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Specialty Technical Consultants becomes Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

... Enterprise (WBE). Companies committed to diversity in the work-place can now contract for ... woman-owned business. Improving workplace diversity has been consistently shown to positively ... Enterprise (WBE) . Companies committed to diversity in the work-place can now contract for ...

Venter Institute Launches the J. Robert Beyster and Life Technologies 2009-2010 Research Voyage of the Sorcerer II Expedition

... Seas, sampling water and cataloguing microbial diversity Expedition funded by local San Diego ... two year sailing voyage will sample the microbial diversity in the Baltic, Mediterranean, and Black Seas and ... families. The team also continued to see great diversity both within and between sampling sites. ...

ECBC Now Accepting Applications for 2009 Minority Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

... Program (MUSIP), established by the ECBC's diversity Advisory Committee in 2008, aims to provide ... and engineering, ECBC strives to increase its diversity through internships, mentoring and by developing ... organization, we are committed to implementing diversity programs such as MUSIP." Applicants must ...

Robert Cantu Appointed Vice President of Pierpoint International

... as Global VP of Recruitment Operations and diversity San Jose, CA (PRWEB) ... most recently served as AVP of Staffing and diversity for USAA, and previously as Worldwide diversity Leader for Cisco Systems Inc. During his ...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

... cradle of the human species, home to vast genetic diversity Sub-Saharan Africa, where modern humans ... Cape Town. South Africa, with its rich ethnic diversity and many isolated populations, has a unique ... Researchers are studying human genomic diversity using biological samples from several indigenous ...

Video: Fortune 1000 Executives: New President Must Fix Education Gap

... 1000 STEM Executives on STEM Education, STEM diversity and U.S. Competitiveness, senior executives ... polled about a host of issues related to diversity and underrepresentation of women, African ... STEM fields will help solve this issue. Moreover, diversity has other benefits for STEM companies, according ...

Roche Makes Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of Genentech for US$89.00 Per Share in Cash

... Combination to enhance innovation by allowing for diversity of research approaches while also encouraging ... unit within the Roche Group to safeguard a diversity of different approaches and to foster the long ... of the combined company will allow for a diversity of approaches in research and early development, ...

Merck & Co., Inc. Named Keynote Sponsor For Diversity Alliance For Science's Inaugural Conference

... MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- diversity Alliance for Science, Inc. (DA4S) ... "Merck's success has been built from the diversity of its employees and from a diverse customer ... key corporate objectives is to grow supplier diversity spend to support the diverse communities in which ...

Kaiser Permanente to Host 30th Annual Diversity Conference

... -- Marking its longstanding commitment to diversity in the workplace, Kaiser Permanente today opened its 30th annual National diversity conference in San Francisco. This year's ... over the past three decades to integrate diversity into every aspect of daily business operations. ...

Wyeth Announces Stockholder Approval of Pfizer Merger at 2009 Annual Meeting

... highlights from the past year, Mr. Poussot stated: "The strength and diversity of the Company we have built enabled us to achieve strong 2008 financial ... most diversified pharmaceutical companies is on course. By focusing on diversity by product line, by business, by technology platform and by geography, the ...

DNA Study Unlocks Mystery to Diverse Traits in Dogs

... scientists have developed a method to identify the genetic basis for this diversity that may have far-reaching benefits for dogs and their owners. In the ... make up today's dog population. Until now, the genetic drivers of this diversity have intrigued scientists who have been trying to explain how and why ...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

... chairman and CEO. "After six years of transformation under our Action Agenda, our Schering-Plough colleagues can be very proud of the strengths and diversity we have created. As we move closer to realizing this merger, we will continue to focus on driving our business and advancing our strong late-stage ...

ChemOutsourcing Unveils 2009 Attendee List for September Show in New Jersey

... The remarkable success of last year's meeting generated the positive buzz driving much of the growth. The 125-speaker list featuring a wide diversity of medicinal and process chemistry and chemical development management from large and small pharmaceutical companies is a key benefit for all ...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

... would have been $5.2 billion. "Our diverse product strength - from REMICADE to TEMODAR to NUVARING to MIRALAX - and our rich geographic diversity helped drive our operational growth. In fact, we grew sales in most regions around the world on an operational basis. Achieving operational growth ...

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

... method," says Lindquist, who is also a professor of biology at MIT and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. "It provides much greater diversity in the chemical compounds you can study because you can screen millions of compounds in the same go." Adapting previous work by the Benkovic lab ...

UCR physicist receives highest honor US government gives young scientists or engineers

... of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, especially minority and women, in her cutting-edge research, taking advantage of the ethnic diversity of UCR's student population and local communities. She is a founding faculty member of the UCR Undergraduate Research Journal. She also organized a ...

ArborGen and Senesco Announce Wood Quality Results

... in a more productive and sustainable way. Enabling more wood to be grown on less land helps conserve the world's native forests in all their beauty, diversity and complexity. With one of the world's most extensive tree germplasm resources, ArborGen uses both traditional breeding and advanced genetic ...

Precision Stability Storage Announces Upcoming Expansion

... the best quality service to our customers," said Ken Edwards, Director of Business Development. "No other contract facility can offer the diversity of climate conditions that we are now able to provide. The size and variety of our walk-in stability chambers, allows us to meet customer demands for ...

Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed

... Fund and Community Services is committed to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism and cultural diversity for those who live in the communities where Ford operates. Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2009 and made possible by funding from Ford Motor ...

Abbott Named One of the Top 10 Companies for Scientists

... BusinessWeek magazine, one of the Top 10 companies on Working Mother magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies," and one of the top companies for diversity by DiversityInc magazine. Additionally, FORTUNE has named Abbott as one of "America's Most Admired Companies" every year since the list's ...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

... to look at the effects of environmental perturbation on microbial communities. These new sRNAs also expand our general knowledge of the nature and diversity of these recently recognized regulatory switches. "Being able to track the dynamics of small RNA expression in situ provides insight into how ...

Best of Show Awards Winners Named at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

... lab records and scientific content. CERF is the only ELN designed by biologists for biologists, resulting in a product that uniquely supports the diversity of workflows, data, and work habits within multidiscipline R&D organizations. CERF 3.5 is a major release that offers new options for data ...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

... such as those that make antimicrobial proteins in milk and their intestines. Researchers think these genes developed over time in response to the diversity of microbes that domestic cattle encounter and the vulnerability of animals that live in large herds to the spread of infectious diseases. The ...

ChemDiv Group Acquires Prudentas Through ChemRar High Tech Center

... disease; areas already covered by our Discovery outSource(TM) service. This acquisition is synergistic to the continued development of our Chemical diversity Research Institute subsidiary, and our other discovery services holdings such as Drugs Technology Ltd., which provides GLP/GMP formulation and CMC ...

Health Robotics Reports Triple-Digit-Growth Across All Financial Metrics in Fiscal Year 2008

... excellent execution across Europe, North America, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific in a challenging economic environment. The large size and geographic diversity of our customer base and the long-term strategic relationships we have built with our global partners Devon International Group, B|Braun, Can-Med, ...

Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. Enters into a $1.27M Contract with the National Cancer Institute to Develop Multiplex Mass Spectrometric Immunoassays for Detection of Low Abundance Cancer-Related Proteins

... aspect of the assays also enables single-step detection of protein isoforms and their individual quantification, which is an important protein diversity aspect regularly overlooked in contemporary proteomics approaches," adds Nedelkov. Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. is a privately held Biotechnology ...

Nereus Pharmaceuticals Initiates ADVANCE, a Randomized Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NPI-2358 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... additional studies in other cancers in 2009. About Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Nereus Pharmaceuticals pursues novel sources of chemical diversity to discover and develop new therapeutics. Using its unmatched expertise in marine microbiology to identify unique biologically active compounds, ...

