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David Larsen

Science Event Education Specialist at Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.

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Researchers at UPitt use Stem Cells to Repair Blindness

Posted by David Larsen on Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have recently found that stem cells from teeth can be used to repair eyes.

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Tags: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Stem Cells, UPITT, BioResearch Product Faire Event, Research, PA, Pittsburgh, North East

Rockefeller Research Reveals Retrovirus Reservoirs

Posted by David Larsen on Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Drugs for HIV have become adept at suppressing infection, but they still can’t eliminate it. That’s because the medication in these pills doesn’t touch the virus’ hidden reserves, which lie dormant within infected white blood cells. Unlock the secrets of this pool of latent virus, scientists believe, and it may become possible to cure – not just control – HIV.

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Tags: Rockefeller University, HIV, New York, 2015, RockU, BioResearch Product Faire Event, virus

Bacteria Prefer to Double Down

Posted by David Larsen on Mon, Feb 16, 2015

A recent study performed by a group of scientists led by Suckjoon Jun of the University of California at San Diego, and including Petra Levin, associate professor of biology at Washington University in St. Louisfound that rather than doubling in size every generation, each bacteria cell added the same volume (or mass; the term reflects the measurement technique). Crucially a cell that was small added the same volume as a cell that was large.

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Tags: Washington University St. Louis, WashU, Biotechnology Calendar Vendor Showcase, cell biology, Biotechnology Calendar, 2015, SDVS, UC San Diego, mother machine, cell size, cell growth

Persuasion Model Boosts ROI for Research Sales

Posted by David Larsen on Mon, Feb 02, 2015

In a recent article published by the American Physical Society a study was performed that may help us further understand the best ways in which to influence knowledge societies. According to a study done by Northwestern University, adoption of innovations, whether new ideas, technologies, or products, is crucially important to these knowledge societies.

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Tags: Exhibitors, 2015, BioResearch Product Faire Event

Seven Deadly Statistics About Prostate Cancer

Posted by David Larsen on Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for prostate cancer in the United States for 2014 are:

  1. About 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed
  2. About 29,480 men will die of prostate cancer
  3. About 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.
  4. Prostate cancer occurs mainly in older men. About 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older, and it is rare before age 40.
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Rockefeller University Makes Big Waves in Life Science Research

Posted by David Larsen on Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Join us in 2015 for our 18th Semiannual BioResearch Product Faire™ at Rockefeller University

Take a look at what Rockefeller University is doing in the world of life science research! Funding stats like these reveal the need for innovation and cutting edge lab tools to make prodigious research a possibility.

  • Multi-year $600 million initiative will fund new shared equipment and services to support research in more than a dozen Rockefeller University labs working to understand the mechanisms of stem cells
  • Rockefeller University receives $25 million fund for drug discovery
  • $15 million gift from Helmsley Trust to fund research on digestive deseases

However, money can only get you so far, keep reading to see what world renowned research is taking place at Rockefeller University and take some time to read about recent research news. 

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Tags: Rockefeller University, New York, 2015, RockU, BioResearch Product Faire Event

Research Events Allow Lab Suppliers to Reach Target Markets

Posted by David Larsen on Tue, Dec 09, 2014

Welcome to the 2015 lab product sales year. With costs and competition increasing, and budgets decreasing, it is more important than ever to connect with the top researchers in the top funded research markets in a meaningful way.

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$1.5 Billion Life Science Research in the Big Apple

Posted by David Larsen on Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Are you interested in reaching the $1.5 Billion New York laboratory sales and service marketplace? 

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Tags: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Rockefeller University, New York, Columbia University, 2015, Columbia, MSSM, RockU, BioResearch Product Faire Event

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