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2008 Kansas Day of Innovation Featuring the Fifth Annual Great Plains Capital Conference Scheduled for September

WICHITA, Kan., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Kansas Day of Innovation featuring the fifth annual Great Plains Capital Conference will be held in Wichita, Kansas, Thursday, September 4th, 2008 at the Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive. The conference sponsors are focused on providi...

Over and Under(R) Pericardium Covered Stent is now in use in England and Proves Great Deliverability

OR AKIVA, Israel, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITGI Medical, Ltd. (TASE: ITGI) announced today the first commercial use of the CE certified Over and Under(R) Pericardium Covered Stent (PCS) in the UK Over and Under(R) is a stent 100% covered with a heterologous tissue, designed to set a ...

GM Choice is Great News, But Wisconsins Economy Must Keep on Truckin to Prosper in a New Era

MADISON It was all cheers and high-fives in Janesville last week as General Motors announced it will continue to roll trucks off the citys GM assembly line, a decision that will keep high-wage manufacturing jobs in southern Wisconsin. The news that GM will invest $175 million in the Janesville ...

The Great Offshore Outsourcing Debate

A few weeks ago, I referred to offshore outsourcing as an issue du jour. I stand corrected. Its rapidly becoming an issue de lannee (an election year at that for America) due to slow job growth and increasing questions about the economic future of the U.S. Prominent voices along every point of the ...

Technology spurs great service, full service, and self-service.

The phrase full service used to mean a gas station where attendants would fill your tank, check your fluids, and clean your windshield. Today, it means that a bank provides you with a wide range of alternatives to seeing a local teller things like Internet banking, ATM card cards, and telephone-d...

Networking for your employer is great for building your personal Rolodex

Networking for yourself is important for building relationships that will carry into your personal and professional life. At the same time, its also important to focus on networking just for your employer. The relationships you build for your company will be ones you can carry with you from job ...

Milwaukee to host inaugural Great Lakes Agro-Security Symposium

MILWAUKEE - As many as 1,000 people are expected to gather here in November for a first-time symposium on practical ways to protect the nation's food supply. The gathering, Great Lakes Agro-Security Symposium , will draw public and private sector representatives from regional states and Canad...

Human stem cells called great opportunity for drug discovery

Madison, Wis. - While human stem cells offer potential therapeutic value -- an arena that has become politically overcharged, the more immediate benefit from research into such cells will likely come through their use in drug discovery. It's an area that for many years has been steeped in the ...

Norlight offers bonus for great IT referrals

Milwaukee, Wis. Norlight Telecommunications has adopted an unconventional approach to help recruit hard-to-find candidates for their growing number of technical jobs. The Wisconsin-based provider of customized integrated voice and data solutions for businesses has created an external referral ...

Secrets of a great demo

It shouldn't come as a surprise to know that I'm often asked to give advice on giving an effective product demonstration. There are, of course, a few basic rules of thumb that guide any product demo: Know your audience. Keep it simple. Be passionate about the product. Avoid hokey scena...

Daugherty becomes CTO of Great Lakes BioFuels

Madison, Wis. - Mark Daugherty, a long-time proponent of alternative energy, has joined the biodiesel producer Great Lakes BioFuels, LLC , as chief technology officer. "We are very pleased to have a partner with Mark's research track record and technology start-up expertise," said H. Tony Har...

Some great insights into the current Mergers & Acquisitions Market

CHICAGO - On June 19 and 20 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, about 130 people from various private equity, real estate, legal, engineering and due diligence providers gathered at the M&A Advisor conference to discuss many topics on the small and middle markets ($10 million to $1 billion) of finan...

2006: A great biotech financing year, unless you were going public!

Well folks, this is my last article of the year, and I have talked less about music this year than in years past, so my New Year's resolution for this column is bring back more music (hopefully something blue, rock, or folk-related). Part of the problem is that I simply have not gone to as many c...

Are you doomed to repeat the great software mistake?

The history of software development teaches an interesting lesson. In 1970, Dr. Winston Royce authored an article titled Managing the Development of Large Software Systems. Appearing in Proceedings, IEEE Wescon, the article gave birth to the waterfall development methodology that would plagu...

