HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Experts to share biotech future world

ROCKVILLE, Md. --A child born in 2010 should benefit from better health and disease diagnosis, improved foods, more efficient clean up of toxin spills, and a more "realistic" view of evolution, thanks to the current revolution in applying biotechnology to the flood of new gene sequencing data. Leading experts will discuss what's in store for the 2010 genomic generation at a special symposium, "Advancing the Frontiers of Biotechnology" at the University System of Maryland's Shady Grove Campus (directions below), 8:30 a.m., November 9.

The free symposium will be held in honor of the inauguration of Jennie Hunter-Cevera, Ph.D., as the second president of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI) on November 10, also at USM, Shady Grove.

"It is indeed an honor for UMBI to host such a distinguished group of speakers (list below) in the heart of Maryland's "Genomic Junction" who will discuss the future of biotechnology," says Hunter-Cevera. She was most recently head of the Center for Environmental Biotechnology and director of the Department of Environmental Biology and Biochemistry for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California.

At the inaugural symposium, experts will discuss likely changes for the post-2010 "genomics" generation, including:

  • Preventing Infections: Analysis of all the genes of both humans and human disease-causing microorganisms will give drug designers pinpoint accuracy to treat infectious diseases from influenza to AIDS on a patient-to-patient basis.
  • Monitoring Cancer Treatments: Tissue microarray technology, so far replacing microscope slide tests in 100 laboratories in the world, will help clinicians get 9,000 different analyses of 1,000 tissue samples at once for a rapid diagnosis of cancer type, progression, and patient risk factors.
  • Green Manufacturing: Computer analysis of microbial enzyme genes will help manufacturers, e.g. paper mills, to limit use of sulfur and other p
    '"/>


Contact: Steve Berberich
berberic@umbi.umd.edu
410-385-6315
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
2-Nov-2000


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Experts to lecture in US cities this spring about new human origins research
2. Experts to demonstrate latest, cost-cutting computer-based caregiving for older Americans
3. Experts deliver foot and mouth disease warning
4. Experts offer the skinny on search for healthy fat
5. Experts discuss recommendations of NY state task force on genetic testing
6. Expanded Global Change Experts Directory available
7. NASA Materials Conference Features Science Results, Experts on Technologies for Exploration
8. Experts meet to evaluate watershed restoration for salmon in Pacific rivers
9. Experts say independent scientific panels useful in advising judges in complex cases
10. Experts say diet and exercise play critical role in cancer prevention
11. Experts to study informed consent in national gene transfer research

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Vehicle ... around 8.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $14.21 billion ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... , March 20, 2017 At this year,s CeBIT ... -based biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG. The Chancellor came to the DERMALOG stand together ... is this year,s CeBIT partner country. At the largest German biometrics company ... use: fingerprint, face and iris recognition as well as DERMALOG´s multi-biometrics system.   ... ...
(Date:3/9/2017)... Australia , March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... at the prestigious World Lung Imaging Workshop at the ... Fouras , was invited to deliver the latest data ... This globally recognised event brings together leaders at the ... latest developments in lung imaging. "The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... 18, 2017 , ... Lajollacooks4u has added another option for ... team-building package designed for groups of 10-30 people. Guests can choose their ... such as Blackened Shrimp with Edamame Salad, Pizza Rolls with Pepperoni and Mushrooms ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... ... NDA Partners Chairman Carl Peck, MD , announced today that Richard ... of Pharmaceutical Development Business Unit of Cardinal Health, has joined the firm as an ... former Chief Operating Officer at Anaborex, Senior VP and General Manager of the San ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... May 17, 2017 , ... ... compliance and commercialization, has just released version 9.0 of the Cognition Cockpit platform. ... version of Cockpit,” says David Cronin, CEO of Cognition. “We’re thrilled to finally ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... ... May 17, 2017 , ... HOLLOWAY AMERICA, a leading ... and dairy, munitions, and pharmaceutical/biotech, recently introduced The Revolution Lift™, a new precision-controlled ... improvement in technology comes on the heels of HOLLOWAY’s release of the intelliVessel™, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: