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Wednesday, March 21, 2012  |  Volume 4/Number 6  |  A Production of the BioProcessing Journal

Career Development
Downstream Processing: Principles in Practice
May 22, 2012
Dublin, Ireland
Microbial Contamination Control in Bioprocessing Operations
May 29-31, 2012
Introduction to Design of Experiments (DoE) for Bioprocess Analysis and Optimization
June 5-7, 2012
Both courses take place in:
Raleigh, North Carolina USA
Phacilitate Immunotherapy Leaders' Forum 2012
May 9-11, 2012
Barcelona, Spain
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African Green Monkey Kidney Fibroblast Cells (COS-1) Transformed with (SV40). 
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Suggested Reading
Changes in Herpes Simplex Virus Gene Expression
Due to Commercial Serum Source and Indicator Dye in the Growth Medium
By Patric Lundberg, PhD, et al., Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)
Use of the PURExpress® In Vitro Protein Synthesis Kit, Disulfide Bond Enhancer
and SHuffle™ Competent E. coli for heterologous in vitro and in vivo cellulase expression
Application Note By New England BioLabs, Inc., and Allopartis Biotechnologies, Inc.
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  Career Development
Vaccine Technology IV
May 20-25, 2012
Albufeira (Algarve), Portugal
Monolith Summer School and Symposium
June 1-6, 2012
Ajdovščina, Portorož, Slovenia
Techniques In Animal Cell Culture & Scale-Up Strategies
April 17-20, 2012
Gene Expression &
Microarray Analysis

June 18-20, 2012
All courses take place in:
Logan, Utah USA
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