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Jan 2015 - A Research Assistant job opening has been posted on our
Careers page. Summary: The research assistant
lab technition will work in a molecular/cellular biology lab focused on
drug discovery for the treatment of neurodegenerative conditions. Lab work
will be centered on in vitro drug screening but also on the in vivo
activity of various drugs to delineate their effects on cognitive behavior
and neuropathology using transgenic mouse models. Full job posting
Institute Seminar: Friday December 12 PM.
Dr. John Rees, Chief of
Neuroradiology, Partner's Imaging, will be giving the talk on Normal and
Abnormal Neuronal Migration.
Please RSVP 941-256-8019 or www.rfdn.org/rsvp.html
Lunch is provided SPACE IS LIMITED!!
Roskamp Institute Discovers New Target for Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's
Disease. Roskamp Institute has had a research paper by lead author Daniel
Paris published online in The Journal of Biological Chemistry:
The Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (syk) Regulates Alzheimer's Aß Production and
Sarasota scientists excited about potential Alzheimer's breakthrough
Roskamp makes breakthrough in Alzheimer's research
Fla. scientists may have found Alzheimer's breakthrough
BioFlorida Chapter Award was presented to Jamie Humphrey. Please see
the the below announcement:
The BioFlorida Chapter Award recognizes
the most influential and active of BioFlorida's eight regional chapters.
Regional Chapters are volunteer led and serve as BioFlorida's regional link
to the lifescience community in the area.
Michael Van Butsel of DPR
Construction serving as the Business Chair, and James Humphrey of the
Roskamp Institute, serving as the Science Chair, were each awarded the
BioFlorida Chapter Award for creating and serving as co-chairs for the
BioFlorida Sarasota-Bradenton Chapter. They organized a dynamic leadership
team including a cross section of academics, economic development
council's, core scientific companies and related life science businesses.
Having only started the chapter in March, the chapter has held
three chapter meetings engaging 60-75 attendees in regional life sciences
programming and introduced a new regional BioFlorida event named The
BioTech Expo, a life science poster and vendor event that showcased the
strong STEM infrastructure in the region attracting more than 150
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