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Society of Neuroscience Chapter Reactivation Kickoff

6/17/2014 5:30 PM

Come out and be a part of the largest community of neuroscientists in the world!

There will be nominations for members for the positions of President,Secretary, Treasurer and Council and Committee members. If you areinterested in holding a position or would like to nominate someone for aposition please email TriangleSfNChapter@gmail.com. Only current regularmembers of SfN can hold the office of President, Secretary or Treasurer. Anymember of the chapter is able to hold Council and Committee positions.

Science Cafe: Heritage Breed Conservation

6/26/2014 7:00 PM

Throughout agricultural history each generation has taken its turn as steward of the genetic trust of traditional farm animal breeds, yet our current generation is in danger of bankrupting this trust. Modern agriculture is instead dominated by a few highly specialized breeds selected for maximum output, leaving many traditional breeds to disappear as their popularity declines. This puts the future of agriculture in great jeopardy by depending on only a few breeds with limited genetic diversity to produce the majority of food for our country.

CED Raising the Dough Series: Part II, Life Science

6/5/2014 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Raising the Dough' is a two-part program series designed to equip early-stage entrepreneurs (you!) with knowledge about the current funding landscape and practical advice on how to increase your company's overall chances for success. This entrepreneur-only program will focus on issues facing med device, biopharma, diagnostics, and agbio entrepreneurs. We'll cover things like knowing when and how to making the right connections, tips for writing grants and developing a grant portfolio, raising outside capital, as well as when to approach potential strategic partners.

CED Raising the Dough Series: Part II, Life Science

6/3/2014 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Raising the Dough' is a two-part program series designed to equip early-stage entrepreneurs (you!) with knowledge about the current funding landscape and practical advice on how to increase your company's overall chances for success. This entrepreneur-only program will focus on issues facing med device, biopharma, diagnostics, and agbio entrepreneurs. We'll cover things like knowing when and how to making the right connections, tips for writing grants and developing a grant portfolio, raising outside capital, as well as when to approach potential strategic partners.

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 http://www.yelp.com/even…." 

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

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