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4 New Universities On the 2015 Calendar

Posted by Katheryn Rein on Tue, Oct 14, 2014

With over 60 annual events at research universities every year, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is dedicated to connecting life science researchers with the tools and equipment they need to drive their projects forward and continue to increase our scientific knowledge base.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is excited to nnounce four new BioResearch Product Faire™ Events for the 2015 year which will allow laboratory suppliers to connect with new groups of life science researchers. These universities are all at the forefront of their research communities and continue to expand on the current level of scientific understanding.



University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD


Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ


University of Chicago

Chicago, IL


University of Idaho

Moscow, ID


The University of Chicago, courtesy of wikimedia commons

These four universities at a glance:


University of Maryland, Baltimore

  • Ranks 8th among all medical schools in the world for direct research expenditures per principal investigator & in fiscal year 2012 received a total of $429.9 million in contracts and grants for the research community

  • In recent news, researchers at UMD Baltimore have discovered a mutation in a gene that seems to increase a person’s risk for developing a metabolic disorder, like Type 2 Diabetes, later in life.

Rutgers Universit

  • Expends $430 million in health science related research and development on average every year

  • In September, Rutgers University received a $10M anonymous donation to research the use of gene therapy in combating rare and resilient forms of cancer.


University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine (where insulin was first discovered)

  • Ranks 3rd among all medical schools for average annual grant support per faculty member ($286,800) from the National Institutes of Health

  • Researchers at the University of Chicago are making experimental breakthroughs by studying the modification of mRNA which could provide insight into infertility, diabetes, and obesity.


University of Idaho, courtesy of wikimedia commons

University of Idaho

  • Research funding at the University of Idaho has increased by 7.5% over the past year and is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as having very "high research activity"

  • Construction has recently begun on a new $49M Integrated Research and Innovation Center at the University of Idaho which will provide new space for wet labs and life science research.


Want to learn more about the research at these universities? Look out for feature articles coming soon highlighting these specific universities in Science Market Update.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. has been bringing life science trade shows to top research campuses for over 20 years. To reserve space at UMD Baltimore, Rutgers University, University of Chicago, or University of Idaho, please click the button below. If you’d like to attend a show closer to home, please see our 2015 schedule of events to find a show at a university campus near you.

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