What's New @ HSLS MolBio


April 2015

MetaCore Webinar on 4/29

  • What: Stratification of gene signatures from histological glioma samples for biomarker discovery in brain cancers–MetaCore webinar by Thomson Reuters
  • When: 10-11 am on Wednesday, 29 April 2015
  • Where: Your computer
  • How: Register here
  • Why: Comparing gene expression profiles from differing forms of brain cancer is important in identifying commonly and uniquely expressed genes that can lead to new biomarkers for disease stratification or treatment targets.

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POSTDOCS: Want to Teach?

Don’t miss a great chance to expand your teaching portfolio! Request a spot in the fourth round of “How-To Talks” by postdocs, Summer 2015.

The “How-To Talks” are a collaboration between the Molecular Biology Information Service (MBIS) of the Health Science Library System (HSLS), the Center for Postdoctoral Affairs in the Health Sciences, and of course all of you biomedical postdocs.

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Summer 2015 Workshops

Hands-On Training Schedule

1-3 pm
Falk Library Classroom 2 (upstairs)

Registration is NOT required.

May 13th: Genome Browsers

  • This workshop will focus on a variety of genome biology resources.

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WKSP: Open Research

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Calling All Bench Researchers!


  • Do you have a great file-naming system that everyone in the lab uses, or have you “lost” files because lab members moved on and you’re not sure how their files were labeled?
  • Do you have a protocol for sharing your data, or do you still have questions about credit and proper usage?

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How-To Talk: 3D Cell Culture

How to grow cancer cells as free floating tumor spheroids
by Dipanjan Basu, PhD

Monday, 6th April 2015

2-3 pm
Falk Library Classroom 2

In cancer research, three dimensional (3D) in vitro cell culture models are considered superior to two-dimensional (2D) monolayer cultured cells because they more closely resemble the in vivo condition.

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