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Life Science Product Vendor Show at Duke University to Attract 200 Researchers

Posted by BCI Staff on Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Are you interested in meeting face to face with life science professionals at Duke University? Lab product suppliers are invited to attend the upcoming BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at Duke University on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The product vendor show is expected to attract over 200 life science professionals from Duke University and surrounding research facilities.

Duke University is a well-funded research institution and will receive a $137 million grant aid in the discovery of an HIV vaccine, of which $19 million will be received in the first year. The rest of the funding will be disbursed over the next 6 years. 

In the 2014 fiscal year, Duke University received $343,577,100 in life science funding from the NIH. The departments that received the largest amounts of this funding were: 

  • Medicine and Internal Medicine - $98,973,992, 171 awards
  • Surgery - $18,783,040, 37 awards
  • Genetics - $17,673,327, 53 awards
  • Biomedical Engineering - $14,938,455, 46 awards
  • Pharmacology - $14,408,337, 47 awards
  • Anatomy and Cell Biology - $12,677,030, 33 awards
  • Biology - $12,359,550, 36 awards


Researchers check out the latest in life science technology.  Duke University researchers register for the BioResearch Product Faire™.


Here are 5 more reasons why lab suppliers and researchers do well at Duke University:

  1. NSF 2012 Ranking: 3rd (total R&D expenditures in life sciences) =$851,289,000 
  2. NIH 2014 Funding: $343,577,100 
  3. Duke Clinical Research Institute is the nation’s largest and oldest academic clinical research organization. The Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy is a campus-wide, interdisciplinary initiative to study the broad challenges of the genomic revolution.
  4. Duke University won a $25 million grant to lead a multi-partner genomics study to discover the genetic basis of epilepsy.
  5. Duke University received a $10.2 million grant for (Umbilical) Cord Blood Research. In order to translate advances in cell therapy to patient care, specifically in the therapeutic use of umbilical cord blood stem cells. 

Read our blog post, 10 Reasons to Consider Duke For Lab Sales, to learn more about the Duke University marketplace. 

BioResearch Product Faire Event

All life science research departments at Duke University are invited to this annual event, including: 

  • Anesthesiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Community and Family Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Immunology
  • Medicine
  • Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurology
  • Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery

At last years event, 180 researchers from 42 different on-campus departments attended. Of all the attendees, 26% were decision makers such as purchasing agents, lab managers, post docs, and professors who came from 23 different research buildings. 

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Duke researchers look at new lab product supplies at life science vendor show.

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We invite you to join other top lab suppliers in bringing the best new tools and technologies to Durham-area researchers in 2015 at the Duke University BioResearch Product Faire™ Event. If you are interested in the Durham area life science vendor show, check out these other events nearby.

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