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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 here.

Roskamp Institute Seminar: Dec 12, 2014Roskamp 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!!

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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 Tau Hyperphosphorylation. 

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Sarasota scientists excited about potential Alzheimer's breakthrough

Roskamp makes breakthrough in Alzheimer's research

Fla. scientists may have found Alzheimer's breakthrough

BioFlorida 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 attendees.

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The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding causes of and finding cures for neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions. Based in Sarasota, Florida, the Institute utilizes a broad range of scientific approaches to understanding the causes of and potential therapies for these disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer's disease.

The Mission of The Roskamp Institute is to conduct scientific research to discover safe and effective new drug therapies to successfully treat diseases of the mind and to promote healthy aging.

Headed by Dr. Michael Mullan and Dr. Fiona Crawford, the institute employs experienced and interdisciplinary scientists and technicians and houses state-of-the-art research labs and equipment to conduct scientific research. The quality of research performed at the institute reflects its motto: "Better science. Real discovery."

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