Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs

Duke: $103M New Research Building

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Duke University is known as one of the largest research institutions in the nation after ranking 3rd in life science R&D last year and spending over $850M on it’s numerous projects.

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Tags: Duke, Duke Medical Plaza, Duke Cancer Center, Duke University, Duke University Health System, duke medicine, North Carolina

Duke $1B Research Market: Limited Spaces

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, May 11, 2016

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. would like to offer lab suppliers an opportunity to present their lab products at a market that was ranked 2nd in the nation by the NSF for life science funding in 2014.

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Tags: North Carolina, Raleigh-Durham, Research Funding, Durham, NC, Duke, New Leads, lab products, leads, 2016, BioResearch Product Faire™

Sell Lab Equipment at Duke: Lots of Funding Available

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Does $811,296,000 sound good to your lab supply company? 

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Tags: Lab Product show, Duke University, North Carolina, vendor show, Raleigh-Durham, Durham, NC, Duke

Meet with Hundreds of Scientists at the Duke BioResearch Product Faire™ in May

Posted by Laura Braden on Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Duke University, in the picturesque town of Durham, North Carolina, is a well-funded research institution that produces high amounts of life science research and publishes numerous influential articles each year. With millions of dollars of annual funding awarded to the institution to support ongoing research and help fund new projects, the Duke University research marketplace is continuously growing and expanding. 

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Tags: Duke University, North Carolina, Southern, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Durham, NC, Duke, Lab Product Sales Event, market lab products

Sell Lab Equipment at Duke University

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Oct 28, 2013

North Carolina is a profitable market for lab suppliers working to meet researchers and sell lab equipment in the Southeast, and Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. life science events in North Carolina are the perfect opportunity to get the word out on your lab products and services at Duke University. Our Duke BioResearch Product Faire™ Event will be held on May 8th, 2014. This popular event attracts hundreds of attendees with a wealth of research funding available to fund their day-to-day lab needs.

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Tags: 2014, 2013, sell lab equipment, Duke University, North Carolina, Duke

Market Your Life Science Products at UNC Chapel Hill

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Oct 25, 2013

Lab suppliers interested in marketing their life science products and working to sell lab equipment in North Carolina may want to take note of Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill life science events. Our Chapel Hill BioResearch Product Faire™ Event will take place on May 7th, 2014. In 2012, the Chapel Hill BioResearch Product Faire™ Event attracted 87 attendees. Of those who attended, 37 were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 15 were lab managers. The attendees came from 14 different research buildings and 25 departments across campus.

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Tags: 2013, sell lab equipment, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, UNC

$6.7M in Life Science Funding Awarded to UNC for Cancer Research

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, Sep 23, 2013

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center recently received $6.7 million from the NIH this year. On the NIH website, the project leader is listed as Henry Shelton Earp, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine and the Director of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. According to the UNC Chapel Hill webpage, Dr. Earp’s lab is focused on how signals from membrane receptors are transduced to nucleus altering cell shape, proliferation, differentiation and gene expression. The NIH RePORTER provides more information on the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Dr. Earp’s funding request abstract:

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Tags: 2013, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, UNC

New Life Science Funding Awarded to Duke: $13.8M NIH Grant

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Wed, Sep 18, 2013

A great deal of life science funding was awarded to Duke University on June 14th, 2013 when the NIH gave researchers $13.8 million to study the induction of protective B-cell responses to HIV-1. The study’s project leader, Barton Haynes, is Director of the Human Vaccine Institute in the Department of Medicine. According to the Duke University website, Dr. Haynes’s laboratory is interested in researching host innate and adaptive immune responses to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis (TB), and influenza so that they can understand better ways to make preventive vaccines against these three infectious diseases. The NIH RePORTER goes into more detail about the project receiving $13.8 million in NIH life science research funding:

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Tags: 2013, Duke University, North Carolina, Life Science Funding, Duke

Duke Received $410.9M in Philanthropic Gifts This Year

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Duke University’s Duke Forward program, a five-year, $3.25 billion fundraising campaign, has been going well this past year. Between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013, Duke University received $410.9 million in philanthropic contributions. According to a Duke University news article, this is the highest annual donations total in the university’s history.

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Tags: 2013, Duke University, North Carolina, Duke

UNC Chapel Hill Receives $3.5M NIH Award

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Tue, Aug 20, 2013

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently received a $3.5 million NIH award for their study “Gene Expression Patterns in Human Tumors Identified Using Transcript Sequencing.” The study is being led by Charles Perou, PhD. According to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill website, Dr. Perou is a distinguished professor of genomics at the university whose research interests include characterizing the biological diversity of human tumors using genomics, molecular genetics and cell biology.

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Tags: 2013, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NIH award, UNC

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