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Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama

... American Celebs Join Obama in Knowing their roots in Africa; RIse of consumer genetic testing ... descent spawn trend in African Americans to trace roots to Africa during post-election Holiday season. ... African Americans to be like Obama and know their roots this Holiday Season with a specially-priced ...

SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal

... [10] Diefenbach K, Arold G, Wollny A, Schwantes U, Haselmann J, roots I: Effects on sleep of anticholinergics used for overactive bladder ... [21] Diefenbach K, Arold G, Wollny A, Schwantes U, Haselmann J, roots I: Effects on sleep of anticholinergics used for overactive bladder ...

Combating infection of crops by nematodes is soon to improve

... more than 80 billion euro in agricultural losses worldwide. Plant roots as food factories Some of these nematodes have developed an ingenious way of making a plant feed them. They penetrate the plant's roots and make their way to their host's vascular bundles, which are part of the ...

Families Embrace Science/Technology-based Ancestry Tracing Marking Milestone in Black Family Reunion Celebrations Across the Nation

... you demystifying an adoption? Are you solely interested in your African roots or other race-based lineages? Do you want to explore your mother's ... laborious process. 2. Family Swab Meet! One swab can unlock the roots of an entire family. For example, everyone inherits unique DNA ...

Knighted Adds Industry Pioneer and Entrepreneur to Senior Management Team

... chain management market is expected to exceed $8 billion by 2010 with the Warehouse Management Systems segment accounting for nearly 25%. Having roots in supply chain execution and data collection, joining Knighted is an exciting opportunity representing virtually unlimited potential," said Mr. ...

Informex Rebrands Into Separate Pharmaceutical and Specialty Chemical Segments to Better Serve Exhibitors and Attendees

... customers are looking for. "We are happy to see Informex making a conscious effort to focus on specialty chemicals and getting back to the roots of the show. This is an under-represented market in US tradeshows and one we are happy to help grow," said Slaton Fry, Director at FutureFuel ...

Dow AgroSciences, Monsanto Complete U.S. and Canadian Regulatory Authorizations for SmartStax Corn; Plans Set to Launch Seed Platform on 3 Million- to 4 Million-Plus Acres

... protection than corn traits currently on the market. In corn rootworm trials during 2007 and 2008, SmartStax more consistently protected plant roots from western corn rootworm than first generation insect traits. Results of trials conducted by Dow AgroSciences against the most prevalent ...

Improving Transfusion Safety: Fenwal, Verax Biomedical Sign Agreement for Rapid, Point-of-Care Bacteria Test

... focused on improving blood collection, separation, safety and availability for patient care. Fenwal became an independent company in 2007, but its roots go back to 1949 with the founding of Fenwal Laboratories. Fenwal developed the first flexible, disposable container for blood collection, ...

Stem Cell Cord Blood 'Banking' Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.

... and biotechnology companies to assist in stem cell research and treatments. For hospitals, this kind of marketing partnership is synergistic at its roots because hospitals would promote cord blood storage banks leading to additional revenue from every newborn baby delivered. Many hospitals are ...

Syngenta and Evogene to Collaborate on Soybean Nematode Resistance

... exclusive licensing rights to candidate genes discovered by Evogene for use in soybean. Soybean nematode is a soil parasite which attacks the roots of developing plants, and is one of the most devastating and yield limiting pests of soybean. Soybean growers may lose more than 20 percent of their ...

Scientists create metal that pumps liquid uphill

... In nature, trees pull vast amounts of water from their roots up to their leaves hundreds of feet above the ground through capillary action, but now scientists at the University of Rochester have created a ...

Lycera Closes $36 Million Series A Financing

... The EDF portfolio includes companies developing medical devices, clinical diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. Several of the EDF companies have their roots in universities. EDF manages three funds with approximately $175 million under management. Visit www.edfvc.com for more information. About ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ApaTech's Leadership in Orthopedic Biologics

... extensions are in development or awaiting regulatory approval, all of which are suitably enhanced to meet demanding surgeon expectations. Due to its roots in academia, the company retains collaborations with research institutes with a view to develop more improved, biologically active synthetic bone ...

