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

...human embryonic stem (hES) cells in their proliferative and developmental potential, but they avoid the controversial and ethical concerns surrounding hes cells. Considered a significant scientific breakthrough, iPS cells additionally enable the creation of stem cells from any individual. However in t...

Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research Releases New White Paper, 'Catalyst for Cures: Embryonic Stem Cell Research'

...ison, University of Michigan . Biotech firms are revving up, focused on toxicity screening and drug development. A few are aggressively pursuing hes cell-based therapies. Big Pharma is also beginning to invest in stem cells. "Embryonic stem cells are a source of cells for predictive toxicology and ...

Gleevec Receives FDA Priority Review as First Therapy to Reduce Recurrence of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors After Surgery

...lysis or FISH demonstration of CHIC2 allele deletion) and for patients with hes and/or CEL who are FIP1L1-PDGFR alpha fusion kinase-negative or unknown; ad... intracranial pressure, papilledema, and GI perforation. In patients with hes and cardiac involvement, cases of cardiogenic shock/left ventricular dysfun...

BioTime, Inc. and Embryome Sciences, Inc. Sign Agreement With International Stem Cell Corporation to Provide Unique Human Stem Cell Lines for Research Use

...y have focused on the therapeutic opportunities of hes cells, and the generous $3 billion of funding prov...d to manufacture ESpyTM cell lines (derivatives of hes cells that send beacons of light in response to th...nfertilized human eggs and technology and approved hes cell lines licensed from the Wisconsin Alumni Rese...

Novocell Reports Successful Use of Stem Cells to Generate Insulin in Mice

...es evidence supporting the potential future use of hes cells to replace insulin-producing pancreatic cell...demonstrated a process that successfully engineers hes cells into specific cells necessary for pancreas f...ur data provide the first compelling evidence that hes cells can serve as a renewable source of functiona...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

... in the green, rolling hills and farmlands around Lexington, Kentucky, Darrell Taulbee can be found mixing up a batch of his homegrown fertilizer. But hes not looking to grow a better Big Boy or distill a smoother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Scien...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

... in the green, rolling hills and farmlands around Lexington, Kentucky, Darrell Taulbee can be found mixing up a batch of his homegrown fertilizer. But hes not looking to grow a better Big Boy or distill a smoother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Scien...

Lowering the fear factor for entrepreneurs, intra-preneurs

...and large, irrational exuberance in an innovator is a good thing. Sheldon said that in his worldwide business travels, Wisconsin is the only place hes ever encountered the term career risk. Thats a deep cultural thread we have in Wisconsin thats not particularly productive for entrepreneurs, Shel...

Better living through software
Carlos de la Huerga turns burning ideas into burgeoning technology

... MEQUON, WI. - Carlos de la Huerga is having fun again. And hes doing it in an area that others have learned to hate. Eight years after...t one aficionado of the patent process thinks he just might have something. hes put together a very nice tool, said Carl Gulbrandsen, managing director of ...

Advanced Life Sciences to Hit the Road For $30 Million in Funding

...search ) grants, Advanced Life Sciences hasnt successfully pushed a single drug through full FDA approval and into commercialization. Thats not to say hes not en route. Calanolide A Advanced Life Sciences currently has three top drug prospects. The first and furthest along is called Calanolide ...

Cray Rides Again

...smetic surgeonsand with much more plausible results. He worked on the back end of the Cray-1 project, doing design verification during production. Now hes overseeing the marriage of the old and the new, a marriage that has spawned a machine that can perform at 800 gigaflops (800 billion calculations per ...

Unwrapping Political Perks for the Holidays

...o has everything and nothing? George has been co-chairman of the Legislatures finance committee and a candidate for governor and U.S. Senate, but now hes been recalled from office and must deal with allegations that he enriched himself through abuse of public authority and employees. George is a lawyer....

Who is this Adam Bock Person, Anyway?