Combine High Yield, Great Accuracy and the Prevention of Carry-over Contamination by Using the Novel Expand High FidelityPLUS PCR System

Roche Applied Science pioneered the blending of thermostable DNA polymerases and the associated buffer systems. The well-known Expand High Fidelity and Expand Long Template PCR Systems were the first commercially availa...

Unique Enhanced DNA Polymerase Delivers High Fidelity and Great PCR Performance

Improve reliability of PCR reactions with Herculase enhanced DNA polymerase Michael Borns Holly Hogrefe Stratagene Stratagene recently released Herculase enhanced DNA polymerase,* , a novel enzyme formulation that provides superior performance in both routine and...

Growth spurts

...so, our in situ liquid cell TEM technique can be applied to other areas of research such as soft matter imaging and nanoparticle catalysis, and offers great potential for addressing many fundamental issues in materials science, chemistry and other fields of science." Says Dahmen, "From a microscopist's ...

Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

... ===== ===== Commenting on the financial results, Dr. Gregory Hahn, President and CEO, stated, "It is a great start for fiscal year 2010. First quarter revenues of $4.7 million, operating profit of 22% and net income of $969,000 further exemplify the benefits...

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...rward at least two key stages in the drug development process. "This work we are supporting at PharmatrophiX is truly revolutionary and shows great promise in preventing and treating this terrible disease," says Dr. Fillit. "And this all started with an idea from Frank Longo that many thought was ...

The Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market in Australia

...ts) and Tykerb (for advanced/metastatic breast cancer patients) are subsidized through the PBS. Nonetheless, innovative targeted therapies are showing great promise and are being touted as the future of breast cancer treatment. Combinations of these highly specific therapies with existing cytotoxic and hor...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...nd we are delighted to have MediSens in lab space that benefits from UCLA's great resources. "We hope that this technology will help to reduce the large n...ents and in at-home care environments," Sarrafzadeh said. "We anticipate great success for MediSens as it continues to develop products based on the conve...

Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

...enter for Disease Control (CDC), and undertaken by Beijing CDC. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) are paying great attention to this clinical trial. Deputy Director General of MOH Disease Control Department, Donglou Xiao, Director of SFDA Registration Section, Wei ...

AEterna Zentaris Partner, Keryx, Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine (KRX-0401) for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

...ted about perifosine moving forward into a Phase 3 trial. This represents a major milestone in our oncology drug development strategy which could hold great promise for patients with multiple myeloma." About the Phase 3 Trial Design The Phase 3 trial is a randomized (1:1), double-blind trial comp...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

...well even with erratic and low rainfall, still giving assured returns is of great significance. And that two new biodiesel trees shall be introduced to the t...r Training Mr. S.S. Mishra said "Jatrophaworld Training Programme is a great place to become educated on the many sustainable feedstocks for building a ...

America's Organic Home-Fueling Movement Begins in Los Angeles

...cluded actors Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt , Frances Fisher and Corey Feldman; Hollywood producers Marshall Herskovitz and Jon Sheinberg ; football great Chuck Muncie; visionary Tom Quinn; and ethanol pioneer Floyd Butterfield. The E-Fuel MicroFueler system is a model for energy sustainability. It p...

Debiopharm and MSM Protein Technologies Sign Agreement for Research and Development of Debio 0929, a Novel Oncology Biologic

...mented: "This is a very exciting transaction for MSM. We are working with a great partner, on a very exciting and valuable target and we have the chance to l...ogy and our team to work with a company of Debiopharm's caliber. There is a great need in targeting of GPCRs with functionally active, high quality and poten...

Video: New Way RA(TM) Talk Show Premieres Online for People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

...s, friends and the activities that they once enjoyed prior to the onset of their symptoms," said Dr. Hayes Wilson. "A program like New Way RA offers great expert advice and information for people living with RA to learn more about themselves and their disease, empowering them to reengage with people, int...

