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 -- ...

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

Keynote: Advances in Perioperative Care –Promoting good animal welfare and good science

Paul Flecknell, MA, VetMB, PhD, DLAS, DECVAA, DECLAM, (Hon)DACLAM, (Hon) FRCVS, Dr.hc

Professor/Director, Comparative Biology Centre, The Medical School, University of Newcastle
Recent advances in anesthesia, monitoring, pain assessment and analgesia provide many opportunities for improving the quality of our in vivo scientific data, and promoting high standards of animal welfare. The appropriate use of electronic monitoring, and the importance of more basic supportive measures during anesthesia will be described. This will provide participants with a framework for ...
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Feb 5 2015 | 9:00 AM PT

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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Study Identifies Neurons That Help Predict What Individuals Will ...

In a version of the classic Prisoner’s Dilemma game, two monkeys are each given the ...
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Enzyme Cues Bacteria to Recall a Peril

Bacteria don’t have intellect, but that doesn’t stop them from recalling the past. Specifically, those times they’re bombarded by viruses. The molecular immune ...
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Epigenome Choreographs Embryo’s Development

As an embryo is developing early on, cells and tissues for the person it will become are being formed for all time. These cells are molded into heart cells, skin ...
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Newly-Found T Memory Stem Cells May Be Key to Gene Therapy

Genetically engineered T memory stem cells (Tscm) can last more than 12 years in patients’ bodies, and can continually ...
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Accidents can occur and sometimes be fatal

Dez Heal, a 13-year-old Virginia boy, is lucky to be alive after he was impaled by a bamboo stick through the neck. Heal and his friends were imagining themselves ...
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Bacteria ‘Hotwire Their Genes’ to Mend Faulty Motor

Researchers at the University of York, UK, are part of a team of scientists that has discovered how bacteria can restart their ...
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Fierce Anger Burst May Spur Heart Attack Shortly After

The risk of heart attack has been found to be 8.5 times higher in the two hours following an acute episode of anger than during ...
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Big Bad Bug

ATLANTA -- A nasty intestinal bug sickens nearly twice as many Americans each year as was previously thought, according to the largest U.S. study to look at the problem. The germ - Clostridium ...
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Almost 500K in US Suffered from C. diff Infections in Single Year

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, or C. diff) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in ...
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'Big Brain' Gene Found in Humans

A single gene may have helped pave the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of neurons found in a key brain region. This ...
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RNA Splicing

Feb 27, 2015
Posted By: Greg Cruikshank
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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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MIT Robotic Cheetah

Feb 17, 2015
Posted By: Greg Cruikshank
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DNA Replication

Feb 16, 2015
Posted By: Greg Cruikshank
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