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  Home - Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences - University of Newcastle
The Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences (PEALS) Research Centre was established in 1999 as a partnership between the Universities of Durham and Newcastle and the Centre for Life.
PEALS aims to research, inform and improve policy, professional practice and public participation in the life sciences.
Forecasting science futures: legitimising hope and calming fears in the embryo stem cell debate.
www.peals.ncl.ac.uk   (221 words)

 Life Sciences Partners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Life Sciences Partners (LSP) today announced the first close of its third fund at € 65 million.
LSP III is a venture capital fund dedicated to life science investments in Europe, with a focus on the Benelux and Germany.
LSP III will invest in 15 to 20 companies active in the life science area in the Benelux, Germany and the rest of Europe, consistent with the strategy of itsprevious funds.
www.lsp.nl   (387 words)

 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Natural Resources, College of Science, and College of Liberal Arts and Human Science are joining together to host the Fall Focus Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 11 a.m.
The event was hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Natural Resources, and the School of Education.
Erik Stromberg, interim head of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science, retrieves a trap sample at the Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Warsaw that will warn of Asian Soybean Rust, a crop-devastating fungus growers are looking out for this planting season.
www.cals.vt.edu   (668 words)

 Board of Editors in the Life Sciences
he Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) was founded in 1991 to evaluate the proficiency of manuscript editors in the life sciences and to award credentials similar to those obtainable in other professions.
Editors whose careers in editing in the life sciences have been so distinguished that BELS has bestowed the title Honored Editor in the Life Sciences may use the designation ELS(H) after their names.
Membership in BELS is not limited to only those with a degree or editorial experience in the life sciences.
www.bels.org   (394 words)

 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Students of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences not only receive a great education, but also learn great lessons about values and ethics from the culture we call Texas AandM.
Consistently ranks as one of the top colleges of agriculture and life sciences in the nation.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a member of The Texas AandM Agriculture Program and the Ag Consortium of Texas.
coals.tamu.edu   (272 words)

 KCL: Biochemistry Department home page
New developments in molecular and cell biology, together with genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, means that the excitement of new discovery in biochemistry is set to continue well into the 21st century.
The fundamental new findings in this area of science will have a far-reaching impact on health care, the control of environmental hazards and on life as a whole and offers much potential for the creation and preservation of new, challenging employment opportunities.
From the 1st of August 2005 the Department of Biochemistry will be formed from the merging of the former Department of Life Sciences and the former Department of Biomolecular Sciences.
www.kcl.ac.uk /kis/schools/life_sciences/life_sci/top.html   (251 words)

 Huntingdon Life Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
IDA is thrilled to announce several important successes in the battle to stop Huntingdon Life Sciences' (HLS's) cruelty.
In 1997, PETA conducted an eight-month undercover investigation at Huntingdon Life Sciences in NJ, documenting daily abuse to the animals and sloppy scientific practices.
HUNTINGDON Life Sciences (HLS), the drug testing group, yesterday announced that its biggest backer, Stephens Group, is to end its relationship with the company.
www.vivisectioninfo.org /HLS.html   (1152 words)

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The two-year study, funded by the National Science Foundation, will explore the needs of current users and seek to understand and overcome barriers identified by non-users.
Faculty/Staff provides information for faculty and staff on education in the biological sciences, teaching and learning resources, and opportunities to mentor K-12 teachers and students.
www.wisc.edu /cels   (608 words)

 ILSI Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The final reports from three ILSI Research Foundation/Risk Science Institute working groups are being published in September and October, comprising special issues or supplements of each of three journals.  “Achieving Continous Improvement in Reductions in Foodborne Listeriosis – A Risk-based Approach” was published in September as a supplement to the Journal of Food Protection (Vol.
The ILSI Research Foundation/Risk Science Institute (ILSI RF/RSI) announces the publication of Principles for Characterizing the Potential Human Health Effects from Exposure to Nanomaterials:  Elements of a Screening Strategy in the on-line open access journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) are pleased to announce the results of the Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy People (HLHP) final proposal selection process.
www.ilsi.org   (913 words)