NPL and University of Surrey sign £10m deal

...he KTA represents a fantastic opportunity to expand the already successful partnerships developed by the University and most importantly it will be of great benefit in helping create business opportunities in these difficult times. Surrey developed the laser diode that is used in CD and DVD players world w...

Seasoned Dermatologist Nissan Pilest of Irvine, CA, Joins SDS Clinical Trials as Clinical Investigator for Dermatology Division

...tuated to be able to select a true cross section of patients who may qualify for the various clinical trials launched through SDS. "This is a great opportunity not only for me, but for my patients," said Dr. Pilest. "To be among the first to benefit from the newest drug and devise resear...

Microban Partners With YogaDirect.com to Launch Yoga Mats With Zinc Antimicrobial Technology

...ect.com is the largest direct importer and manufacturer of quality yoga equipment in the United States. Since launching in 1999, YogaDirect has taken great pride in its outstanding customer service, 100% satisfaction money back guarantee policy, low prices, and high quality. For more information, please ...

GreenHouse Debuts the World's First E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM in Los Angeles

... Basketball great Shaquille O'Neal, Green Celebrities and Other Investors to Attend July 30 ...he E-Fuel MicroFueler will be made in Pacific Palisades, CA with basketball great Shaquille O'Neal, green industry leaders, and investors in attendance. ...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

...ional locations worldwide, minimizing the time participants will have to spend away from their practices. "Advanced professional training is in great demand and our ability to meet this need is vital to supporting our customers," noted Audrey Beckman, Senior Vice President, Zimmer Institute. "We rec...

PacificGMP and USC to Collaborate on Recombinant Protein Development and Manufacturing for Phase 1 Clinical Trial

...s such as DEB," said Leigh N. Pierce, President of PacificGMP. "It gives us great pride to work with a team so determined to develop treatments for this rare... disease." "We appreciate the PacificGMP team's understanding of the great medical need for treatments for DEB and, since the work is primarily funded...

World Renowned Scientists Gather to Share Latest Information on Answer to Wildlife Reproductive Fertility Control

... FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the United States and other nations including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, great Britain, Myanmar, the Philippines and Indonesia are meeting Saturday through Wednesday, July 25 through 29, 2009 at Flagstaff's Radisson Woodlands Hot...

Spectrum Announces Fetal Bovine Serum Product Line

... Product Manager at Spectrum. He adds, "We are committed to increasing our profile in the life sciences and biotechnology markets and now have a great foundation on which to build". About Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory Products Founded in 1971, Spectrum Chemicals & Laboratory ...

Genetically engineered bacteria compute the route

... be. We used synthetic biology to solve mathematical problems; others find applications in medicine, energy and the environment. Synthetic biology has great potential in the real world." According to Dr. Eckdahl, the corresponding author of the article, synthetic biology affords a new opportunity for mu...

Video of EpiDerm Skin Irritation Test (SIT) Method Now Available

... blind validation trial among four EU and US-based laboratories. Dr. Kandarova noted, "The video format permits MatTek to demonstrate the procedure in great detail allowing for better understanding and faster implementation by lab personnel who are new to this type of non-animal test method." John...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

... Novartis, Merck, AstraZeneca, Roche and Takeda have injected billions of dollars into this novel technology and further fueled the enthusiasm for the great promise of siRNA therapeutic development. There are more than a dozen clinical trials currently ongoing for various types of therapeutic applications....

Biomodels Expands Efforts in Cancer Supportive Care, Pulmonary Fibrosis; Preclinical Research Organization Names Dr. Stephen T. Sonis as Partner

...d pharmaceutical interventions. "Few people have the opportunity to help take a molecule from inception to patients, especially patients with great clinical need," Dr. Sonis said. "Biomodels' success in assisting industry to make the transition from test tube to the clinic as smoothly, quickly, s...

Junying Yu, Leading Stem Cell Researcher, Joins Cellular Dynamics International

...ng could have gone anywhere, but she chose CDI, an endorsement of which I am proud. I have always been optimistic in CDI's success, however now I have great confidence. If Junying takes on a project, it succeeds." About Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. Cellular Dynamics Internation...
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