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Posted By LSN Editorial Team Aug 16, 2017 9:20 PM
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Vania Cao did a PhD in neuroscience before transitioning away from the bench to become an Application Scientist at Inscopix, Inc . She is now Manager of Scientific Content and Training at Inscopix. We caught up with Vania to learn more about how she moved from academia into industry. You did a PhD ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jul 30, 2017 8:26 AM
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Taryn Murray is a postdoctoral fellow at the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity. She is also a talented artist who creates amazing drawings. Taryn was kind enough to share a little about her science and her art with us. About the science… I wish I could say that my chosen field has ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jul 6, 2017 10:08 PM
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Sanger sequencing using Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) has been the gold standard for sequencing for 40 years. We spoke with Kim Kelderman, vice president and general manager, Genetic Analysis for Thermo Fisher Scientific, about the recently launched SeqStudio Genetic Analyzer, a turnkey solution that ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jul 6, 2017 12:57 AM
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Here at Life Science Network, we recognize the importance that art can play in communicating science and so we love to feature scientists who create art and artists who create science. This week we speak with Paul S. Hartley, a functional geneticist who also does beautiful wildlife-inspired drawings ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 30, 2017 3:06 AM
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Earlier this year, we conducted the Global Postdoc Working Conditions Survey, asking postdocs from around the world about the working and training conditions in their country. Here are the results. This is a long post, so if you prefer, you can download it as ebook , find the high resolution images ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 28, 2017 9:17 PM
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Thomai Dion , a pharmacist by training, was inspired by talks with her own children to create a series of children’s books and apparel that promote STEM education in a fun and engaging way. We caught up with Thomai to learn more about how she is using art to communicate science to the next generation ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 26, 2017 10:58 PM
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Regulatory compliance and reimbursement are two of the biggest challenges facing medical device companies of all sizes as we heard from Jon Wilensky, CEO of the startup company Braykion. Coming up in July are a series of conferences discussing the recent regulatory changes in Europe, how to mitigate ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 26, 2017 10:15 PM
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Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 26, 2017 1:29 AM
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Biosignatures Ltd is a UK-based startup company developing novel protein-based diagnostics. We caught up with CEO and co-founder Will Dracup to find out more about his technology and his startup journey. What does Biosignatures do? We find new diagnostics, particularly blood tests for cancers. ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 23, 2017 8:13 AM
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Happy, Happy Friday! This week's quirky science news is all about space colonization. It's a little too doomsday to be called fun science, with Stephen Hawking predicting humans need to leave earth within the next century to survive. Maybe human life on Mars is closer than we think? Intergalactic ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 19, 2017 3:24 AM
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TumorGen MDx has created a cancer diagnostic workflow with the goal of allowing doctors to provide targeted anti-cancer therapies. TumorGen’s microfluidics chip captures live Cancer Stem Cells. Their platform then allows single-cell sequencing and drug susceptibility testing. We caught up with TumorGen’s ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 18, 2017 9:33 PM
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UNWIND events make life science networking easy. On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, we will be in San Diego with live music, craft beer, wine, tacos and a few hundred friendly life science professionals looking to connect and collaborate. And, our summer edition is the largest party of the season in life ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 16, 2017 2:44 AM
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Happy Friday. Here's our weekly serving of fun science. This week it's all about futuristic technologies. We are getting closer to be able to create biological robots and who know what else! Super Carbon Carbon is the element that keeps on giving. It forms the backbone of many chemicals. It's given ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 12, 2017 10:35 PM
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ASAPbio is a biologist-driven project promoting the use of preprints in life science. ASAPbio engages with different stakeholders – scientists, scientific societies, journals and funders - to discuss, plan and implement strategies to incorporate preprints into the life science ecosystem. ASAPbio is ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 9, 2017 12:11 AM
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Happy Friday! Here's some fun and quirky science to celebrate the end of the week. This week it's all about genes. Going to Mars Might Give You Cancer Data collected from the Mars Curiosity Rover during 2011 and 2012 showed that radiation on Mars is 1000 times stronger than on Earth. Such a high ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 5, 2017 10:47 PM
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Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 5, 2017 10:28 PM
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Louisiana-based company AxoSim has developed a Nerve-on-a-Chip platform that facilitates pre-clinical neurotoxicity and efficacy testing of drug candidates. We caught up with CEO and co-founder Lowry Curley to find out more about his technology and his journey from postdoc to startup entrepreneur. ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team Jun 2, 2017 2:22 AM
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Every Friday we bring you some fun and quirky science news to celebrate the end of the week. This week it's a little bit different. Instead of talking about some offbeat scientific studies, we want to share some original ways to communicate your research. Science Magazine's Dance Your PhD For the ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team May 29, 2017 7:59 AM
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Swiss-based company Pryv has developed a health data management platform that guarantees data privacy and regulatory compliance. We caught up with CEO and founder Pierre-Mikael Legris to find out more about his technology and his startup journey. What does Pryv do? Pryv is a decentralized ...
Posted By LSN Editorial Team May 25, 2017 11:18 PM
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Happy Friday! Here is some fun and quirky science to celebrate the end of the week. This week it's almost all about animals - with some cartoons thrown in to mix it up. Male/female Gene Switch Different animals use different genes to determine 'maleness' and 'femaleness'. Human boys have the SRY ...