DuPont Partners with Indonesian Center for Rice Research to Advance Hybrid Rice

... announced earlier this month with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to increase the rate of yield gains and to boost the quality and diversity of hybrid rice. The results of that work will contribute to making better advanced breeding lines and hybrids available to rice breeders and farmers ...

Roche and Genentech Reach a Friendly Agreement to Combine the Two Organizations and Create a Leader in Healthcare Innovation

... become headquarters of combined U.S. commercial operations; Genentech's unique culture to be maintained -- Innovation will be enhanced through a diversity of research approaches and sharing of IP, technologies, partnerships and other key assets -- Transaction expected to be EPS accretive in the ...

Cynosure Launches New Workstation and Technology Innovations at American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting

... Davis and Director of The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, Sacramento, California. "As practitioners, we are seeing a growing cultural diversity within our patient base, and I expect the Elite MPX will provide benefits across the spectrum of applications for these patients." According ...

Mindray Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

... costs. Mindray is well positioned to navigate these unprecedented times and to capitalize on any opportunities that may emerge because of the diversity of our product offering across a range of price points, our ability to closely manage costs, and the strength of our balance sheet." ...

DuPont and International Rice Research Institute Partner to Boost Rice Yields

... in Asia to help meet global demand.” The goal of the collaboration is to increase the rate of yield gains and to boost the quality and diversity of hybrid rice. Collaborating scientists will further develop the understanding of hybrid vigor in rice and will work to develop hybrids with better ...

Copan Announces the Appointment of Bob Cooper as Vice President of Business Development in the Pacific Rim

... and international business, and his experience will facilitate Copan's expansion in the rapidly growing economies in the Pacific Rim. " Bob's diversity of experience in the laboratory automation market and his wealth of direct international business experience will be essential to Copan's rapid ...

Roche Intends to Commence Tender Offer to Acquire All Shares of Genentech for US$ 86.50 Per Share in Cash

... Metabolism and will remain an important pillar for the U.S. and Roche's global organization. The structure of the combined company will allow for a diversity of approaches in research and early development, while also strengthening cross fertilization between the companies, leading to enhanced overall ...

'Museomics' yields new insights into extinct Tasmanian tiger

... University in Sweden. "There is very little genetic variation between them." Gtherstrm, a co-author of the study, explained that a lack of genetic diversity is indicative of a species on the brink of extinction, and we are now observing this more than 70 years later. In addition to using the ...

Varian, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2009 Preliminary Results

... to invest in new product development and maintaining our high standard of customer service and support. Our product, application and geographic diversity continue to position us well, in particular with the prospect of increased global governmental spending on research and other applications." ...

CPA Global Marks 40th Anniversary With Launch of New Brand

... our international reach - and we are continuing to grow and evolve. The new CPA Global brand better reflects the global nature of our business, the diversity of our service offerings and the innovative solutions we deliver to our clients across the world. "By adopting a single global brand, we are ...

BioLife Solutions Joins Prestigious Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion Collaborative

... analytic techniques, development of new procedures and execution of clinical trials in hemotherapy. The scientific members of BEST represent a broad diversity of interests and high levels of accomplishment. The manufacturer members of BEST span the gamut of companies engaged with blood collecting, ...

Epitomics Appoints Dr. Zhiqiang An as Chief Scientific Officer

... Epitomics. "RabMAb(R) is a novel class of monoclonal antibodies which possess unique biological properties, including ultra-high affinity, diversity in epitope recognition, and high target specificity. Epitomics provides me with the opportunity to expand the healthcare promises of biologics by ...

Governor Rendell Says Life Science Industry Will Fuel New Breakthroughs, Generate Jobs for Decades to Come

... Pennsylvania is number one in the nation in biosciences, according to a study by Business Facilities magazine. The study cited "the diversity and depth of Pennsylvania's initiatives" in giving it its top ranking. It used more than 20 criteria to develop its list, including the amount of ...
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