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Albert Einstein College of Medicine Receives $25-Million Gift to Support Stem Cell and Epigenomic Research and Clinical Skills Training

Gift is among largest in the College's history BRONX, N.Y., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University today announced that it has received a major gift of $25 million -- one of the largest in the College's 53-year history -- from Ruth L. ...

Choice of next UW president comes down to matching skills with the challenge

MADISON Heres how a truthful employment ad for the job of University of Wisconsin President might have read: HELP WANTED Major Midwest university system seeks a chief executive officer who can multi-task and keep the following groups happy: Board of Regents, professors, academic staff, studen...

Is America prepared to win the global skills race?

Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank, is famous for, among other things, saying things no one understands (and sounding smart doing it). Recently however, he managed to speak quite plainly (by Greenspan standards) about the skills problem that now exists within the American workfo...

Hone your pre-interview skills or you may lose that tech job

We interviewed a sharp young man at our office just recently and we didn't hire him. It was a shame. Though we liked him a lot, he failed a big test when he came to the interview: "Tell us what you know about our organization," we said. He said: "Though I don't know too much just now, I am exc...

Improve your networking skills by learning from other professionals

Without effective and proper networking techniques, you may not be maximizing your time while attending events or when reaching out to other professionals. While people have their own networking style that works for them, it may not work for others. You need to do what works best for you and you...

Tech Council online feature will help match job seekers to skills needed

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Technology Council has teamed with JobSightUSA , a top-ranked winner in the 2005 Governor's Business Plan Contest, to match job seekers with positions based on specific "skill sets" rather than job titles. JobSightUSA helps companies that are considering locating...

New UW master's program ramps up to fill demand for biotech skills

Madison, Wis. The second-ever group of Master of Science in Biotechnology students will walk across the stage for their diplomas at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this weekend. For the past two years they've worked closely within a group of 20 classmates, up from last year's pilot class o...

Wisconsin Rapids firm will challenge student security skills

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Cyber Defense Agency, an information security consulting firm headquartered here with offices in several other states, said it has been chosen to challenge eight student teams in an Illinois security contest. "Cyber attacks are increasing in complexity and sophisticatio...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... imported oil and curtail greenhouse gas emissions will require significant scientific advances. These centers will mobilize the enormous talents and skills of our nation's scientific workforce in pursuit of the breakthroughs that are essential to expand the use of clean and renewable energy." Of the $3...

Growth spurts

... Berkeley Lab's National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM), led a team of experts in nanocrystal growth and electron microscopy who combined their skills to observe the dynamic growth of colloidal platinum nanocrystals in solution with subnanometer resolution. Their results showed that while some crysta...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...nsibilities include sales, marketing and supply chain operations. "Scott Byrd brings a wealth of innovative commercial and executive leadership skills to Cadence," said Ted Schroeder, President and CEO of Cadence. "His current focus is on bringing together an experienced commercial leadership team wi...

PDI Appoints Gerald P. Belle as Lead Independent Director

...ure with PDI," stated John P. Dugan, Chairman of the Board of PDI, Inc. "In his expanded role, we believe Jerry's experience, knowledge and leadership skills will further enhance the Company's corporate governance structure. We look forward to his continuing contributions." "I am delighted to accept...

Laureate Pharma Appoints Daniel E. Leone as Vice President of Business Development

...ience in contract manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals. His capabilities include strong leadership, and strategic and organizational skills that have produced positive results in early stage and mature businesses." Most recently Dan served as Executive Director of Contract Manufact...

Novavax Announces Appointment of John J. Trizzino as Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances

...an important new position for our Company and is reflective of the continued evolution of Novavax in the vaccine space. John brings a unique blend of skills in vaccine product positioning strategy, government relations, and commercial markets to augment our existing management team to capitalize on the new...

Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Opens Miami Real Estate Brokerage for International Luxury Miami Beach Condo Buyers From Distressed Sellers

...ned legal and real estate broker service allows buyers to comfortably simplify their transaction and securely submit their purchase offers using his skills as a real estate broker as well as his experience as a Florida Bar Certified real estate attorney , which is the highest level of expertise recognize...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

...or memory; stability once a motor memory is consolidated it is difficult to change, rapid recall upon demand, and resistance to interference when new skills are learned. All three elements were demonstrated by the macaques in the UC Berkeley study. To test resistance to interference, the researchers pr...

Sparta Systems' TrackWise(R) Solution Delivers Workforce Training and Learning Initiatives for Cangene Corporation

... regulatory purposes. Management and employees have the ability to map out individual growth paths as they progress within the company and to develop skills that will serve them and Cangene in the years to come." Cangene's implementation of TrackWise software as a training tool was honored with a...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

... is a weapon, and just like an army invests in tanks and planes, the army must also invest in information weapons. The army must develop abilities and skills that are not always considered as an intrinsic part of its activities such as computer games, culture products, video clips, and television programs....

Dr. Daniel Ronel Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...thwest and is not available at all physician offices. Dr. Ronel is one of the company trained and select few company sponsored physicians who has the skills and experience needed to administer the product. Elizabeth Ferrell, a patient of Dr. Ronel's said, "Artefill was the logical choice for me --...

Shanghai ChemPartner and Agios Expand Integrated Drug Discovery Research Collaboration

...siveness," said Michael Su, Vice President of Drug Discovery, Agios Pharmaceuticals. "ChemPartners' flexibility, scientific expertise, problem-solving skills as well as its comprehensive and integrated service platform have made them an invaluable partner in our continuing leadership strategy of the excitin...

Novel handheld device detects anthrax with outstanding accuracy and reliability

... Executive Officer of Veritide. "Even better, these extraordinary results were generated by a small portable handheld system that requires no special skills or training to operate and that can produce a result within minutes, enabling first responders to rapidly determine whether the situation is a nuisanc...

Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders Reports Need for Increasing Awareness of Eating Disorders in Males

...adequate." At ReddStone, Boys remain in treatment for 60 days - the minimum amount of time required for eating disorder behaviors to stop and new skills to be acquired. Each boy has a team of professionals, who not only treat the eating disorder, but address co-occurring issues such as depression, anx...

WuXi PharmaTech Named a Top Ten Chinese Outsourcing Enterprise

...his recognition by the Ministry of Commerce," said Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech. "Outsourcing benefits not only China by tapping the skills and talents of our country's productive workforce, but also benefits countries around the world with high-quality, cost-effective products and service...

Independent U.S. Study Confirms Veritide's Ceeker(TM) Handheld Device Detects Anthrax With Outstanding Accuracy and Reliability

... Executive Officer of Veritide. "Even better, these extraordinary results were generated by a small portable handheld system that requires no special skills or training to operate and that can produce a result within minutes, enabling first responders to rapidly determine whether the situation is a nuisanc...

Paulo F. Costa Joins MacroGenics Board of Directors

...ckground to work with the management team at MacroGenics as the company matures toward commercializing its pipeline of product candidates. His proven skills in operations and commercialization will be a tremendous asset to MacroGenics," commented Scott Koenig, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO. "I am exc...

Calvert Research Licenses Novel Technology to Treat Age Related Macular Degeneration from Tulane University

...f the planet we live on. By analyzing how emerging discoveries and current trends will affect future global needs, we position resources and apply our skills to meet them. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/06/prweb2512974.htm . ...

Cequent Names F. Stephen Laroux, Ph.D., Director, Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases

...irst four targets, and all have exhibited significant efficacy. This is a testament to the promise of our tk RNAi technology -- but also to Stephen's skills and tenacity in both study design and execution. Thanks to his leadership and hard work we are now positioned to file two IND (investigational new dru...

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

...e Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies, which provides high school students with academically rigorous 21st century learning experiences, and Driving skills for Life, a teen-focused auto safety initiative. The Ford Volunteer Corps, established in 2005, continues Ford's legacy of caring worldwide. Through t...

LASIK and Vision Correction Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Achieve Top Awards at ASCRS Meeting

...Video Cases for the Young Surgeon," the "Limbal Relaxing Incision skills Transfer Course," as well as for another course, "Cornea and Ante... to advance the art and science of ophthalmic surgery and the knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgeons. It does so by providing clinical and practice manag...

Poxel SAS Set up to Find Innovative Solutions for Metabolic Diseases Management

...ono diabetes franchise from Research to Clinical & Commercialization. They have a proven track record in the pharmaceutical industry and extensive skills both in project management and technical expertise. The whole management team has an integrated strategic and operational view of the product value ch...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

... is a weapon, and just like an army invests in tanks and planes, the army must also invest in information weapons. The army must develop abilities and skills that are not always considered as an intrinsic part of its activities such as computer games, culture products, video clips, and television programs....

Leaders in Health Literacy Recognized by the Partnership for Clear Health Communication at the National Patient Safety Foundation

...he US and abroad. Her collective body of work is evident of a deep and abiding commitment to providing low literacy populations with the knowledge and skills needed to better navigate the health care system. "The thought-leadership and research efforts of this year's Health Literacy Award recipients h...

Biomedical Sciences Companies Expanding in Asia Invested More Than US$500 Million in Singapore

...oard's PREP-UP initiative. Under these programmes, the Singapore Government will co-share the cost of wages and training with companies to upgrade the skills of their technical and engineering workforce, thus ensuring that they are fully prepared for the eventual economic upturn. About Singapore Eco...

Follica Appoints Drug Development and Dermatology Veteran, William D. Ju, as Chief Executive Officer

...hrilled to welcome Bill Ju as the CEO of Follica. He brings the ideal blend of dermatology and drug development experience, creativity and leadership skills to Follica in this next exciting phase of development," stated Ms. Zohar. Dr. Ju is a board-certified dermatologist who has 17 years of biopharma...

Roche Announces Long-Term Commitment to Tackle Growing Epidemic of Diabetes

...oward this initiative and will continue to do so." Roche's Behavior Change through Patient Engagement program offers: Coaching skills for healthcare professionals to help achieve breakthroughs in engagement of patients; Free patient education programs to help adults, children...

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools

...ductory biology at LSU , and helps them learn the skills required to succeed. "Course failure is cost...needed for new students to learn and implement the skills required to meet the expectations of college cours...am, students are required to demonstrate essential skills and knowledge with built-in opportunities for self...

Medical Simulation Corporation to Introduce Central Line Management Program at the National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition

...tral lines and recognizing complications associated with central lines. The skills simulation allows physicians and providers to practice central venous acces...ne Management Program allows healthcare providers to improve their teamwork skills as they work in their individual roles, and have the opportunity to swap ro...

A Global View: NanoLogix Creates Science Advisory Board

...ofessor and Director of Research, Department of Urology, Saint Vincent's Hospital and New York Medical College , Manhattan. Dr. Dorai has broad based skills in the fields of microbiology, immunology, biochemistry and molecular biology. As a professor and researcher at numerous institutes in India, Los Ang...

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

...eight Career and Technical Student Organizations; and other organizations such as the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council, which focuses on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation's production workers. Perkins hasn't received an increase in funding since 2002, and funding has actually dec...

The Arcas Group Appoints Executive Vice President

...Terwindt previously served as President of Imedex, Inc. "Stefan is an experienced executive who brings great marketing insight, relationships and skills to our company," said Founder and President Jan Heybroek. "I am very pleased that he has joined Arcas to drive the growth of our company." "It i...
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