New Collaboration Aims To Expand Seed-Based Technologies, Benefit Farmers

... research program. The company is creating enhanced biofuel feedstocks with increased biomass, more accessible cellulose to facilitate processing, and roots that sequester greater amounts of carbon. Forward-Looking Statements: Certain statements contained in this press release are ...

Robert Cantu Appointed Vice President of Pierpoint International

... and children. Pierpoint is a worldwide Recruiting Process Outsourcing (RPO) leader in multilingual passive sourcing and recruitment with deep roots in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Our cutting-edge state of the art technology allows us to engage in synergistic research and project ...

Integrated Prevention Demonstration Campaign Launched in Western Kenya to Fight HIV, Malaria and Diarrhoeal Disease

... the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions. CHF International's success is based on involving grass roots communities in every stage of the relief to development process. Contact: Peter Cleary, Communications Director, Vestergaard ...

Hutchinson Center Receives $7.6 Million Federal Grant to Study How Genetic Variations Influence Risk of Common Diseases

... have received a $7.6 million, four-year grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to better understand the genetic and biological roots of common diseases. The Hutchinson Center is one of four U.S. research institutes to receive grants totaling about $31 million toward this effort. ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. Announce the Termination of the AZOR Co-Promotion Agreement

... subsidiary of Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd., one of Japan's leading pharmaceutical companies and a global leader in pharmaceutical innovation whose roots date back to 1899. The company is dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines that improve the lives of ...

Immune Tolerance Institute Appoints Aaron B. Kantor Ph.D. Chief Scientific Officer

... failure rates in drug development and guide better informed patient selection for targeted therapies. The Institute is led by a management team with roots in both biomedical research and the biotechnology industry, and a board of directors including leaders in the field of translational medicine. For ...

The Immune Tolerance Institute Announces Collaboration with Beckman Coulter Establishing a Multiplatform Immunophenotyping/Immunogenotyping Laboratory

... knowledge- based discoveries into market-accessible products for immune system related conditions. The Institute is led by a management team with roots in both biomedical research and the biotechnology industry, and a board of directors including leaders in the field of translational medicine. For ...

JSJ Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Aesthetic Division - Vitivia(TM)

... announce the introduction of its new aesthetic division, Vitivia(TM). Vitivia(TM) will focus on medically based aesthetics and utilize the clinical roots of JSJ Pharmaceuticals in the development of science-based, result-oriented products. Vitivia(TM)'s first product introduction will be its ...

Solar energy technology licensed

... equipment, formerly used for manufacturing computer chips, can be used to produce nanoscale templates for novel structures. The company has deep roots at UC Davis. Argo, who has an MBA from UC Davis, met some of the other co-founders at a mixer for students from the Graduate School of Management and ...

Rabobank Releases Annual North American Food & Agribusiness Outlook

... services leader providing institutional and retail banking and agricultural finance solutions in key markets around the world. From its century-old roots in the Netherlands, Rabobank has grown into one of the 25 largest banks worldwide, with over $800 billion in total assets and operations in over 35 ...

Farmers Across the U.S. Realize Double-Digit Yield Advantage From DEKALB(R) Corn Seeds With Triple-Stacked Traits

... combine," said Jim Zimmer, U.S. Branded Business Lead for Monsanto Company. "For more than 70 years, DEKALB products have stood for strong roots and yields and our results in 2007 really underscore that statement." DEKALB Genetics Outshine Competitors Genetics from DEKALB brand seeds ...

Immunotec Inc. announces retirement of President & CEO C.H. (Chuck) Roberts

... behind the establishment of Immunotec Research Ltd. in 1996. His leadership and entrepreneurial expertise took a post-retirement venture from its roots as a small, Quebec-based enterprise to a major force within the North American network marketing industry. With sales exceeding $36.9 million ...

