The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases just added $4.1 million to a $22 million, five-year grant made a year ago, to help BioCryst develop an anti-viral drug that could prevent a terrible Ebola outbreak -- next time one happens.
Tags: Business & Commercialization, Research, Triangle, Human Health, Life Sciences
I signed up for the Ag Biotech Industry in the Classroom workshop this summer to challenge myself to step outside of my comfort zone and to become a better teacher, mom, and person. This workshop was everything I could have hoped for.
Tags: Workforce & Education, Agriculture, Animal Health, Life Sciences, NCBiotech
A panel of ag biotech company representatives provided a bumper crop of good advice at July’s jobs networking event titled Harvest Your Future with Agricultural Biotechnology. The speaker panel included representatives from Novozymes, BioResource International, Bayer CropScience and NCSU’s College of Ag and Life Sciences.
Tags: Workforce & Education, Agriculture, Life Sciences
NCBiotech Library has expanded its life science-focused collection of market research reports. In addition to reports from BCC Research, the library now offers reports from Kalorama and Profound.
North Carolina displayed a variety of biotechnology products last week at the BIOtech 2014 trade show in Tokyo.
Tags: Business & Commercialization
People say that looking for a job is a job in itself, and that is very true. It takes time and effort, but it will pay off! I ended up with a job that I love, but did not even know it existed before I started looking. So keep an open mind and talk to everyone you can; even if they do not have a job for you, they may know someone who does. There are few better places to be looking for a job in the pharmaceutical/biotech/CRO worlds than North Carolina, so take...Read the rest of this entry →
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In the last few years, it has become a professional requirement to have a robust LinkedIn profile. Job seekers must have an online profile to accurately represent them professionally; LinkedIn has become this important component of the job search. On May 19, 2014, William Blackmon, founder and CEO of Apogee Social Media Group, discussed how job seekers can leverage the power of social media and LinkedIn.
Tags: Workforce & Education, Triangle, Jobs
Bob Ingram is one of those rare people who can spin a roomful of people in circles with words. He did it again this week as he accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Triangle Business Journal. And appropriately enough, the room he was spinning was the classy ballroom at the Umstead Hotel in Cary.
Tags: Biotech Basics, Triangle, Life Sciences