Navigation Links
Society for Biomolecular Sciences Announces 2008 Conference Speaker Line-up
Date:3/19/2008

Leaders in Biotechnology and Drug Development to Attend April Meeting in St. Louis

DANBURY, Conn., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) today announced its outstanding roster of keynote speakers for its 14th Annual Conference & Exhibition to be held April 6-10 at America's Center in St. Louis, MO. More than 2,500 leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries from around the world are expected to attend the 2008 Conference to discuss advances in biotechnology, challenges and automation solutions in the field.

Leading presentations for the five-day event will be Janet Woodcock, M.D., deputy commissioner and chief medical officer for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Dr. Woodcock, who oversees scientific and medical regulatory operations for the FDA, will speak on "The Promise of Molecular Medicine." Dr. Woodcock most recently served as the FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Chief Operating Officer and as the Director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation.

Joining Dr. Woodcock as a keynote speaker will be Jonathan D. Gitlin, M.D., the Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Gitlin's speech entitled "Child Health Research in the 21st Century: Obstacles and Opportunities," will address whether diseases such as Alzheimer's, diabetes and obesity are already genetically encoded in individuals while still in the womb, and can possibly be prevented with genetic engineering before birth.

Completing the keynote speaker line-up will be Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D., the Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon's speech is entitled "Dining in With a Few Trillion Friends: Exploring the Human Gut Microbiota and Microbiome." Dr. Gordon has also served as the head of molecular biology and pharmacology at Washington University School of M
'/>"/>

SOURCE Society for Biomolecular Sciences
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting
2. Professor Toh-Ming Lu named fellow of the Materials Research Society
3. Angiotech showcases its Hemostream(TM) Dialysis Catheter at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Annual Meeting
4. Alseres Pharmaceuticals Presents Inosine and Dopamine Transporter (DAT) Blocker Preclinical Data at the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT) Conference
5. Complete ANX-530 Safety Data to be Published in the 2008 Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
6. Society for Biological Engineering Holds First International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering
7. Arizona Pain Society and Dr. Robert Barkin, Rush University Medical Center, Present Program on Comprehensive Urine Drug Testing Sponsored by Dominion Diagnostics
8. ThromboGenics Presents Results of the Phase I Trial of TB-402 at the Prestigious American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
9. 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology Will Feature the Latest Research in Blood Diseases
10. ThromboGenics Presents Results of the Vitreomacular Traction Trial (MIVI IIT) at the American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting
11. Three Astex Drug Candidates to be Presented at the 2007 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... “Our nation's healthcare system is broken, ... Furthermore, every governmental and professional entity that has ... of unorganized dysfunction shares in that enormous blame. ... as a device to use in an effort ... have accumulated through the years leading to the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, ... "man and machine" decision support system for diagnosing ... in PLOS One scientific journal today, ... vision algorithms similar to those used in facial ... diagnostically most relevant areas. Tablet computers can be ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... DUBLIN, Ireland , August 21, 2014 ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3zh3q8/global_hormone ) has announced the ... Market 2014-2018"  report to their offering.  ... also known as hormone therapy, is a ... longer being produced by the body. This ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... August 21, 2014 The College of ... private college in the Mid-Hudson Region to be designated ... begin accepting applications from qualified “high-technology” businesses that align ... very pleased to have been selected for the START-UP ... transformative initiative to stimulate economic development in New York ...
Breaking Biology Technology:5 Great Mistakes in Healthcare and How to Fix Them by Dr. Ira Williams 2A novel 'man and machine' decision support system makes malaria diagnostics more effective 2Global Hormone Replacement Therapy Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Actavis, Bayer, Merck & Co, Novartis and Novo Nordisk 2The College of New Rochelle Becomes First Private College in Mid-Hudson Region to Earn START-UP NY Designation 2The College of New Rochelle Becomes First Private College in Mid-Hudson Region to Earn START-UP NY Designation 3
... ... ... 2009 -- As part of ongoing efforts to expand deployment of 21st century environmental ... soil , sediment and groundwater remediation industry, is pleased to announce formal ...
... SEATTLE, Dec. 8 Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) ... subject to market and other conditions, of 15,000,000 shares of ... Dendreon intends to grant to the underwriters a ... of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. J. ...
... OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 8 Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... kit, the first in a family of mutation detection kits ... and WAVE ® HS DHPLC platform. SURVEYOR Scan ... a PCR amplification reaction and hybridization to form heteroduplex DNA ...
Cached Biology Technology:Olympics 2016, World Cup 2014, But First – Adventus Brasil 2009 2Olympics 2016, World Cup 2014, But First – Adventus Brasil 2009 3Olympics 2016, World Cup 2014, But First – Adventus Brasil 2009 4Dendreon Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 2Dendreon Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 3Transgenomic Announces the Commercial Launch of SURVEYOR(R) Scan K-RAS Mutation Detection Kit 2Transgenomic Announces the Commercial Launch of SURVEYOR(R) Scan K-RAS Mutation Detection Kit 3Transgenomic Announces the Commercial Launch of SURVEYOR(R) Scan K-RAS Mutation Detection Kit 4
(Date:8/21/2014)... A team of researchers at Louisiana ... for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and ... can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for ... of doctoral students and research faculty from ... programs collaborated to create filament extruders that ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 158 pregnant teenagers in Rochester, NY, nearly half engaged ... ice, cornstarch, vacuum dust, baby powder and soap, and ... Moreover, such teens had significantly lower iron levels as ... , Pregnant teens, regardless of pica, are at higher ... deficiency and anemia. Low iron in pregnant teens raises ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... in in this image of the Para and Mato ... most likely intentionally set in order to deforest the ... stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted ... of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. The ... the Amazon Rainforest in the middle of the image ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 2Louisiana Tech University researchers use 3D printers to create custom medical implants 3Pica in pregnant teens linked to low iron 2
... Changes to proteins in a cell underlay many cancers. ... in Portugal, in collaboration with researchers in Ghent (Belgium) ... understand exactly how changes to proteins, identified in the ... living organism. This study, funded by the Association for ...
... In prehistoric times farmers across the world domesticated ... result the ancestral plants have been lost, causing problems ... but that might change. A team led by Fabiola ... has managed to trace a domesticated cactus, the Gray ...
... (August 23, 2010) A clue to the causes ... the tiny intercellular junction that rapidly transfers information from ... Tufts University School of Medicine, with students from the ... protein called APC (adenomatous polyposis coli) plays a key ...
Cached Biology News:Understanding cancer using the fruit fly 2Cactus genes connect modern Mexico to its prehistoric past 2Researchers connect APC protein to autism and mental retardation 2
... to make your strain of cells competent ... of Lucigen’s unrivalled expertise in producing competent ... offers: Chemically competent or electrocompetent ... Fast turnaround Quality control performance ...
... ATP-Free using Mo Bio luciferase assay. Mo Bio ... that will allow you to certify your products ... enable you to deliver them to your customers ... detection limit is 3.5 x 10-12 /l, which ...
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1 (1-36) amide)...
... in Microarrays: Biomedical Photometrics Inc. (Waterloo, Ontario, ... Germany) have collaborated to develop a fluorescence ... The DNAscope AT is based on ... AT automatically reads up to six ArrayTubes ...
Biology Products: