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Gordon, Familant Join Baker Botts as Part of Expanded Life Sciences IP Initiative

Partners' Careers Focus on Biotech, Pharmaceutical Patents NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Gordon and Scott Familant, who have extensive experience in complex patent matters in the life sciences, joined Baker Botts L.L.P. January 5, 2009, as partners in the Intellectual Property De...

New Dual Wavelength X-ray Diffractometer From Oxford Diffraction, Now a Part of Varian, Inc., Allows Increased Throughput for Challenging Single Crystal Analyses

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) introduced its new dual wavelength X-ray diffractometer for the analysis of small molecules and proteins. The SuperNova(TM) is the first dual wavelength diffraction system to use entirely high intensity micro-so...

Fujifilm and the National Breast Cancer Foundation Provide Free Mammograms as Part of Images of Health Campaign

Hunter College offers women the gift of health this Mother's Day STAMFORD, Conn., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Every two minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer(1). In New York City alone, more than 5,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer annually and nearly 1,20...

Experts prove the geochemical origin of part of the CO2 emissions in semiarid climates

The implementation of the Kyoto Protocol has raised, among other pressing matters, the need of getting to know the annual levels of carbon in different earths ecosystems. Scientists connected with the CEAMA-Andalusian Centre for the Environment (University of Granada-Andalusian Council) are studyi...

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Part of Next Biotech Index

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, is, as of today, part of the newly created Next Biotech Index of NYSE Euronext. "We are pleased that NYSE Euronext has selected our compa...

Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Implements Additional Workforce Reduction as Part of Previously Announced Corporate Restructuring

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Inc. (Nasdaq: NSTK ) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to further reduce operating expenses and align the company's workforce with its strategic, business and clinical development re...

AGI Dermatics Clinical Data Identifies L-Ergothioneine as Part of Skin's Natural Antioxidant System

Clinical Data Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology FREEPORT, N.Y., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- New clinical research from AGI Dermatics indicates that L-Ergothioneine (EGT) and its natural receptor, OCTN- 1, are a natural part of th...

SDCRM Receives Highest Score in Three of Four Categories from CIRM on Part I of Major Facilities Grant Application

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SDCRM) today announced that it has received the highest score in three of four categories from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) on Part I of the Major Facilities Grant Application. ...

Pro Football Prospects Training at TEST Sports Clubs(TM) Use SURGEX(TM) as Part of Their Pre-Combine Training Regime

NCAA Football Players Currently in Training and Preparing for the NFL Combine Use SURGEX(TM) as part of their Training Program at TEST Sports Clubs(TM) BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Biotechnologies Inc., wholly-owned subsidia...

Response Genetics' CEO to Discuss Advances in Optimizing Therapy through Pharmacogenomics as Part of a Series of Presentations at AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

- Presentation to be Webcast as Part of AACR Virtual Meeting - LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX ) today announced that Kathleen Danenberg, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will give a presentation on the role of phar...

Dynamics of Wisconsins Real-Time Economy Part 3

This week a leading information technology publication named four traditional Wisconsin companies as the best places in America to work in IT. All four placed in the top 50 out of 100. Harley-Davison was ranked number 2, higher than MasterCard, Wal-Mart, Ford, and UPS. American Family Insurance was...

JohnLets Get Serious - Manufacturing is a critical part of the Wisconsin economy

Editor's Note: This is one of the many letters and e-mails that we received after running John Byrnes "Let's Get Serious" column on July 17, 2003. See below for other related articles. I read your article, Lets Get Serious, on the Wisconsin Technology Network webpage the week of Harley Davids...

Real-Time Economy: Part 2

Real-time thinking will grow our states economy Its a strategy, process and technology Wisconsins economy is very real. It reaches across the entire spectrum of local, state, national, and international borders. Real-time economies create new opportunities in the life sciences and informa...

