Life Science Company and Industry News Briefs

Harvard University Receives $9.8M NIH Grant

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Thu, Sep 12, 2013

Researchers at Harvard University received a $9.8 million grant from the NIH this year for the New England Regional Center of Excellence in Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research. The project leader is listed as Dr. Dennis Kasper. According to the Harvard University website, Dr. Kasper and his research team are interested in the interactions of microbes, including commensals and pathogens, with the immune system. The NIH RePORTER goes into further detail about the organization receiving NIH funding:

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Tags: Harvard University, 2013, Longwood Medical Campus, Massachusetts, Harvard

Five Star Program Winners at Northeast Life Science Marketing Events

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Sep 06, 2013

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. selects a winner of our Five Star Program at the end of every event we organize who we believe demonstrated superb marketing and salesmanship skills in working to sell lab equipment and life science products. Our Five Star Winners bring large crowds to their booth and do an excellent job communicating their product’s message, all while staying until the very end of the show. Five Star Winners communicate well with attendees, create and attractive display, conduct interesting demonstrations and keep a professional demeanor throughout the shows.

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Tags: Longwood Medical, Northeast life science marketing events, Northeast, UPenn, UPITT, Southwest, 5-Star Winners, 5-Star Program, MSSM, RockU, Harvard, ThomJeff

Life Science Center Creates Thriving Market in Boston

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Jun 28, 2013

While the biotechnology and medical-device industries are growing as a whole nationwide, Massachusetts added over 8,000 jobs in these sectors in the past five years. Even more interestingly, the life science industry’s employment rate has increased 12% across the country since 2000, but Massachusetts’ grew at a rate exceeding twice that number. The Massachusetts Life Science Center has a great deal to do with life science employment in the Boston area. Lawmakers continue to fund the center generously given its healthy economic impact on the state.

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Tags: Harvard University, 2013, Massachusetts, Harvard

Laboratory Market Recent Articles

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, May 02, 2013

Enjoy these laboratory marketplace recent articles...


University of Illinois Illuminates Brain with Miniature LEDs

Bioresearchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have invented an ingenious method for shining light on one of the most mysterious organs we have: the brain. Their tool of choice is a thin, flat LED that can be seamlessly and innocuously injected, causing minimum invasiveness and disturbance. The LEDs will help advance our understandings of bodily organs like the brain through the field of optogenetics.
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Tags: 2013, UUtah, UPITT, UWisc, Columbia, Geotwn, UGA, Harvard, UCinci, UIChgo

Longwood Medical - $20M Funding and BioResearch Product Faire™ Event Next Week

Posted by yolanda lerner on Fri, Feb 15, 2013

Life Science Professionals in the Boston Area are invited to join us for Boston's 7th Annual:
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Tags: Longwood Medical, Harvard University, 2013, Massachusetts, Harvard

Harvard Medical Life Sciences Update On NIH Funding And Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Dec 13, 2012

Harvard Medical School is a funding and research mecca that attracts millions of dollars in grants every year. 

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Tags: Longwood Medical, Harvard University, 2012, Massachusetts, Harvard

Green Chem Market Opens as Researchers Seek Greener Products

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Dec 05, 2012

As you may know, researchers are becoming more aware of the environment and are looking for greener products to use in their bioscience research so that they can reduce their level of environmental impact.

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Tags: 2013, UPenn, CEEM, WashU, WSU, Biotechnology Calendar, green chemistry, UPITT, 2012, UWisc, LAVS, SDVS, tmc, UCDMC, SFVS, UGA, UIUrbana, UAlab, Harvard, UCinci, Duke, UMich, UMinn, UCO, OhStu, UCI, Hutch, RMN, UIChgo, UCR, SunySB

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