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|Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:27 am Post subject: 2nd Annual Christopher Reeve Hot Topics in Stem Cell Biology
|Press Release Source: Serologicals Corporation
Stem Cell Experts Engage at 2nd Annual Christopher Reeve Hot Topics in Stem Cell Biology Satellite Symposium
Tuesday November 8, 11:45 am ET
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2005--Serologicals Corporation (NASDAQ: SERO - News) announced today that Chemicon International, Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary based in Temecula, CA, is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Christopher Reeve Hot Topics in Stem Cell Biology Satellite Symposium, to be held during the 2005 Society for Neuroscience 35th Annual Meeting. The symposium is coordinated by the Evan Snyder Lab of the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. The event takes place on Monday, November 14, 2005 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt, Washington D.C.
Sixteen thought-leading laboratories in stem cell biology will be presenting an evening of data blitzes and debate on the most exciting, hottest areas of stem cell research. Labs that are confirmed to present are:
The Derek Van der Kooy Lab, University of Toronto, Toronto
The Ole Isacson Lab, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School,
The Rusty Gage Lab, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif.
The Jeff Macklis Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard
Medical School, Boston
The Gerd Kempermann Lab, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular
The Jim Goldstein Lab, Columbia University
The Arnold Krigstein Lab, University of California, San Francisco
The Rob Wechsler-Reya Lab, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
The Su-chun Zhang Lab, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Harley Kornblum Lab, University of California, Los Angeles
The Clive Svendsen Lab, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Gianvito Martino & Angelo Vescovi Labs, Vita-Salute
University, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
The Darwin Prockop Lab, Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
The Ron McKay Lab, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
The Ron Hart Lab, Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J.
The Evan Snyder Lab, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La
"With Chemicon's commitment and strong ties to stem cell research in California and throughout the world, we feel it is important for us to be a part of this forum," said Dr. Michelle Greene, Director, Stem Cell Segment. "The labs and scientists participating in the symposium are some of the world's most innovative when it comes to stem cell research, and this is an excellent opportunity to provide a glimpse of what's on the horizon."
The Society for Neuroscience is a nonprofit membership organization of basic scientists and physicians who study the brain and nervous system. The Society for Neuroscience 35th Annual Meeting is being held November 12-16 in Washington D.C., at the Washington Convention Center.
Chemicon International, Inc. offers a broad range of research products, including specialty reagents, kits, antibodies, and custom products and services, to customers working in the areas of neuroscience, stem cell biology, cancer, and infectious disease research. It is also a leading supplier of monoclonal antibodies, conjugates, antibody blends and molecular-based detection kits for use in diagnostic laboratories. Chemicon focuses on basic and biomedical research, drug discovery, and diagnostics, allowing it to serve thousands of customers worldwide in the academic, clinical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical sectors. Acquired in 2003, Chemicon is a Serologicals company, based in Temecula, CA.
For more information, please visit our website: www.chemicon.com.
Serologicals Corporation (NASDAQ: SERO - News), headquartered in Atlanta, GA., is a global leader in developing and commercializing consumable biological products, enabling technologies and services in support of biological research, drug discovery, and the bioprocessing of life-enhancing products. Our customers include researchers at major life science companies and leading research institutions involved in key disciplines, such as neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, cardiology, proteomics, infectious diseases, cell signaling and stem cell research. In addition, Serologicals is the world's leading provider of monoclonal antibodies for the blood typing industry. Serologicals employs a total of more than 1,000 people worldwide in three Serologicals' companies: Chemicon International, headquartered in Temecula, CA, Upstate Group, LLC, headquartered in Charlottesville, VA. and Celliance Corporation, headquartered in Atlanta, GA.
For more information, please visit our website: www.serologicals.com.
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