This collection contains the plenary speaker sessions of the Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010. Please enter text in the search box above or click on one of the browse options to explore this collection.

Recent Submissions

  • Animal to Human Health Collaborations: The Path Forward 

    Forsee, Gary D.; Deaton, Brady J.; Duncan, Robert V.; Marcusse, Bob (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    University and business community leaders discussed lessons learned from the summit and charting a road map forward.
  • Building Innovative Corporate-Academic Partnerships: What is Needed? 

    Mitchell, Lesa; Getman, Dan; Sweeney, Kevin; Marcusse, Bob; Townsend, Jeffrey; Ohle, Joerg (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    The panelists presented corporate perspectives on the building blocks necessary to sustain innovative, profitable partnerships.
  • The Role of Life Sciences in Building Regional Economy 

    Hall, Jason R.; Talboy, Michael; Justus, Jolie; Schaaf, Rob; Wilk, Kenny (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    The panel of Missouri and Kansas legislators discussed the role of the life sciences in building the regional economy.
  • Biomedical Research Using Synchrotron Radiation 

    Chapman, Dean (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Dean Chapman discussed the Canadian Light Source, a biomedical research facility open to all researchers.
  • Venture Investment in Life Science 

    Kemper, David W. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    David Kemper discussed the current state of the life sciences from community and business perspectives.
  • Isotopes for Medicine and Pharmaceuticals 

    Atcher, Robert Whitehill (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Robert Atcher discussed the historical, present and future use of radioisotopes in medicine, including current work done in the field by the Society of Nuclear Medicine.
  • NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer: Achievement and Path Forward 

    Ptak, Krzysztof (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Krzysztof Ptak discussed the work of the National Cancer Institute's Alliance for Nanotechnology and Cancer in the area of nanotechnology as it relates to cancer research.
  • Synthetic genomics in an era of personalized medicine 

    Peterson, Scott N. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Synthetic genomics is a new field that engages in the design and assembly of genes and chromosomes from chemically synthesized oligonucleotides to create cells with properties unobtainable by conventional molecular biology ...
  • Financial Downturn and Impact on Biosciences Development 

    Melzer, Thomas C. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Thomas Melzer spoke about the impact that the recent financial downturn has had on venture capital investment, specifically addressing bioscience investments.
  • The Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation: stepping into the future of drug discovery, delivery and biomedical engineering 

    Sittampalam, G. Sitta (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Inspired by the opportunity to grow educational and entrepreneurial capacity, the Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) was established upon the belief that: ideas are translated to innovation to improve health. ...
  • Translational medicine: from discovery to health 

    Ibdah, Jamal A. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Jamal Ibdah spoke on the topic "National Movement of Clinical and Translational Science and Drug Discovery."
  • Missouri Botanical Garden: plants for a sustainable future 

    Bussmann, Rainer (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Rainer Bussmann discussed the Missouri Botanical Garden's research efforts in areas such as ethnobotany, natural products, seed and germination ecology, and natural resource management.
  • Senator Bond's address to the Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010 

    Erdman, Warren K.; Bond, Christopher S. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Missouri Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond addressed the Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010 on the importance of making Missouri a biotech corridor.
  • Governor Nixon's address to the Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010 [videorecording] 

    Nixon, Jeremiah W. (Jeremiah Wilson), 1956-; Forsee, Gary D. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addressed the Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010 on the importance of life sciences-related learning and collaboration to the state of Missouri.
  • The Role of Life Sciences in Building Regional Economy [videorecording] 

    Hall, Jason R.; Talboy, Michael; Justus, Jolie; Schaaf, Rob; Wilk, Kenny; Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit (2010: University of Missouri--Kansas City) (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Legislative and government panel comprised of Missouri and Kansas representatives and leaders examining the role of life sciences in building the regional economy.
  • Chief Research Officers Panel [videorecording] 

    Deaton, Brady J.; Arshadi, Nasser; Bonewald, Lynda F.; Duncan, Robert V.; Kiel, Cindy; Krishnamurthy, K.; Tait, Raymond C.; Terranova, Paul F.; Guikema, James; Bloedel, Jim (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    Video of Chief Research Officers Panel from Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010. Institutional strengths, successful collaborations, and future opportunities are discussed.
  • Welcome and keynote address [videorecording] 

    Forsee, Gary D.; Deaton, Brady J.; McCaskill, Claire; Danforth, William H. (University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)
    The Missouri Regional Life Sciences Summit 2010 opened with remarks from Gary Forsee, President of the University of Missouri System, Dr. Brady Deaton, Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Columbia, and Senator Claire ...