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Ludwig’s Tyler Jacks Speaks About Mouse Models and Use of Genome-Editing Tools to Hasten Discovery in Cancer Research

Ludwig MIT researcher Tyler Jacks will deliver an address titled “Engineering the Cancer Genome” during the opening plenary session of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research on insights gleaned from mouse models of cancer.

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Keynote Speaker Discusses Exercise and Passing Out: When to Worry

Andre La Gerche, MBBS, PhD, a cardiologist at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne and a senior research fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia will present, “Exercise and Passing Out: When to Worry” today at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine at the Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Florida.

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NYU Study Evaluates the Influence of College Experiences on Career Outcomes

Meaningful college experiences, including internships and studying abroad, may not matter as much as your major and what school you attend when it comes to job satisfaction and earnings, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

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Cincinnati Head Team Physician Installed as AMSSM President

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Jon Divine, MD, was installed today as president of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) during its 24th Annual Meeting at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Fla.

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UCI Ayala School of Biological Sciences Announces Olympic Gold Medalist and Activist Greg Louganis as 2015 Commencement Speaker

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Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis will give the keynote address at the 2015 UC Irvine Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences commencement on June 14, 2015.

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Study Shows Seafood Samples Had No Elevated Contaminant Levels From Oil Spill

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Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, many people were concerned that seafood was contaminated by either the oil or dispersants used to keep the oil from washing ashore. Ina University of Florida study, all seafood tested so far has shown “remarkably low contaminant levels,” based on FDA standards, and revealed that: • 74 percent of samples were below quantifiable limits; • 23 percent of samples were between 0.1-0.9 parts per billion, and; • 3 percent of samples were between 1.0 and 48 parts per billion.

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UAB Selected as Site of American Heart Association’s New Strategically Focused Research Network on Hypertension

UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.