HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Powerful ally in life sciences: UH research head to give keynote

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2007 Calling the University of Houston 'a powerful ally to the life science industry in our region,' BioHouston is featuring UH's new head of research, Donald L. Birx, as keynote speaker at its next breakfast forum Wednesday, Feb. 14.

BioHouston, a 501(c)(3) founded by regional academic and research institutions, is establishing the Houston region as a global competitor in life science and biotechnology commercialization and technology transfer to generate economic wealth for the area.

With nearly $75 million in annual research expenditures, researchers at UH collaborate with other Texas Medical Center institutions and regional biotechnology companies. Birx, vice chancellor for the UH System and vice president for research for UH, advocates collaborative strategic activities and research clusters that relate to and translate UH's research capabilities, as well as build on the strengths of the university and its community partners.

In his BioHouston talk 'Research Clusters and Industry Partnerships' Birx will outline the cutting-edge plans he has brought to Houston and the research under way at UH. In his address, he plans to cover how his 'clusters' approach translates to interdisciplinary research, UH's push for Tier I status, how his background in applied research and making marketable applications speaks to the areas of tech transfer and IP, and how his finance background enhances his role in managing scientific research endeavors. He also will elaborate on some of the particular cross-disciplinary research areas he sees as being especially dynamic at UH.

Birx holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton, an M.B.A. in finance and M.S. in biophysics from Miami University in Ohio, and a B.S. in engineering physics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Prior to joining UH in 2006, Birx spent a decade at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruce
'"/>

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston
6-Feb-2007


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Quantum biology -- Powerful computer models reveal key biological mechanism
2. Powerful genome ID method extended to humans
3. Powerful technique for multiplying adult stem cells may aid therapies
4. Powerful X-ray beams at Argonne, new electronic flight simulator
5. Powerful toolkit developed for functional profiling of yeast genes
6. NIH gives $8M to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for myositis research
7. Saudi Arabias KAUST names WHOI first research partner
8. Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
9. Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
10. Carnegie Mellons Peter Adams receives EPA research grant
11. Almac Diagnostics announces pioneering genetic research on ductal carcinoma in situ

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


(Date:4/11/2017)... Florida , April 11, 2017 ... a security technology company, announces the appointment of independent Directors ... Bendheim to its Board of Directors, furthering the company,s ... ... of NXT-ID, we look forward to their guidance and benefiting ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... YORK , April 5, 2017 Today ... is announcing that the server component of the HYPR ... known for providing the end-to-end security architecture that empowers ... HYPR has already secured over 15 million ... makers including manufacturers of connected home product suites and ...
(Date:4/3/2017)...  Data captured by IsoCode, IsoPlexis Corporation,s ... statistically significant association between the potency of ... objective response of cancer patients post-treatment. The ... cancer patients will respond to CAR-T cell ... to improve both pre-infusion potency testing and cell ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... BALTIMORE, Md. (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 ... ... for digital pathology, announced today it will be hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology ... of  Advanced Pathology Associates , on digital pathology adoption best practices and how ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... has granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and ... of osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the cell membrane and bind intracellular ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017 International research firm Parks Associates announced ... at the TMA 2017 Annual Meeting , October 11 in ... residential home security market and how smart safety and security products impact ... Parks Associates: Smart Home ... "The residential security market has ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... , ... The award-winning American Farmer television series will feature 3 Bar Biologics ... at 8:30aET on RFD-TV. , With global population estimates nearing ten billion people ... to feed a growing nation. At the same time, many of our valuable resources ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: