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- - 2014
Brian Perry reports from the fifth meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock, an initiative established to address the challenges and opportunities arising in the pursuit of a sustainable livestock sector.
Pietrzak-Franger Monika Monika MM Department of English and American Studies, University of Hamburg, Von-Melle-Park 6, 20146, Hamburg, - - 2014
As the recent Ebola outbreak demonstrates, visibility is central to the shaping of political, medical, and socioeconomic decisions. The symposium in this issue of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry explores the uneasy relationship between the necessity of making diseases visible, the mechanisms of legal and visual censorship, and the overall ...
Karczewska-Golec Joanna J Department of Molecular Biology, University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza 59, 80-308 Gdansk, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
With around 40,000 members in more than 150 countries, American Society for Microbiology (ASM) faces the challenge of meeting very diverse needs of its increasingly international members base. The newly launched ASM Young Ambassador Program seeks to aid the Society in this effort. Equipped with ASM conceptual support and financing, ...
- - 2014
The 26th annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology was held 24-28 August 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The conference theme was "From Local to Global: Advancing Science for Policy in Environmental Health." Sessions highlighted results assessing the burden of diseases from environmental exposures and key areas related to ...
Baker Gus A GA Neurological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Clinical Sciences Building, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 7LJ, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
This article is part of a Special 15th Anniversary Issue.
Kobayashi Nobuhiro - - 2014
Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo, Japan, 6-7 March 2014 At the 5th Japan Bioanalysis Forum symposium, distinguished bioanalytical scientists from government and industry commentated on the bioanalytical method validation guidelines/guidance issued by their own regions, including the draft bioanalytical method validation guideline for ligand binding assay by the Japanese Ministry of ...
Harrington Robert A RA Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
In 2013, the Global Congress theme at the American Heart Association (AHA) Annual Scientific Sessions was Physical Activity (PA). As a key component of the Congress, iHealth working in collaboration with AHA provided a Bluetooth-enabled wireless PA and sleep tracker to up to 2,000 Scientific Sessions attendees. Approximately 1,850 Scientific ...
Lowes Steve S Quintiles Bioanalytical & ADME Labs, Ithaca, NY, - - 2014
The topic of incurred sample stability (ISS) has generated considerable discussion within the bioanalytical community in recent years. The subject was an integral part of the seventh annual Workshop on Recent Issues in Bioanalysis (WRIB) held in Long Beach, CA, USA, in April 2013, and at the Global CRO Council ...
Lee Sang Yup SY - - 2014
The latest "Biotech Methods and Advances" special issue of Biotechnology Journal continues the BTJ tradition of featuring the latest breakthroughs in biotechnology. The special issue is edited by our Editors-in-Chief, Prof. Sang Yup Lee and Prof. Alois Jungbauer and covers a wide array of topics in biotechnology, including the perennial ...
Loi Pasqualino P Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Piazza Aldo Moro 45, Teramo, 64100, Italy, - - 2014
Recently there has been growing interest in applying the most advanced embryological tools, particularly cloning, to bring extinct species back to life, with a particular focus on the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius). Mammoth's bodies found in the permafrost are relatively well preserved, with identifiable nuclei in their tissues. The purpose ...
Siegel Bernard B 1 Genetics Policy Institute , Palm Beach, - - 2013
Abstract The promise and potential of stem cell research is apparent. However, ethical questions still linger. There is as yet no consensus in the U.S. Congress on how to address the issue of reproductive cloning and media confusion of this and the quite separate issue of therapeutic cloning inhibits therapeutic ...
Karch Helge - - 2012
In response to the 2011 European health alert caused by a pathogenic Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak, the European Academy of Microbiology (EAM), established by the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), convened a meeting in Paris on November 30th, 2011 on 'EHEC infection and control' attended by world renowned experts ...
- - 2012
This document presents arguments that conclude that it is unethical to use somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) for infertility treatment due to concerns about safety; the unknown impact of SCNT on children, families, and society; and the availability of other ethically acceptable means of assisted reproduction. This document replaces the ...
Stein Edward - - 2012
This commentary offers preliminary ethical reflections on the range of treatments for gender variant and gender dysphoric children, adolescents, and young adults described in the preceding five clinical articles. After clarifying the terminology used to discuss these issues, this commentary reviews several common themes of the clinical articles. Focusing on ...
Quinn Gwendolyn P - - 2012
We report on the case of a 2-year-old female, the youngest person ever to undergo ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC). This patient was diagnosed with a rare form of sickle cell disease, which required a bone-marrow transplant, and late effects included high risk of future infertility or complete sterility. Ethical concerns ...
Loonen Anne Jm - - 2012
This report presents the highlights of the 7th European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics held in Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands, 12-14 October 2011. The areas covered included molecular diagnostics applications in medical microbiology, virology, pathology, hemato-oncology, clinical genetics and forensics. Novel real-time amplification approaches, novel diagnostic applications and new technologies, ...
Delneri Daniela - - 2012
A report on the 13th International Congress on Yeasts(ICY), held at Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 26-30 August 2012.
Boorman Gary - - 2012
The 2011 annual National Toxicology Program (NTP) Satellite Symposium, entitled "Pathology Potpourri," was held in Denver, Colorado in advance of the Society of Toxicologic Pathology's 30th Annual Meeting. The goal of the NTP Symposium is to present current diagnostic pathology or nomenclature issues to the toxicologic pathology community. This article ...
Gröttrup Bernd - - 2011
The HUPO Brain Proteome Project (HUPO BPP) held its 13th workshop in Ochang from March 30th to 31st, 2010 prior to the Korean HUPO 10th Annual International Proteomics Conference. The principal aim of this project is to obtain a better understanding of neurodiseases and aging with the ultimate objective of ...
Jerjes Waseem K - - 2011
While histopathology of excised tissue remains the gold standard for diagnosis, several new, non-invasive diagnostic techniques are being developed. They rely on physical and biochemical changes that precede and mirror malignant change within tissue. The basic principle involves simple optical techniques of tissue interrogation. Their accuracy, expressed as sensitivity and ...
Hájek R - - 2011
This manuscript is an introduction to the topic of multiple myeloma. Definition, incidence, etiology, pathogenesis and principles of diagnostics and treatment of multiple myeloma are described briefly in this work It corresponds with Guidelines for diagnostics and treatment of the myeloma section of the Czech Hematological Society and the Czech ...
Szabad János - - 2010
The town of Ascona in Switzerland, nestled on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore, hosted the 112 participants in the first systems biology meeting focused on developmental biology. The EMBO workshop was held between 16 and 20 August and brought together a multidisciplinary group of scientists who use systems approaches ...
Tomizawa Motohiro - - 2011
Neonicotinoids are the newest of the five major classes of insecticides (the others are chlorinated hydrocarbons, organophosphorus compounds, methylcarbamates, and pyrethroids), and they make up approximately one-fourth of the world insecticide market. Nithiazine was the lead compound from Shell Development Co. in California later optimized by Shinzo Kagabu of Nihon ...
Mergny Jean-Louis - - 2011
The meeting entitled "Guanosines and quadruplexes" was held in London on September 2010. It attracted over 80 participants from all over the world, combining researchers interested in nucleoside/nucleotide self-assembly and nucleic acids structures, working in fields ranging from chemistry, biology, physics, theory to material sciences and nanotechnology.
Douglas Thomas - - 2010
Synthetic biologists aim to generate biological organisms according to rational design principles. Their work may have many beneficial applications, but it also raises potentially serious ethical concerns. In this article, we consider what attention the discipline demands from bioethicists. We argue that the most important issue for ethicists to examine ...
De Maio Antonio - - 2011
South Korea is a country exemplified by a combination of upscale new technology and ancient mysticism. The busy streets of Seoul hustle and bustle like any large, active metropolis, yet the city's inhabitants radiate an intrinsic sense of peace, creating a timeless atmosphere. The combination of emerging technology and profound ...
Weissman Irving - - 2010
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) held their annual conference in San Francisco this June. At the time, the President of the society was Irving Weissman, who is currently on the board of directors of the ISSCR as past President. He is Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology ...
de Jersey John - - 2010
Past and present relationships of three biochemistry and molecular biology organizations: the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB); and the International Union for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are discussed. The future of these organizations, particularly FAOBMB, is then ...
Musio Antonio - - 2010
The cohesin proteins compose an evolutionarily conserved complex whose fundamental role in chromosomal cohesion and coordinated segregation of sister chromatids has been well characterized across species. Recently regulators and structural components of cohesin have been found to surprisingly cause specific human developmental disorders (collectively termed "cohesinopathies") and some cancers when ...
Friedman Liana - - 2010
The Australian Biochemical Society was established in 1955 and has played a crucial role in nurturing science in Australia. In 1990, the Society underwent a name change to become the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Today, the majority of ASBMB's members (1,000) work in universities and research ...
Hider Robert C - - 2010
Siderophores are compounds produced by bacteria, fungi and graminaceous plants for scavenging iron from the environment. They are low-molecular-weight compounds (500-1500 daltons) possessing a high affinity for iron(III) (Kf > 1030), the biosynthesis of which is regulated by iron levels and the function of which is to supply iron to ...
