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Wednesday, February 8, 2012  |  Volume 4/Number 3  |  A Production of the BioProcessing Journal


Career Development
Biotechnology from the Ground Up
May 2-4, 2012
San Diego, California USA
Insights in Lyophilisation: Current Best Practices & New Research Trends
May 9, 2012
Basel, Switzerland
May 11, 2012
Stockholm, Sweden
May 14, 2012
Antwerp, Belgium
World Vaccine Congress Washington 2012
April 10-13, 2012 Washington, DC USA
Phacilitate Immunotherapy Leaders' Forum 2012
May 9-11, 2012
Barcelona, Spain
ASGCT 15th Annual Meeting
May 16-20, 2012 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
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The Growing Importance of Cold Chain Management in Biopharmaceutical Development
By Russ Hager, Global Biorepository Operations
Manufacturing Biological Clinical Materials by a Dual Track "Traditional/Transgenic" Approach
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March 20-23, 2012
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This Human Cervical Adenocarcinoma Cell (HeLa) culture was transfected with a chimeric enhanced cyan fluorescent protein (ECFP) plasmid vector that expresses a fluorescent fusion protein targeted at mitochondria. In addition, an enhanced yellow fluorescent protein (EYFP) plasmid vector was used that expresses a protein targeted at tubulin. The cells were also transfected with a recombinant plasmid vector containing a chimeric fusion gene product of DsRed2 fluorescent protein and a nucleus targeting sequence.

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