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Biodiversity secretariats meet in New York on Sustainable Development - UNESCO.org (press release)


UNESCO.org (press release)
The 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development with the theme "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies" was held at the UN New York from 9 to 18 July 2018. During the Forum, the Secretariats of the biodiversity ...

Cell Studio: Serious games for immunology - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
The novel platform, known as Cell Studio, can simulate an organic microenvironment with biological and biophysical rules at the cellular level. Several biological scenarios can be simulated, including a 2-D or 3-D spatial patch of tissue or cell ...

Origin of the species: where did Darwin's finches come from? - The Guardian


The Guardian
Biogeography and evolution of the Gal√°pagos: Integration of the biological and geological evidence. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Sato, A, et al., 2001. On the origin of Darwin's finches. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Steadman, DW, 1982.

11th Annual Biological Production Forum 2012

Swissotel Dusseldorf, Germany - Germany

11th Annual Biological Production Forum 2012, 24th -26th September 2012 in Swissotel Dusseldorf, Germany. The Biological Production Forum attracts senior level biopharmaceutical industry professionals working within manufacturing, process development and product operations. The global biological production industry is under pressure amidst challenging price restrictions, US health care reforms and reduced revenues. The agenda features a pharma QBD case study stream as well as keynote sessions, interactive workshops and networking activities.

Some of the key topics to be discussed are :
* Minimising Human Error To Optimise Manufacturing
* Successfully Meeting Virus Safety Requirements
* Designing A New Product Facility
* Successfully Designing A Single Use Facility
* Successfully Meeting Supply And Demand For Vaccine Production

Attendees will gain knowledge and expertise on the latest upstream and downstream strategies and single use technologies and disposables available to improve their organisational performance. If you would like to see the programme please download the pdf from our website. Enjoy case studies from leading biopharmacuetical organisations including Bayer, GSK, Roche, Novartis, Pfizer, UCB, Sanofi Pasteur and discuss critical biomanufacturing issues such as QBD, cost reduction and improving upstream and downstream processes. To obtain additional information please, feel free to explore our website.

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