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Women in Bio RTP "How to Dare to be Yourself? Innovate and Stay Standing!"

2/24/2014 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 Come out for a varied and exciting event at Biogen Idec! Anne Whitaker, President of North America Pharmaceuticals for Sanofi, will give the evening’s keynote speech. Next, you will have the opportunity to hear a panel discussion involving several distinguished professionals from the pharmaceutical industry. Finally, ample time will be set aside during the event for networking. Hurry and register by February 23 for a discounted registration fee!

Yelp's Mad Science Mashup: A Triangle Restaurant Week Kick Off Party

1/17/2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

"Put your lab coats on and bring out the wackiest mad scientist hair you can. Prepare for an explosively good time at Yelp's Mad Science Mash Up on January 17th, from 8-10pm at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Let's kickoff the new year right by celebrating the start of Triangle Restaurant Week…." 

Creatures of the Night: A Museum Family Sleepover at the Museum of Life + Science

1/24/2014 - 1/25/2014

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science is a whole different world at night! Stake out your indoor campsite and join everyone for dinner in the mess hall. Take a trip to the stars in StarLab, our digital portable planetarium, and explore the wonders of the night sky. Explore the mysterious behaviors of nocturnal animals and cook up some yummy nighttime snacks. Late night games and crafts will be available for all our "night owls." 

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Inaugural Regenerative Medicine Symposium

10/17/2013 7:30 AM - 5:45 PM

The UNC School of Medicine and the NCSU Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research are hosting the initial Regenerative Medicine Symposium: Opportunities, Challenges, and Resources in Regenerative Medicine on October 15, 2013.  Sixteen speakers from both UNC-Chapel Hill and NCSU will present.  The presentations are in 3 sessions: 1) Bone, Cartilage and Regenerative Medicine, 2) Intestinal & Cardiovascular Stem cells in Tissue Repair & Regenerative Medicine, and 3) Resources, Challenges

Biomanufacturing Open House

10/10/2013 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

BTEC, BRITE, and the BioNetwork Capstone Center are collaborating to host the first annual Biomanufacturing Open House on October 10, 1:00–5:00PM, at Golden LEAF BTEC. We're going to celebrate biomanufacturing in North Carolina, communicate our successes, showcase our capabilities, and discuss future opportunities. 

Science Cafe: Discovery of the Olinguito

10/17/2013 7:00 PM

"Observed in the wild, tucked away in museum collections, and even exhibited in zoos, there is one mysterious creature that has been a victim of mistaken identity for more than 100 years. A team of scientists — including Roland Kays of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences — recently completed their study of this remarkable animal, an investigation that took them on a journey from museum cabinets in Chicago to cloud forests in South America to genetics labs in Washington, D.C.

NC Museum of Natural Science Presents: "Unlocking the Mysteries of the Ancient Nasca People of Peru"

10/4/2013 7:00 PM

"Archeologists have long known that the ancient Nasca peoples of the southern coast of Peru built the iconic geoglyphs in the dry desert.  These geoglyphs in Nasca come in a variety of shapes, including geometric ones, animal figures and anthropomorphic beings.  Most of the geoglyphs in this region date to the Nasca period around AD 200-600.  There are many explanations for the lines ranging from their use to point out underground water resources, as ritual pathways,


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