Southern California bioresearchers are getting more than just a dose of sunshine thanks to a boost in funding from the National Institute of Health. University of California, Los Angeles bioresearch is receiving $7.1 funding from the NIH for research in genetics. Researchers at UCLA, have been awarded $7.1 million as part of $28 million in NIH grants intended for the study of gene regulation. These awards emanate from the recently launched Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), one of the 27 institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health.Read More
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What happens when we forget something as precious as a personal memory? Is that memory just tucked away in some deep dark corner of our brain, along with all those passwords and telephone numbers…or is it completely erased from existence, never to cross our minds again? New bioresearch from UCLA may help to shed some light on that foggy brain and offer clues into the nature of long-term memory loss.Read More
With 290 medical research centers and distinctive institutes, the University of California, Los Angeles is a powerhouse research university employing some of the leading life science researchers in the world. UCLA was ranked 12th in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2013 for academic performance. What’s more, the U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine at #13 for Primary Care and #12 for Research compared with other schools in the United States. With this powerful reputation, the University of California, Los Angeles offers a promising marketplace for lab suppliers working to market their biotech solutions and increase lab sales.
Perhaps you are a lab supplier with a long history of doing business with UCLA life science researchers, or maybe you are brand new to the market. Regardless of your time investment, increasing lab sales at the University of California, Los Angeles is as easy as taking advantage of Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s well-established connections at the university and exhibiting at the upcoming UCLA event. Why should you focus on this marketplace? Consider these funding statistics for the University of California, Los Angeles:
- UCLA receives $1 billion in research funding per year.
- In August 2014 alone, UCLA received $108 million in research funding.
- Thus far in FY 2014-2015, UCLA’s basic biomedical sciences have received 22 awards totaling $4.8 million.
- $263.4 million has been awarded to UCLA thus far for FY 2014-2015.
- As of September, the National Institutes of Health has given UCLA $318.9 million in funding for 2014.
- The National Science Foundation awarded UCLA $69 million in 2013.
A $3 million grant from the Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation has enabled the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at University of Southern California and the USC School of Social work to team up to establish the Hutto-Patterson Institute for community dental health. The money will be used to purchase an eight-chair mobile clinic trailer, as well as provide funds and scholarships for faculty members and students who work in the university’s outreach programs. This significant funding will allow the University of Southern California to reach its goal of providing services to more than 45,000 underserved children in the Children’s Health and Maintenance Program (CHAMP).
You are invited to show UCLA researchers how your lab equipment and supplies can help them meet their research goals for 2014, at the 33rd Semiannual Los Angeles Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ Event at UCLA, which takes place on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Only 16 days away, you can join other top lab suppliers in providing this active market with the tools and equipment necessary for the world-class research that happens at UCLA.
If you are looking for the best value life science marketing opportunities for your life science solutions in California, you still have time to register for our University of Southern California life science marketing event and save on early registration. The early registration deadline has been extended to January 10th, 2014. The USC Health Sciences BioResearch Product Faire™ Event will be held on the University of Southern California’s Health Sciences Campus on April 2, 2014. Last year, this event attracted 132 attendees, of which 27 were purchasing agents, professors, and post docs, and 21 were lab managers. The event visitors came from 19 different research buildings and 23 departments across campus.
Lab suppliers working to sell life science equipment and laboratory products in southern California will not want to pass up the opportunities available at the University of Southern California. This campus not only boasts a $560 million research and development marketplace, but also stands as one of the top ten private universities conducting federally funded research, as mentioned in a previous blog on the university.
Lab suppliers marketing life science and laboratory products in California will want to check out the prosperous life science marketplace at the University of California, Los Angeles. Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. will be hosting our 32rd Semiannual Los Angeles Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ on campus at UCLA on April 3rd, 2014 and again for a second round on October 9th, 2014.
Early registration for our University of California, Los Angeles life science marketing event is now available to lab suppliers interested in life science marketing opportunities and selling lab equipment in Los Angeles easily and economically. By purchasing through early registration, you get the most marketing value for your dollar. This is the perfect opportunity for lab suppliers working to increase their brand recognition and lab sales leads in an easy, affordable way. Early registration for our University of California, Los Angeles life science marketing event ends on January 3rd, 2014. The event will take place on April 3rd, 2014.
With cancer recognized as the second most common cause of death in the US, closely trailing heart disease, and responsible for 1 in every 4 deaths annually, it's no surprise that cancer research remains prominent on university and research campuses nationwide. Prostate cancer, a cancer that forms in the tissues of the prostate and adds up to nearly 240,000 new cases each year, is especially impacting on the 40+ male age group and is the second most common cancer-related cause of death in men.