...ientist to understand the opportunity. I am a rocket scientist. Adam Bock is married to Lynn Hyland; they are expecting their first child in July. hes a founding member of the Wolf Pack, a lapsed rock climber, an amateur gardener, and a wannabe writer. Adam is Treasurer of the UW-Madison Hoofer Saili...

In 2004, Can Wisconsins Economy Keep Pace with the National Recovery?

...st in 2004. Administration Secretary Marc Marotta, whose agency follows revenue trends closely because every blip can affect the state budget, said hes confident the economy is improving. The only major sectors where Wisconsin lags behind the U.S. average in creating jobs right now are construction an...

The CEO Crisis

...ng words indeed. The fact that they come from someone like Drucker the father of management science - make them all the more alarming. Unfortunately, hes not exaggerating. Heres some data that supports his case. The October 11, 2003 issue of the Economist states, "In 1980, the average pay for the CEOs o...

Putting spam back in the can wont be all that easy

...uly cares about me. He often sends me stock tips. Brittney cares, too. She passes along ideas for how to buy prescription drugs on the cheap. Octavio? hes my main man when it comes to debt reduction. Ursula seems more interested in enlargement. These are just a few of the names that pop up in the From...

The Creative Class from my perspective

...s are gunning for Rich because theyre jealous that hes become a rock star who can afford better suits tha... cat-fight, er, academic debate. Ive asked Rich if hes willing to do it and he said hes in. Ill see Joel in a couple weeks when he speaks ...

Part 3 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement

...very common in project management. Eli Goldratt has been described by Fortune Magazine as a "guru to industry" and by Business Week as a "genius." hes an Israel-born business visionary and author of eight books including Critical Chain (1997, The North River Press), which applies TOC to project manag...

Lord of the Rings visual effects creator talks about entrepreneurial experiences

... new technology, Rygiel said of the directors efforts. Id think to myself, hes insane how does he expect us to do this? And then half an hour later I think hes a genius. Rygiel concluded by telling the audience of his next entrepren...

HHS official addresses industry concerns on Federal Health Architecture

...tly after Bushs order, Thompson appointed David Brailer to the position, a sign that the government is working quickly, Heuer said. You know Tommy, hes always pushing to get things done, she said. Brailer, who was a physician before taking the position, will present a strategic framework at the Na...

Dividing stem cells along partisan lines isnt a good experiment

...dge, separating people into partisan camps from which there is no escape before November. Meanwhile, Bush himself is being backed into a corner. If hes re-elected, will he be able to rethink current federal funding policies without appearing to have caved into Democratic demands? The nation needs a...

How to thwart the dont-be-right Midwest technology boss

.... One thing about my dont-be-right boss was his hes only running bit. Here's how that one worked. Y...he wrong-to-be-right boss would say: "Chuck Smith? hes only the leading guy in the [blah blah blah]." It ...?" Another person would say: "Gary? You mean Gary? hes only the [blah blah blah]." It got to be a joke...

Advertising ambassador explains the reinvention of marketing

...sident of marketing he created one of BMGs first Web sites; and Yoyodyne, a direct marketing promotion company that was ultimately purchased by Yahoo. hes also credited with developing the soft-drink brand Mello Yello for the Coca-Cola Company. An energetic speaker, Shereshewsky sprinkled references t...

MATC faces demand for less paper and more integration

...president to bring information technology closer to the executive management of the college. David is the first person to fill that position. While hes always been interested in education and teaching, most of his career has been in private industry with experience at Rockwell Automation, Plexus Corpo...

CIO of CUNA Mutual Group talks on business-IT fusion

...rives up to Madison every day. It doesnt seem like a big deal for Rick, and hes still mildly surprised when people see the drive between the two cities as ...ling and is pretty sure hed be happy in an alternate career there. Not that hes contemplating sailing off to a new job. When asked about high points of his...

What to do when dining with a Jive Turkey technology job candidate

...t. Around the time of the entre I finally get him to talk about his work. He has accomplishments. Its hard to pin him down. He has done this and that. hes very breezy. Im not impressed so far. Still, Im hanging in there. Around the time the entrees arrive, Jacks cell phone rings. He answers it. On the...