Worman Howard J - - 2010
The nuclear envelope has long been a focus of basic research for a highly specialized group of cell biologists. More recently, an expanding group of scientists and physicians have developed a keen interest in the nuclear envelope since mutations in the genes encoding lamins and associated proteins have been shown ...
Kellis Manolis - - 2010
A report of the seventh annual meeting on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression, 23-27 March 2010, Cold Spring Harbor, USA.
Entschladen Frank - - 2010
The 13th meeting of the Signal Transduction Society was held in Weimar, from October 28 to 30, 2009. Special focus of the 2009 conference was "Aging and Senescence", which was co-organized by the SFB 728 "Environmentally-Induced Aging Processes" of the University of Düsseldorf and the study group 'Signal Transduction' of ...
Barash Yoseph - - 2010
A report on the 18th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and the 7th Special Interest Group meeting on Alternative Splicing, Boston, USA, 9-13 July 2010.
Capra John A - - 2010
A report on the 23rd annual meeting on 'The Biology of Genomes', 11-15 May 2010, Cold Spring Harbor, USA.
Wang Yong - - 2010
A report of the 3rd International Symposium on Optimization and Systems Biology, 20-22 September 2009, Zhangjiajie, China.
Bedau Mark A - - 2009
An alternative to creating novel organisms through the traditional "top-down" approach to synthetic biology involves creating them from the "bottom up" by assembling them from non-living components; the products of this approach are called "protocells." In this paper we describe how bottom-up and top-down synthetic biology differ, review the current ...
Dabrock Peter - - 2009
In the ethical debate over synthetic biology the formula "playing god" is widely used in order to attack this new branch of biotechnology. The article analyses, contextualizes and criticises this usage with respect to the theological concepts of creation, sin and humans as created in the image of God. Against ...
Burton Matthew F - - 2009
LL-37 is a human host defence peptide that has a wide range of biological functions, including antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties. This review summarises how molecular structure influences the balance between the immunomodulatory and antimicrobial functions of LL-37.
Herbert Brittney-Shea - - 2009
A two and a half day meeting on G-quadruplexes was held in Louisville, KY, USA (April 18-21, 2009). A specific goal of this conference was to promote discussion on the biology of G-quadruplexes. In practice this was represented in four main ways, namely in biophysics, bio/nanotechnology, therapeutics, and what might ...
Yearley Steven - - 2009
Synthetic biology promises to be highly innovative in its contribution to scientific understanding. But it offers other sorts of innovation too: in the variety of applications that could result and in the wide range of practitioners who could become involved. But directly corresponding to each of these is a kind ...
Ranganathan Shoba - - 2009
The 2009 annual conference of the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), Asia's oldest bioinformatics organisation dating back to 1998, was organized as the 8th International Conference on Bioinformatics (InCoB), Sept. 7-11, 2009 at Biopolis, Singapore. Besides bringing together scientists from the field of bioinformatics in this region, InCoB has actively ...
Lister Allyson - - 2009
A report of BioSysBio 2009, the IET conference on Synthetic Biology, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Cambridge, UK, 23-25 March 2009.
Przytycka Teresa M - - 2009
A report of the 18th Annual Growth Factor and Signal Transduction Symposium, Ames, USA, 11-14 June 2009.
Bellaïche Yohanns - - 2009
A joint meeting of the Japanese and French societies for Developmental Biology, entitled ;Frontiers in Developmental Biology', was recently held in Giens, France. The organizers, Patrick Lemaire and Shinichi Aizawa, showcased some of the rapid progress in the field that has been made possible through the use of modern large-scale ...
Palmeirim Isabel - - 2009
We revise the historical evolution of the societies devoted to Developmental Biology from the early activities of the Institut International dEmbryologie (IIE), founded in 1911, with particular emphasis on the more recent constitution of the Spanish Sociedad Española de Biología del Desarrollo (SEBD), founded in 1994, and the Portuguese Sociedade ...
Byun Reine - - 2009
A report of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory/Wellcome Trust Meeting on Engineering Principles in Biology, Cambridge, UK, 14-16 October 2009.
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- - 2008
Meeting preview: Costa Brava in October - Protein Design and Evolution for BiocatalysisJames Briscoe awarded 2008 EMBO Gold MedalChemical biology: Anti-Alzheimer's agentRTS Life Science wins 2008 North West "innovation in engineering" awardSynthetic Biology: Funders move to address social and ethical challengesNovartis to accelerate TB drug developmentProject highlight: Metagenomic sequencingBiotech round ...
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