MWV Episode 76 - Jeffrey Almond - Vaccine Development

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Dr. Jeffrey Almond began his career as an academic virologist studying influenza. Eventually Jeffrey started his own lab and began studying picornaviruses working on an oral polio vaccine strain. Following twenty years in academics including major contributions in the eradication of polio worldwide, Jeffrey transitioned into a career in industry working on vaccine development at Sanofi Pasteur. In March of 2013, Jeffrey was at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring conference to...

GSC 9: Industry Panel (Part 2 of 3)

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9th Genomic Standards Consortium Workshop at JCVI, Rockville, MD, USA, April 28-30, 2010 ( http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_9 ). Industries, especially those involved in marketing sequencing platforms and informatics, have a considerable role to play in helping to deliver data standards. Primarily the GSC envisages this role to be through the directed delivery of workflows and SOPs relating to sequence production and analysis. Importantly, they could take a lead on providing a route...

GSC 9: Industry Panel (Part 3 of 3)

submitted by: psterk1
Industries, especially those involved in marketing sequencing platforms and informatics, have a considerable role to play in helping to deliver data standards. Primarily the GSC envisages this role to be through the directed delivery of workflows and SOPs relating to sequence production and analysis. Importantly, they could take a lead on providing a route map for the collection of metadata associated with ‘omic-projects. This panel provides a forum for representatives from industrial...

GSC 9: Industry Panel (Part 1 of 3)

submitted by: psterk1
Industries, especially those involved in marketing sequencing platforms and informatics, have a considerable role to play in helping to deliver data standards. Primarily the GSC envisages this role to be through the directed delivery of workflows and SOPs relating to sequence production and analysis. Importantly, they could take a lead on providing a route map for the collection of metadata associated with ‘omic-projects. This panel provides a forum for representatives from industrial...

Alzheimer's Disease

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Z. Khachaturian, PhD. - New approaches to the therapy of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are discussed in video interviews of this series. According to Z. Khachaturian (Potomac, MD) substantial progress has been made during the last 10 years in our understanding of pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease as well as in the discovery of biomarkers and therapeutic approaches. In addition to cholinergic drugs, inhibitors of plaque formation have been discovered, but the currently available...

Web 2.0 Panel

submitted by: dougramsey

A discussion with Brian Dear from Eventful.com, Seth Greenberg from Intuit.com and Turbotax, and Seth Sternberg from Meebo.com on Web 2.0, online enterpreneurship, user communities, advertising, technology and communication.