Could Tommy Thompsons next stop be Transportation, Homeland Security, or the private sector?

...fter President Bush was first elected in 2000, and hes repeatedly indicated he is a short-timer includin...nows how to work with state and local governments. hes traveled the world extensively as HHS secretary, a...public sector, Thompson may be ready for a change. hes never amassed a fortune during his years in the Le...

Stem-cell patent holders view of the California challenge

...s Thomson, the first person to isolate and culture hes cells, is a University of Wisconsin-Madison resear... Thomson team that will analyze gene expression of hes cells and of specific cell lineages derived from hes cells using gene chip arrays produced by NimbleGen...

OpGen recruits CEO to further gene-mapping business

...pe he continues to do the same here, said David Schwartz , one of OpGens founders and a professor of genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. hes the first new CEO weve had in a while, and we expect hell do a great job. Shaws management experience includes serving as president of Bank On A C...

American Family CIO takes entrepreneurial approach to innovation

...ition to regular meetings with his direct reports, hes committed to meeting individually with all the man...ing tools to the next generation of technologists. hes justifiably proud of partnerships with UW-Whitewat...cument management is something he follows closely. hes also very interested in advances in automated work...

More electronic gadgets, more miscommunication

...g it. My attitude is the caller will leave me a voice mail if its really important. By now youre probably thinking this guy isnt just a technophobe hes outright antisocial. But Im really not a misanthrope - it just seems to me that electronic gadgets and tools too often get in the way of communication...

An early Christmas gift

...land on the JBuilder team. Berik wanted to make it not just possible but dirt simple for Web site builders to add interactive features to their pages. hes achieved that goal and made the Pasties easy to buy. You can sign on for a free trial, and if the applets work for you, you can become a member for $2...

Angel groups in Chicagoland beginning to sprout

...nsors. Keiretsu has the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw and Bio-Angels has Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman. While Kirschner is seeking these kinds of sponsors, hes also looking for other kinds of sponsors (i.e. not just the law firms). Heartlands Web site is chock full of good information for an aspiring start...

What to do when your tech employer doesnt know what you do

...explaining your projects step by step). After all, your boss is the client. hes paying the bills. Your manager may tread lightly with you and give you a wide berth because hes intimidated by his lack of technical knowledge. If the chips should be down...

Is Rayovac IT Nirvana? An exclusive interview with Rick Dempsey, VP of IT

...ions attracting talent from outside the region. Rick came from the South so hes got a certain empathy for reactions to Wisconsins winters, for example. Gro...logy as a way of getting into business. His training is in business, though hes come up through technology at Monsanto and other companies and learned the ...

Can you keep ahead of progress? An exclusive interview with Rick Smith of iNoc

...? Well, when Rick talks about capacity planning hes not talking about the servers and the bandwidth. hes talking about the people, and its much more than j...t do both of those kinds of capacity planning, but hes also investing significant effort in capability pl...

Action now can help avoid the coming shortage of math and science grads

...ird year of math and science to high school graduation requirements so that state students are better prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. hes right about the nature of the problem. While children in other nations bone up on math and science, American students shy away from those courses for ...

Keep your tech employees happy

...s in the tech-creative zone in order to force him into a mandatory all-employee health-plan-update meeting. Give him the information online, and if hes interested, he will read it. Dont pull him into every marketing meeting that is scheduled (unless he wants to be there). The biggest part of your o...

Interview: New commerce secretary wants to keep momentum on jobs and business programs

...even when theyre accessible, do people know about them? Does [a small business person in Stevens Point] know what tools are available to help him when hes looking at how to compete? Im going to add a fourth: Are the programs effective? And are we keeping track of what works and what doesnt work and ch...

How to tackle the divide between techies and non-techies at work

...e take by techies if youve ever dealt with the stereotypical corporate IT guy. This is the guy (a unisex term in this column) who shows up hours after hes expected, shows absolute disdain for your novice description of your problem and never fails to deliver a lecture on what youre doing wrong. The le...
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