Category: BioTech

USF College of Nursing recently added next-generation gene analyzer technology to its state-of-the-art bio-behavioral research laboratory. The college is one of the first nursing institutions in the country to house an Illumina MiSeq desktop sequencer in the lab. This world-class technology analyzes small DNA sequencing and targeted gene expression –… Read More
Nobel Laureate Andrew Schally and Jacqueline Quinn, environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, are among the seven inventors announced today as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Read More
A research subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is joining forces with a health information sharing website to elevate cancer research. Read More
Wearing one’s heart on his/her sleeve is never a good idea. But wearing a personal monitor can save your life. Bioscan R is a biomedical device developer working to increase patient engagement and save lives with wearable devices. Read More
Gaet Tyranski has been named president of BioDerm Inc., one of the largest medical technology companies in Tampa Bay. Tyranski will work with Gary Damkoehler, BioDerm’s chairman and CEO, and will be responsible for accelerating the company’s aggressive growth plans for 2016 and beyond,a press release said. Read More
It’s become a very happy holiday season for employees of SynDaver Labs. The Tampa creator of synthetic cadavers for medical research bestowed $1.5 million worth of company stock to non-management employees at its Christmas party on Friday. “The holidays are all about giving back and in addition to our Holiday… Read More
What if a surgeon could see through a patient’s skin and look at the internal organs while operating? What if a person using a wheelchair could open up a tray table to hold a notepad, or maybe a beer at a ball game, and push a button to retrieve the… Read More
A discovery made in a Tampa laboratory could one day help millions of people regain their vision. Working at the Lions Eye Institute last summer, Daniel Lindgren, of the Nevada-based research firm OcuScience, found a way to preserve retinas from human donors — and bring them back to life. Read More
A look into the future of the Manatee-Sarasota biotech industry inspired a crowd to queue for a half hour Thursday to access the area's signature science and technology event. BioTech Expo, an event sponsored by the local chapter of BioFlorida, pulled in biotech professionals, students and researchers at State College… Read More