they have wings. Why can't they fly? ...
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Starting a new life

Molting Cicada: A large homopterous insect with long transparent wings, occurring chiefly in warm countries. The male cicada makes a loud shrill droning noise after dark by vibrating two membranes on ...
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Rare Occurance of Double Cyclones Hit Australia

Cyclones Lam and Marcia both made landfall in Australia within six hours of each other ...
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Cool Space Facts

Mar 3, 2015
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RNA Splicing

Feb 27, 2015
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Sand Dunes on a Comet?

Feb 25, 2015
Posted By: Brenda Kelley Kim
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From DNA to Protein

Feb 24, 2015
Posted By: Greg Cruikshank
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