 The Life Sciences Research Office (LSRO)
The conduct and application of science and its place in the fabric of American society have become everyday concerns, and science plays an important role in ensuring U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace.
We debate whether the contributions of science to the health and welfare of the citizenry justify its cost.
Over 135 past and present FASEB members are recipients of the Nobel prize, and approximately 800 are members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences or Institute of Medicine.
www.lsro.org   (478 words)

 SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences
The life sciences have become increasingly quantitative as new technologies facilitate collection and analysis of vast amounts of data ranging from complete genomic sequences of organisms to satellite imagery of forest landscapes on continental scales.
The SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences brings together researchers who seek to develop and apply mathematical and computational methods in all areas of the life sciences.
Mathematicians, life scientists, computational biologists, bioengineers and others interested in mathematical and computational analysis of biological systems are encouraged to attend.
www.siam.org /meetings/ls04   (553 words)

 Association for Politics and the Life Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Association for Politicsand the Life Sciences (APLS) is an international and interdisciplinaryassociation of scholars, scientists, and policymakers concerned with problemsor issues that involve politics or public policy and one or more ofthe life sciences.
The association, founded in 1980, publishes a journal,Politics and the Life Sciences; a newsletter, APLS News;and a membership directory, The APLS Directory.
The association'sannual conference is held in late August or early September, concurrentlywith—but independently of—the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.
www.hass.usu.edu /~apls   (79 words)

 Seraphim Life Sciences Consulting LLC
Seraphim provides companies and investors in the life sciences sector with a new approach to consulting and due diligence.
Our guiding principle is that the best advice requires both rigorous scientific and technical expertise and a keen appreciation for the critical business and operational considerations.
Trust, Commitment, Integrity, Results  At Seraphim, these are not just words, but the core of our professional life.
www.seraphimlifesciences.com   (195 words)

 Praxis Life Sciences
Praxis Life Sciences - a new kind of consulting company - combines life sciences knowledge with process improvement, project management, e-Learning and organizational change capabilities to deliver real business results.
If you are frustrated with critical business initiatives that don't deliver, Praxis Life Sciences should be your next call.
Whether you are starting to plan a critical business change or one of your key projects is in trouble, now is the time to contact us.
www.praxisls.com   (114 words)

 Rutgers University Libraries: Indexes and Databases: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Published by the Nature Publishing Group, the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences provides access to more than 3000 articles and 6000 illustrations related to the Life Sciences.
The authors (more than 6000) are all specialists in their fields and are periodically asked to update the articles.
The articles are written for a very broad life science audience; each article will indicate the level of readership: undergraduate, graduate and specialty issue.
www.libraries.rutgers.edu /rul/indexes/search_guides/enc_life_sci.shtml   (272 words)

 Defense Life Sciences
Defense Life Sciences, (DLSci) is dedicated to the development of commercial Life Sciences for National and Civil Defense.
DLSci's mission is to bring into being a market where the Life Sciences will expand beyond the current medical and bio-defense areas into broader applications of energy, engineering, materials science, logistics and other main stream commercial applications.
Our projects receive expert ethical, legal and federal policy review to ensure the needs of the government and public are met in a responsible manner.
www.dlsci.com   (143 words)

 Life Sciences at Brandeis University
The exhilarating pace of discovery in the Life Sciences and the complex problems ahead
The interactive and stimulating environment of Brandeis University fosters thinking "outside the box", where biophysical and genetic approaches merge with the tools of biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate the fundamental processes of life.
The graduate programs are committed to interdisciplinary training, spanning five academic departments as well as four research centers.
www.bio.brandeis.edu   (237 words)

 Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences Database Description
The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) Online combines ease of accessibility with continually updated information, providing user-friendly web access to over 3,000 articles across the life sciences.
Compiled as an electronic database, ELS will integrate current theory, practice and understanding of all basic and many applied aspects of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on cell and molecular biology and its relevance to medicine.
Topics covered by the ELS include biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution and diversity of life, functional and comparative morphology, genetics and molecular biology, immunology, microbiology and virology, neuroscience, plant science, science and society, and structural biology.
www.library.pitt.edu /articles/database_info/els.html   (191 words)