Life Sciences: Wisconsin - The Smart Choice Part Two

Editors Note: The Wisconsin Technology Council has published the first-ever magazine about Wisconsins life sciences industry. The 24-page publication highlights the states research base, technology-transfer process, company creation, quality of life, key contacts and the I-Q Corridor that joins ...

WTN exclusive interview with Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council - Part 2

Editors note: Recently the Wisconsin Technology Network sat down with Tom Still, the president of the Wisconsin Technology Council , to discuss the basic tenets of the organization and initiatives Still and others are putting forth to help Wisconsins technology space grow. Read Part One. ...

Analog people in the Digital Revolution, part II

In my previous column, I started a discussion about what people are good for in the digital revolution. Theres a lot of blah, blah, blah out there about the complexity of current business and technical environments and the need for better judgment, greater flexibility, improved communication and mo...

Federal grant seminar coming to Chicago as part of SWIFT V Tour

The SWIFT V tour will visit Chicago during an eight-day multi-state, multi-agency federal outreach effort to educate people about federal grants. SWIFT V Tour brings together program managers from over 10 federal agencies to brief seminar participants on their agency's Small Business Innovatio...

Wisconsin Angel Network is part of states focus on entrepreneurship

Five years ago, it wasnt necessary to use terms such as entrepreneur, venture capital or knowledge worker when talking about the state economy. That was before the recession of 2000, the war on terror and other global trends fundamentally changed the Wisconsin landscape. Seemingly overnight, a stat...

Indian pharma delegation arrives in Chicago as part of multi-city tour

In 1966, film director Norman Jewison came out with the movie "The Russians Are Coming, the Russians are Coming" featuring Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters, Theodore Bikel and Tessie O'Shea. Though this film was a comedy, you have to remember its timing i...

Is outsourcing reaching its limits or simply pausing for breath? - Part II

In my last column, I reviewed some of the key findings of a study conducted by Deloitte Consulting of the experiences of 25 of the largest practitioners of outsourcing in the world. In this article, I discuss the findings from another study conducted by the consulting firm DiamondCluster of over ...

NimbleGen to be part of new cancer study

Madison, Wis. - A Madison company will participate newly funded research to map regulatory pathways in cancer. The company, NimbleGen Systems Inc., will participate in the research with a number of other groups that together have been approved for a National Cancer Institute grant that could ...

Wisconsin plant is part of NCR's global RFID initiative

Viroqua, Wis . -- A former paper converting plant in this southwestern Wisconsin community is part of the giant NCR Corp.'s push to become a major global player in radio frequency identification. The plant, part of NCR's Systemedia group, produces various types of labels and thermal transfer...

Winslow Sargeant: Stepping onto the train called Wisconsin - Part 1

Winslow Sargeant In 1975, I was a sophomore at Nauset Regional High School in Eastham, Massachusetts, an all-white school one mile from a beautiful north Atlantic beach. Winslow Sargeant, the keynote speaker at last week's Early Stage Symposium at Madison's Monona Terrace, was twelve, living...

Winslow Sargeant: Stepping onto the train called Wisconsin - Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two part interview. Read Part 1 . Winslow Sargeants combination of academic, commercial and government experience gives him rare insight into the world of entrepreneurship and risk. His memories of growing up in Dorchester remind him that to succeed at anything, tenacity is e...

IT outsourcing according to Tom Koulopoulos, part 1

Global consultant Tom Koulopoulos said at the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium this month that companies should identify information technology work they do that does not support their core competency and push it outside of the organization. As you might expect, a discussion of outsourcing versus doi...

IT outsourcing according to Tom Koulopoulos, part 2

After his keynote at the Fusion2006 CEO-CIO Symposium , WTN caught up with Tom Koulopoulos for more of his views on IT outsourcing and when it's a good idea. Read part one . WTN: You have spoken about outsourcing as a way of distributing the risk of development to other organizations. But doe...

