Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs

UCLA Science Solutions: $7.6M to Tumor Eradicating Stem Cells Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Cancer researchers at UCLA recently received a $7.6 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

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Tags: CA, Stem cell research, Los Angeles, LAVS, Funding, Stem Cell, new funding, 2016

Increase Scientific Product Sales in SoCal This Fall

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Laboratory product and equipment providers are invited to increase scientific sales in Southern California, by participating in a series of marketing events this fall. The early registration discount pricing is ending today, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 for three of our upcoming Southern California events which comprised over $2 billion spent on research and development last year:

UC Irvine BioResearch Product Faire™ Event – 10/18/16

- In 2014, the university received $340M in external research funding.
University of Southern California BioResearch Product Faire™ Event – 10/19/16
- In 2014, the university received $687M in research funding.

UC Los Angeles Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ – 10/20/16
- This university is nearly a $1 billion research marketplace.

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Tags: CA, University of California Los Angeles, University of Southern California, University of California Irvine, USC, Los Angeles, southern California, LAVS, UCLA, Irvine, UCI, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, 2016, West Coast

USC Scientific Sales: Largest Research Building on Campus in Progress

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Jul 19, 2016

The University of Southern California is expanding yet again thanks in part to a $10 million gift to the Keck School of Medicine for the new Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience. The 190,000 square foot building will be the largest building on campus and focus mainly on biomedical research.

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Tags: CA, Fall, USC New Science Building, USC, Los Angeles, Biotechnology, new Building, new research, Bioreseach, 2016

UCLA: Ranked 9th in the Nation for Life Science Research Funding

Posted by Jennifer Linard on Tue, May 31, 2016

Did you know that the University of California, Los Angeles has received an average of $1 billion towards research projects every year since 2009? With 290 medical research centers and institutions on campus, UCLA is a prime location to market lab products and services. 

(Image Courtesy of Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.) 

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Tags: CA, University of California Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles, southern California, LAVS, UCLA, life science research at UCLA, UC Los Angeles, 2016, UCLA research funding, West Coast

USC Researcher to Receive Honor for Helping the Blind See

Posted by Laura Braden on Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Technology is a field that is always changing, with researchers constantly looking for new ways to solve problems through innovative projects. Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., a professor from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering developed a product that can help people with retinitis pigmentosa, type of blindness, see, and is set to be honored with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, presented by President Barack Obama early this year.

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Tags: CA, University of Southern California, Southwest, USC, Los Angeles, 2016, BioResearch Product Faire, New technology, blindness, national medal of technology and innovation, retinitis pigmentosa

UCR Researcher Studies Insects to Improve Drone Behavior

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, Jun 26, 2015

A researcher at University of California, Riverside is studying insects to improve the behavior of scent-seeking drones.

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Tags: CA, Bioresearch, University of California Riverside, California, Los Angeles, 2015, life science research, BioResearch Product Faire Event, biotech, Riverside, UC Riverside, Southwest Region, UCR, entomology

USC Health Receives $50M Endowment and Bolsters $500M+ Research Market

Posted by Robert Larkin on Mon, May 04, 2015

keckAs a leading medical research institution, University of Southern California is home to hundreds of prominent scientists making advances in the field of neurology every day. To this end, USC Health Sciences Campus has received a $50M endowment from philanthropists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists Mark and Mary Stevens.  

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Tags: CA, Medical Center, Bioresearch, University of Southern California, Medical Research, USC New Science Building, California, USC, Los Angeles, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Research Funding, best lab supply tradeshows, best science tradeshows

UCLA uses Nanotechnology to Battle Pancreatic Cancer

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, May 01, 2015

Pancreatic cancer is a devastating disease with a five-year survival rate of only 5 percent, and which often goes undiagnosed until treatment options have become extremely limited.

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Tags: CA, University of California Los Angeles, cancer research, California, Los Angeles, Tradeshow tips, 2015, LAVS, UCLA, Biotechnology Vendor Showcase Event, tradeshow calendar

UCLA BioResearchers Develop Roadmap for Stem Cell Reprogramming

Posted by Robert Larkin on Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Much like planning a road trip, reprogramming human stem cells relies on developing a list of sequential actions, or a “roadmap” of sorts, after which it is little more complicated than following the prescribed directions. Without an accurate roadmap for the human stem cells, however, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles had to develop their own.

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Tags: CA, Stem Cells, Stem cell research, cancer research, Los Angeles, 2015, UCLA, BioResearch University, Biotechnology Vendor Showcase Event

UC Los Angeles Receives $7.1 million for Genetic Bioresearch

Posted by Robert Larkin on Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Southern California bioresearchers are getting more than just a dose of sunshine thanks to a boost in funding from the National Institute of Health. University of California, Los Angeles bioresearch is receiving $7.1 funding from the NIH for research in genetics. Researchers at UCLA, have been awarded $7.1 million as part of $28 million in NIH grants intended for the study of gene regulation. These awards emanate from the recently launched Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the 27 institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health.

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Tags: CA, University of California Los Angeles, Life Science Funding, Los Angeles, 2015, UCLA, Research Funding, Biotechnology Vendor Showcase, research grant, NIH grants

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