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Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
... interdisciplinary strategies to solve significant biomedical
or behavioral research problems. The Penn project,...faceted process. The conventional divisions within biomedical
research may hamper the pace of scientific discovery and ultimately, deliverable benefits to patient...
Stanford researchers establish center for physics-based simulations of biological structures
...four new national centers endeavoring to build the biomedical
computing infrastructure urgently needed to speed progress in biomedical
research. The centers will create innovative software programs and other tools allowing the biomedic...
Daphne Koller named MacArthur Fellow
...tions in the fields of artificial intelligence and biomedical
and genetic data analysis. A significant contribution of Koller's work is the expansion of Bayesian networks -- reasoning frameworks that deal with uncertainty -- by showing how they can be organized into logical, object-oriented hierarchies. She...
NIH funds first nationaL SNP genotyping center at Broad Institute
...Broad will make this capability accessible to many biomedical
researchers and thereby have a direct impact on the understanding of disease," said Eric Lander, Ph.D., founding director of the Broad Institute....
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...ists in the world to utilize nanotechnology in the biomedical
field. Used in manufacturing for many years, nano...ell-established Emory/Georgia Tech partnerships in biomedical
engineering will serve as an ideal research environment to transform nanotechnology from the laborat...
Forum at Virginia Tech to address issues of human cloning
...Transform the American Family. Lee Zwanziger is a biomedical
ethicist and Senior Research Analyst on the President's Council on Bioethics. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech. A range of sessions will be held both before and after the main panel, ...
Bovine genome assembled
...en deposited into free public databases for use by biomedical
and agricultural researchers around the globe, leaders of the Bovine Genome Sequencing Project announced today. Contributors to the $53 million international effort to sequence the genome of the cow (Bos taurus) include: the National Human Genome Re...
Bovine genome sequence available
... bovine genome sequence is now freely available to biomedical
and agricultural researchers around the world. CSIRO Livestock Industries is a partner in the U.S. $53 million dollar international effort to sequence the genome of the cow (Bos taurus). "CSIRO has invested in the research to increase understandi...
Study describes basic mechanism in cell growth control involving damaged DNA
...r proteins increasingly take center stage in basic biomedical
research, studies are revealing a complex molecular choreography with implications for human health and disease. In a report currently appearing in the online issue of the journal Nature Cell Biology, scientists at the University of North Carolina at...
New method identifies chromosome changes in malignant cells
...came to Princeton in 2003 after earning a Ph.D. in biomedical
informatics from Stanford University. Her work focuses on applying tools of computer science and statistics to questions concerning the regulation and function of genes. In September, Technology Review magazine, which is published by the Massachusett...
Texas universities expanding new information network
...hallenging and important problems in areas such as biomedical
research, environmental modeling, petroleum engineering and computer science. TIGRE will be constructed during the course of two years by five institutions in the High Performance Computing Across Texas (HiPCAT) consortium of Rice University, Texas ...
Touching research: How white blood cells navigate
... touch among blood cells is the focus of a team of biomedical
engineers at the University of Rochester that has ... Nearly 150 undergraduate students have majored in biomedical
engineering in the past five years. This weekend the University broke ground on a new $30 million bu...
Johns Hopkins team wins British biotech business plan competition
A team of four budding biomedical
engineers from Johns Hopkins University won the No... initiative. The Hopkins team, made up of graduate biomedical
engineering students David Noren, Blanka Sharma, Raymond Cheong and Saurabh Paliwal, recently travel...
Oct. 15-17 Bioinformatics meeting in Irvine, Calif.
...tics and the use of computer technology to analyze biomedical
research data. At this meeting, part of the National Academy of Sciences' Arthur M. Sackler colloquium series, scientists will explore recent advances in bioinformatic theory and experimentation across the biological and medical sciences, as well as ...
NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies
...ng costs will lead to very different approaches to biomedical
research and, eventually, will revolutionize the practice of medicine." In the first set of grants, 11 teams will work to develop "near term" technologies that, within five years, are expected to provide the power to sequence a mammalian-sized genom...
First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors
... in coatings, semiconductors, sensor materials for biomedical
devices, DNA chip substrates, bioimplant materials and materials for display technologies used in advanced electronics. ...
Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose
...aid that the DESI technique could also be used for biomedical
testing. "The truly exciting aspect of this work is that substances can be detected on the outer surface of a living species," said Fenn, who is a research professor of chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University. "Using this technique,...
Rutgers is on the 'NIH Roadmap'
...am, a series of initiatives designed to accelerate biomedical
research in the 21st century. NIH Director Elias A...oncept to identify major opportunities and gaps in biomedical
research and address them in ways to make the biggest impact on the progress of medical research. A ...
Biomedical engineers at case develop first sliver-sized sensor to monitor glucose levels
...f Miklos Gratzl, a Case Western Reserve University biomedical
engineer, got a splinter in his finger one day at...nsor like a sliver would be ideal for all kinds of biomedical
applications since the skin would heal very quickly above it and after that no track infection can o...
$2.8 million NIH grant awarded to UH for bionano training
...lications in high technology and biotechnology and biomedical
applications for clinical and research medicine. The intended mission is to integrate the principles of nanoscale science and biology in research and coursework to develop the first generation of nanobiologists. The result will be bionano research ...
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