Interview: Dr. William Yasnoff on health records, part 2

For this special issue of Wisconsin Technology Network, we asked William Yasnoff, founder of the eHealthTrust initiative, why his system can foster the adoption of electronic health records that today are fractured and limited. Read part 1 of this interview. William Yasnoff Yasnoff ...

CATI venture part of new tech-transfer strategy

R acine, Wis. - In the first partnership of its new joint-venture model, the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation will market and license 10 United States patents held by the Wayne, N.J.-based International Specialty Products . The joint venture model is seen by CATI as the next b...

Last ethanol article you'll ever need to read, Part II

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part opinion piece on ethanol. Read part one. M adison, Wis. - The environmental arguments surrounding ethanol are plentiful and confusing. There is some evidence that ethanol increases nitrous oxides and ozone. These studies were based on...

Microsoft to distribute $224M as part of settlement

Milwaukee, Wis. - A program authorized by the Circuit Court of Wisconsin in Milwaukee County has began to notify Wisconsin consumers and businesses that acquired Microsoft software over a 10-year period of Microsoft's intent to distribute nearly $224 million back to them as part of a proposed...

Securities compliance is part of raising capital

For most people, a natural biological response to the phrase securities law requirements is the formation of a thin, opaque film over the outside of the cornea wall, coupled with a dull look and slumping shoulders. To avoid this, I will do my best to stick to the essentials. As a result, however,...

Medical College part of $5M cancer study

Milwaukee, Wis. - The Medical College of Wisconsin has been selected to participate in a $5 million grant to study pain relief methods for patients with advanced cancer. In contrasting standard hospital care with the services of palliative care consultation teams, the study will seek to find...

Early Stage 7, Part I: Just what is an employee?

Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of articles on developing start-up companies in the technology or biotechnology sectors. The most recent article focused on business taxes. Madison, Wis. - Your entity is formed and you are ready to begin hiring workers. As discussed in the pr...

A Midwest passage to India, Part II

When I last left you, it was in the middle of a week's trip to India as part of an Illinois trade mission to open up a new trade office in that country. The initial part of the trip took me to Delhi (both New and Old), the ancient capitol of Agra (home to the Taj Mahal among other things). We the...

Stem cells get most attention, but they are only part of Wisconsin's bio-portfolio

Madison, Wis. - In retail terms, a loss leader is merchandise sold below cost in order to increase store traffic and sales of other items on the shelves. A store owner might lose a few bucks selling one heavily discounted gadget, but make up for it handsomely through other sales. Wisconsin's...

Visions, Part II: Preizler sees IT leading incremental health system change

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part interview with Marty Preizler, president and CEO of Physicians Plus Insurance Corp. In Part I , he provided an insurer's view of healthcare IT and patient data exchange. WTN : We hear a lot about interoperability of information technology sy...

Madison to receive funding as part of $60M solar energy program

New York, N.Y. - Madison and 12 other cities will share a $2.5 million allocation from the United States Department of Energy as part of the DOE's 2007 Solar America Cities initiative. Solar America Cities, which is part of a $60 million DOE solar energy program announced by DOE Secretary ...

Sciclone ALH 3000 Liquid Handler: Functional Characterization of the High Volume Head - Part 1: Plate-to-Plate Precision Testing

Geoffrey Grove, Susan Ryan and Ed Alderman Applied Science and Technology Department, Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., Hopkinton, MA 01748 Overview The High Volume Head is one of four multi-channel liquid handling options available for the Sciclone Advanced...

Improving an Integral Part of the Lab: Vacuum

PowerDry vacuum pumps; a solution for applications producing condensation Introduction Where gases with high moisture content must be evacuated during vacuum drying operations, condensate may collect in the vacuum pump head. Consequently, the pump may not perform ...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

... other risks and uncertainties that may impact forward-looking statements, see Schering-Plough's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including part II, Item 1A "Risk Factors" in the company's second quarter 2009 10-Q, filed July 24, 2009 and "Risk Factors" in the joint merger proxy/prospectus date...
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