Science Market Update

UNR Researcher Nets nearly $1.5M for Infectious Disease Diagnostics

Posted by Robert Larkin on Tue, Mar 31, 2015

The Ebola virus is a terrifying disease that, while typically confined to certain parts of Africa, has gained worldwide attention due to its recent proliferation. According to the Center for Disease Control, there have been nearly 25,000 cases of Ebola virus reported throughout multiple countries in the last year alone. (source: CDC.gov)

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Tags: infectious diseases, University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Front Line Event, Research Funding, NV, Reno, NIH funding

UNR Receives $10M from NIH for Brain Research

Posted by Robert Larkin on Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are able to peer deeper into the mysteries of the brain thanks to a recent grant from the National Institutes of Health.

A $10 million grant was given to the Reno research institution by the NIH to help expand the University’s neuroscience research and capabilities using advanced functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI).

In partnership with the Renown Regional Medical Center, UNR researchers will scan healthy and impaired brains in order to more fully understand its myriad functions.

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Tags: UNR, Nevada, brain research, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Research Funding, NV, lab equipment, NIH grant

Connect with Researchers at University of Nevada, Reno Life Science Event

Posted by Zoeie Maddock on Wed, Feb 19, 2014

Lab suppliers and biotechnology vendors in Nevada are invited to attend Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.'s annual Reno BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Nevada on June 2nd, 2014. Life science marketing events at leading research institutions are a great way to generate laboratory sales leads, and our trade show attendees know that a Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. event will introduce them to a number of life science solutions to problems they encounter in the lab.

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Tags: 2014, University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, Southwest, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Front Line, Reno, Pennington Health Sciences

New $10 Million COBRE Grant For UNR Neuroscience Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Dec 13, 2012

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Tags: biomedical research, 2012 Research Funding, University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, 2012, Neuroscience, Front Line event, NV, Reno, Biomedical Research Funding

New Research Labs on Campus at the University of Nevada in Reno

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Mar 22, 2012

New research labs and buildings are appearing on-campus at the University of Nevada, Reno.  Recently construction was completed on a building that will be a hub for science research.  The Pennington Health and Science Building is standout among other research buildings on campus, with over 59,000 square feet of laboratory, classroom and office space. Here are some quick highlight points on one of Nevada's most cutting edge research facilities. 

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Tags: New research facilities, new science wet labs, University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, Southwest, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Front Line event

Tomorrow's Brilliant Laboratory Scientists Rock iGEM Synthetic Biology Competition

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Nov 08, 2011

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Tags: University of California Davis, MIT, cell biology, synthetic biology, Nevada, Event

UNR Opens New Astronomy Building and Observatory Complex

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, May 26, 2011

The University of Nevada, Reno recently unveiled the new MacLean  Astronomy Building and Observatory Complex. The new buildings were largely made possible by new funding from the Jack Van Sickle Foundation which gave generously to UNR in 2010.

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Tags: University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, Southwest, new construction

UNR Scientist Receives New NSF Funding For Biomedical Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, May 25, 2011

UNR Scientist, Qizhen Li, of University of Nevada, Reno's Materials Engineering Department, recently received a highly competitive, five-year NSF CAREER Award for a personal research project.

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Tags: biomedical research, University of Nevada Reno, UNR, Nevada, Southwest

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