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ASU School of Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium

Apr 20, 2018 2:00pm | Event
Student Pavilion, Senita 121 C

Bertram Jacobs, Ph.D., Director, School of Life Sciences, Professor of Virology, Biodesign Institute Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy Bertram Jacobs’s research is focused on developing a vaccine that prevents infection or extends the lives of HIV patients. He also leads a group of students every summer to sub-Saharan Africa to teach AIDS prevention to the international community. Livestream the event: ustream.tv/asutv

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Ion Solubility, Diffusivity and Transport in Charged Polymer Membranes

Apr 23, 2018 10:45am | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Benny Freeman, Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas Austin  Benny Freeman’s research program explores the relationship between polymer structure, processing and properties. More specifically, the effect that polymer structures have on the solubility, diffusivity and permeability of small molecules in polymers and polymer-based materials. These fundamental studies bear directly upon membranes for liquid, gas and vapor separations; controlled drug delivery...

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Laboratory Safety Training

Apr 24, 2018 9:00am | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Alex Krikliwy presents Laboratory Safety. Everyone who works in an ASU laboratory setting must complete lab safety training each year (per ASU policy), with the first session being held in person. 

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Commercialization Counsel

Apr 25, 2018 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, 310E

Kyle Siegal, J.D., Director of Intellectual Property, SkySong Innovations Thomas Goodman, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development, SkySong Innovations Meet with ASU’s intellectual property management company life sciences team. Services include: technology evaluation and marketing, intellectual property protection and licensing and commercialization. Stop by or make an appointment by emailing Kyle.Siegal@azte.com. 

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Using Single Cell RNA Sequencing to Characterize Cell-type Specific Gene Expression in a Mouse Model of Multiple Myeloma Treated with the cIAP Antagonist LCL161

Apr 25, 2018 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Nicholas Banovich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Integrated Cancer Genomics Division at the Translational Genomics Research Institute Multiple myeloma is the second most common hematological cancer, accounting for roughly 2 percent of all cancer deaths. Unfortunately, MM remains incurable and nearly all patients experience relapse. Recently, Nicholas Banovich and colleagues have identified a novel cIAP1 antagonist, LCL161, with remarkable anti-MM effects. The identified genes, and the pathways...

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Ebola: An Example of Fake News, Trickery, Imperialism and Other Pitfalls Penetrating Science

Apr 26, 2018 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Jens H. Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., Lead Virologist, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick “Fake news” is an emerging phrase used for inconvenient (or truly false) information spread by mass media outlets. However, the manipulation of information and the spread of “facts” not rooted in robust or even any data also is rampant among scientific experts. Using the example of Ebola, I will demonstrate...

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Live-cell Imaging Technology Overview

Apr 26, 2018 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, AL1-10/14

Nikon will present an overview of live-cell imaging technology, featuring N-SIMS E super-resolution microscope system, Ti2 inverted microscope with TIRF and C2 confocal microscope system. Hands-on demonstrations will be available Friday, April 27. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Honor.Glenn@asu.edu. Host: Biodesign Imaging Core

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Social Stress-induced Amphetamine Cross-sensitization: the Critical Role of GluA1 AMPA Receptors in Ventral Tegmental Area Dopamine Neurons

Apr 26, 2018 3:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Megan Rudolph, U of A, College of Medicine, IGPN Graduate Student This is part of the neuroscience research seminar series. Host: Biodesign Institute and School of Life Sciences

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Arizona Wellbeing Commons: Cancer/ Viruses, Immunity, Microbiomes and Infectious Disease Joint Meeting

Apr 30, 2018 10:00am | Event
ASU SkySong Building 1, Room 301 Ingenuity

Cancer Prevention, Detection, Management and Treatment and Viruses, Immunity, Microbiomes and Infectious Disease are divisions of the Arizona Wellbeing Commons, a statewide group that provides opportunities for health-related researchers in Arizona to learn about one another’s work and to share ideas. Abstracts are being solicited in the scientific areas of cancer immunotherapy, microbial therapy for cancer and microbiota and cancer for a poster session at the meeting. Submission deadline is...

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Commercialization Counsel

May 02, 2018 12:00pm | Event
Biodesign Institute, 310E

Kyle Siegal, J.D., Director of Intellectual Property, SkySong Innovations Thomas Goodman, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development, SkySong Innovations Meet with ASU’s intellectual property management company life sciences team. Services include: technology evaluation and marketing, intellectual property protection and licensing and commercialization. Stop by or make an appointment by emailing Kyle.Siegal@azte.com. 

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