Are you associated with a science supply company with products and technologies you would like to market to active life science researchers? If so, consider attending the 16th annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Alabama, Birmingham in November 2015.
This event gives Birmingham researchers, purchasing agents, lab managers, and anyone else involved in research the opportunity to find the best new products that they can use in their labs to help move their research forward.
At last years event, a total of 306 researchers attended, of which 83 were professors, post docs and purchasing agents, 46 were lab managers, and the rest were research associates and postgraduate students. These 306 attendees came from 24 different research buildings on campus and 32 on-campus departments.
Departments that are invited to the upcoming 2015 event:
- Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
- Cell, Development, and Integrative Biology
- Phramacology and Toxicology
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
View the 2014 event photo gallery to see more event pictures.
The University of Alabama, Birmingham is a highly funded public research institution that receives millions of dollars annually from different public and private organizations in the form of grants, awards, and donations. Consider these current funding stats:
- In the 2012 fiscal year, the University of Alabama, Birmingham received $419,424,000 in total life science R&D expenditures from the National Science Foundation.
- The University of Alabama, Birmingham received $214,516,422 in total NIH funding in the 2014 fiscal year.
- A $5.6 million grant renewal has been allocated to UC San Diego and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Medicine in order to expand research in Kidney failure.
- The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $4.6 million NIH life science research funding grant for the school’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
- An award of $1.81 million was granted to the University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Optometry to further photoreceptor research.
The departments that had the most attendees in 2014 were also some of the departments that received the most funding from the NIH in 2014:
- Medicine and Internal Medicine - Received 127 awards totaling $70,058,614
- Pathology - Received 37 awards totaling $11,167,114
- Anatomy and Cell Biology - Received 31 awards totaling $9,409,234
All this research funding helps researchers at this world-class institution perform numerous diverse life science research projects.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BIRMINGHAM RESEARCH MARKETPLACE:
If you are with a lab supply company or if you are a researcher in Birmingham, visit the appropriate link below to learn more about participating in this event. You can also enter to win a free exhibit space and get more funding information at the provided links. We'll see you in Alabama in November, 2015!