 Resource Guide for Health & Life Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Resource Guide for Health and Life Sciences gives an overview of quality-assured information to support learning, teaching and research within higher education. The guide focuses on the JISC collection of resources relevant to Health and Life Sciences and, where appropriate, complementary resources and initiatives funded by other bodies.
The criteria for inclusion of resources in the Resource Guide for Health and Life Sciences is laid out in the scope policy, which can be found in the About us section.
The Resource Guide for Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is one of seven funded by the JISC.  To view the other Resource Guides visit www.jisc.ac.uk/resourceguides.
www.jisc.ac.uk /index.cfm?name=rg_lifehealth_main   (243 words)

 The World Life Sciences Forum: BioVision, international platform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Life Sciences Forum BioVision - Lyon-France, is a unique international platform, bringing together representatives from society, science, and industry in equal numbers, to discuss, debate and put forth proposals on the major international issues concerning the future of health, food and the environment.
A growing international success Since its inception in 1999, the BioVision Forum has brought together the top decision makers and stakeholders from the global Life Sciences community.
With the availability of a newly expanded Lyon Convention Center, this number is expected to reach 6,000 for BioVision 2007 The World Life Sciences Forum: BioVision, international platform
www.biovision.org   (160 words)

 CORDIS: FP6: Life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health: Home
Legal Notice: The information in this website is subject to a disclaimer and a copyright notice.
Life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health is one of seven major thematic priorities of the European Union´s Sixth FrameWork Programme (FP6).
The objective is to help Europe exploit, in this post-genomic era, the unprecedented opportunities for generating new knowledge and translating it into applications that enhance human health.
www.cordis.lu /lifescihealth/home.html   (441 words)

 Life Sciences Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Life Sciences Branch Chiefs Receive 2005 Ames Honor Awards.
Flies in Space is hosted on the NASA Quest website, an award winning educational site, and reflects a collaboration between the Life Sciences Division and the Ames Office of Education (http://quest.nasa.gov/projects/flies).
Assists Life Science Researchers in Understanding the Effects that Space has on Bodily Systems and Processes
lifesci.arc.nasa.gov   (205 words)

 Ottawa Life Sciences Council - Isolating the Success Gene   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The awards are presented to growth-oriented biotechnology, biomedical, health or advanced agricultural technology companies and are chosen by an independent expert panel of Canadian and U.S. venture capitalists.
Innovations and Achievements abundant at the Ottawa Life Sciences Council Annual Achievement Awards Dinner.
Associations Join Forces to Open Life Sciences Gateway to Hong Kong and China.
www.olsc.ca   (231 words)

 Politics and the Life Sciences
The APLS is an American Political Science Association Related Group.
The journal is edited in the United States at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, in College Park, Maryland.
Typical contributors include political scientists, life scientists, bioethicists, clinicians, health-policy scholars, physical anthropologists, moral and evolutionary philosophers, international security experts, jurists, and ecological economists.
www.politicsandthelifesciences.org   (212 words)

 MEDC - Life Sciences Corridor
Part of the Michigan economy since before the automobile, the state's life sciences companies have been profitably growing and making discoveries that benefit the state and the world.
Growth of Michigan's life sciences industry has exceeded growth of the U.S average, growing 27% in employment, 32% in number of companies and 165% in sales.
MUCI (Michigan Universities Commercialization Initiative) complements and enhances technology transfer functions available at Michigan academic and research institutions to promote their life science inventions.
medc.michigan.org /lifescience   (628 words)

 McGill University Libraries - Complete Database List - "Encyclopedia of Life Sciences"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) is a unique resource in the biological sciences providing access to over 3,000 peer-reviewed, original articles written by over 5,000 of the world’s leading scientists.
Core areas covered in the ELS include: biochemistry, cell biology, clinical medicine, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, history and philosophy of science, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, plant science, structural biology, and virology The articles contain extensive tables, as well as over 6,000 figures including illustrations and photographs, in colour and fl-and-white.
The text is extensively cross-referenced and indexed and there are direct links from references to the primary literature and to important scientific information resources.
www.health.library.mcgill.ca /database/els.htm   (208 words)

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