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UC Irvine awarded $3.9 million to upgrade stem cell research facilities, training

...... This grant is part of more than $50 million in Shared Research Laboratory funding awarded to 17 institutions by the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee, the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. CIRM awards are intended to fund laboratories and...

National Academies host spring season of Distinctive Voices programs in Irvine, Calif.

... The public programs will be held on weeknights, followed by a dessert...

Dec. 16-18 evolution meeting in Irvine, Calif.

The Sackler Colloquium will celebrate the 100th birthday of evolutionist Ernst Mayr, author of Systematics and the Origin of Species (1942) one of the four books often considered the foundation of the modern theory of evolution. Participants will explore the main topics in Mayr's book, focusing on speciation, rather than on systematics. ... ...DETAILS:...Meeting will take place Dec. 16-18 at the...

Nov. 18-21 nanotechnology conference in Irvine, Calif.

Research on nanotechnology is under way in a wide range of disciplines, from cell biology to computer engineering to optics. At this conference, 100 leading researchers will gather in focus groups to discuss and try to solve some major challenges facing nanotechnology today, including the building of a nano-system that can multiply and isolate RNA or DNA; the building of a synthetic self-replica...

Oct. 15-17 Bioinformatics meeting in Irvine, Calif.

The deluge of genomic data that has been amassed over the last two decades has driven the emergence of bioinformatics 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 med...
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