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MannKind visits Research Coast (with video)

January 30, 2010
biotech

Scientists from the California-based MannKind Corp. spent Friday discussing how they could team with Research Coast scientists to get their …Click Here to Read More


Roskamp seeking funders

January 30, 2010
biotech

Bob Roskamp hoped his drug discovery institute would be thriving without his help by now. The developer and philanthropist imagined …Click Here to Read More


Gainesville tosses hat in ring

January 29, 2010
biotech

Gainesville has all the resources it needs to create jobs and compete in an innovation economy – growing clusters of …Click Here to Read More


St. Pete Times on Florida biotech investment

January 28, 2010
biotech

If Americans like quick economic results, Floridians want them yesterday. So it’s no surprise that a sophisticated industry Florida wants …Click Here to Read More


McCollum, Dockery and Sink queried

January 28, 2010
biotech

Sent email to all three potential Florida Governor campaigns requesting their views on Florida’s efforts to attract and retain biotechnology …Click Here to Read More


Crist on Florida biotech investment

January 28, 2010
biotech

“The successes we are seeing in Florida’s biotechnology business hub show us that we must continue our efforts to attract …Click Here to Read More


Breeding better oysters: Shelling out

January 28, 2010
biotech

A new breed of oyster may encourage aquaculture

MUCH of the bounty of the ocean is, these days, far less plentiful than it used to be. Scarcity has made oysters expensive, turning this unattractive mollusc into a delicacy for the rich. That could change if researchers find a way to breed a faster growing and larger oyster.

As many gardeners and farmers know, crossbreeding two wimpy specimens sometimes produces strong offspring—an effect known as hybrid vigour. Hybrid vigour is common in plants and is found in some animals—though, some speculate, it may be lacking in European royalty. …


Stem cell breakthrough: Bone marrow cells are the answer

January 28, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology New research in the FASEB Journal shows that bone marrow cells fuse to different types of cells, including embryonic stem cells, creating new hybrids that may evade immune rejection Using cells from mice,…


Researchers find new way to study how enzymes repair DNA sun damage

January 28, 2010
biotech

[NEWS]

Contact: Dongping Zhong Zhong.28@osu.edu 614-292-3044 Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio — Researchers at Ohio State University have found a new way to study how enzymes move as they repair DNA sun damage — and that discovery could one day lead to new therapies for healing sunburned skin. Ultraviolet (UV) light damages skin by ca…


One small step for MannKind

January 27, 2010
biotech

MannKind researchers will present an update on MannKind’s anti-cancer drug research to counterparts from VGTI Florida, Torrey Pines Institute and Martin …Click Here to Read More