Midwest Investment Bank Piper Jaffray Resurges in New York City

... Today, the company has reverted back to its roots and has California offices in Los Angeles, Menlo ... York City, London and Tel Aviv. Going back to its roots has allowed it to have one of the largest ... very good conference. Just remember your Midwest roots and where you came from and also to support the ...

Sony Bets Heavy on Wisconsin Digital Entertainment Presence

... about what lies ahead after Sony lands in Madison. Kennedy has roots in the Midwest and Wisconsin. He is a Minneapolis native and holds a ... and Epic Systems , a health technology vendor, all of which have their roots in the state. We couldnt pick a better partner than Sony Pictures ...

The Industry Impact of Two Big Pharmas Mating

... It had 2002 sales of about $9 billion, which has some strong U.S. roots despite its French origin. Sanofi began its process of building a global ... in Strasbourg, France (versus Sanofi-Synthelabo in Paris). However, its roots are also strongly German and descending from the German ...

WTN exclusive interview with Patrick Kennedy, exec. VP, Sony Pictures Digital

... companys pending acquisition of Sonic Foundry, the cultural impact of the purchase, Madisons business climate, hot new technologies, and Kennedys roots in the Midwest. WTN: What are some of the most exciting elements to you regarding the Sonic Foundry acquisition by Sony Pictures Digital? ...

Genentech's Winning Streak

... a growth factor that spurs the growth of new blood vessels. By turning VEGF off, scientists hope to starve tumors to death. The idea famously has its roots in the work of Judah Folkman, a researcher at Children's Hospital in Boston. Avastin is one of the first tests of Folkman's research in people. ...

The Milkweed Effect: Disseminating Technology to New Regions

... distant from the technology centers. Like a thousand small seeds blown from the milkweed pod, these new technology nomads will set down roots and grow in regions that provide quality-of-life benefits while enabling technology professionals to remain connected to their economic wellspring. ...

Abbott Executive Jim Tyree Takes IBIO Helm

... to the presidency of the up-and-coming oncology biotech company SUGEN (now a part of Pharmacia ). Tyree returned to Abbott and his Midwest roots once again in an assignment to manage Abbott's Japan operations. There, he utilized the experience he gained at Bristol-Myers Squibb in the world's ...

Milwaukee research institutions step up the pace for technology transfer

... from research at institutions such as the Medical College and UW-Milwaukees school of engineering. Four of seven TechStar start-ups so far have roots in the private Medical College, which conducts about $100 million in projects each year in areas such as human and molecular genetics, cardiovascular ...

University Consortium Enables Transformation and Survival for Wisconsin Businesses

... for OEMs and suppliers. Veeramani believes the CGEC could only have succeeded at the UW. The UW CGEC is sustainable because it comes from a grass roots effort, not because the administration wanted to keep up with other universities. The Consortium began not to create programs, but to help ...

Silicon Logic Teams Up to Save Money

... to fix a design and the cost to do a design and the cost to fix a design, theres a lot of importance on it getting done right from the start. With roots in the supercomputer industry, SLE specializes in detecting possible functionality and performance errors early in the ASIC design cycle. SLE has ...

Rayovac to Relocate Headquarters

... Wisconsin Technology Council, said that he hopes Rayovac will want to continue its presence in Madison, despite its decision, because the company's roots are here. ...

The Enterprise and the Individual

... sneak personal computers into their offices, and in so doing ushered in an new and dynamic computing age. The conditions are ripe for this grass roots paradigm shift again. IT has put its arms tightly around the networked PC computing environment, managing and controlling these corporate assets, as ...

Manufacturers join Wisconsin partnership to boost U.S. suppliers

... extension partnerships in other Midwest states. All three companies have Midwest origins. Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson has its roots in Milwaukee: its first motorcycle was sold there, and its first full-time employee worked there. Deere & Company, a manufacturer of agriculture, ...

In biotech competition, Wisconsin isnt first but its far from last

... Last week, a delegation from Florida toured Madison to find out why biotechnology is flourishing in Wisconsins capital city but has yet to establish roots in Tallahassee, another state capital and university town. The Florida delegation left impressed by what they saw and maybe a bit daunted by what it ...
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