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The Life Science Network is the destination for life science professionals who wish to network, communicate, share ideas and connect with others. Our group is composed of more than 15,000 executives, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and media across biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical technology, diagnostics and research communities. Most importantly, the Life Science Network brings no industry agenda. You won't find us pushing promotion disguised as learning. We come together for easy communication, to make new connections, find new ways to collaborate, and help one another find the latest jobs or partnering opportunities. Join us!

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Genomics Reaches for the Cloud: Festival of Genomics, California 2015

November 23, 2015

Posted by Leidamarie Tirado-Lee, PhD

Genomics Reaches for the CloudHot on the heels of this summer’s inaugural Festival of Genomics (FoG) in Boston, Frontline Genomics recently brought its unique meeting to the Bay Area at The Festival of Genomics, California. More than 800 attendees gathered to learn about the latest innovations in academic, clinical, and consumer genomics. Each morning kicked off with TED Talk-style plenary sessions from representatives of the J. Craig Venter Institute, the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and other research powerhouses.

Happy Halloween: Now Serving Brains! (a.k.a. an SfN 2015 Recap)

October 30, 2015

Posted by Andrea Vuturo

On the eve of Halloween, as all the zombies prepare to come out to play, what better time to dig into brains? Last week in Chicago, one of our home cities, the Life Science Network was able to take in all the developments at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting. Representing a relatively new field in comparison to other segments of the life science community, the conference drew nearly 30,000 brain enthusiasts to the Windy City.

Animal Biotechnology (Part 2 of 2): Advances in the Veterinary Space

October 8, 2015

Contributed by Chempetitive Group

As we learned in part one of this series, the field of animal biotechnology consists of two main arms of research. Our focus today is the veterinary side.

Unlike the agricultural side of animal biotech, there are not as many controversial issues regarding the veterinary side. Most Americans support the different ways science can improve the wellbeing of their pets, help curb infections in animal species, and control stray dog and cat populations. These collective goals have allowed the field to progress in amazing ways.