Events: 2013/03

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  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (March 2013)

    Category: General

    National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colon cancer isn’t something most Americans like to talk about, but the month of March is a great time for that to change. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and it gives a platform for survivors, patients, caregivers, and all who have …

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Endometriosis Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Endometriosis Awareness takes place across the globe during the month of March. In some countries it is for one week (4 -10 March 2013) – but it can also be for the duration of the month. The KEY is to raise awareness of an (often) “invisible” disease which affects an estimated 176 …

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Nutrition Month®

    Category: General

    The National Nutrition Month® 2013 theme, "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day," encourages personalized healthy eating styles* and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all impact individual food choices. Registered dietitians play a critical …

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Save Your Vision Month

    Category: General

    Save Your Vision Month: Healthy Vision at the Computer

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Trisomy Awareness Month

    Category: General

    March is Trisomy Awareness Month

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Workplace Eye Wellness Month

    Category: General

    When it comes to eye health, the more vision ailments employees have, the more medical care they utilize, increasing healthcare related expenses. Employers are encouraged to contact Prevent Blindness America for information on the Healthy Eyes Vision Wellness Program, promoting vision care …

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 31 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Kidney Month

    Category: General

    March is National Kidney Month and the NKF is urging all Americans to give their kidneys a second thought and a well-deserved checkup

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    07:00 AM (UTC -08:00)
    to 04 Mar, 2013
    10:00 PM (UTC -08:00)

    American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting

    Category: Conferences

    APhA's Annual Meeting and Exposition is the premier event in pharmacy. Join your colleagues in Los Angeles from March 1-4, 2013 and experience comprehensive programming, captivating speakers, and professional networking opportunities.

  • 02 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 08 Mar, 2013
    05:00 PM (UTC -05:00)
  • 03 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 10 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Sleep Awareness Week®

    Category: General

    March 3-10 is the National Sleep Foundation’s annual week-long campaign to celebrate the health benefits of sleep. The Week begins with the release of NSF’s Sleep in America® poll on Monday, March 4, and ends with the return to Daylight Saving Time, when clocks move ahead one hour and too …

  • 03 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 09 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Category: General

    Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety led by NPSF. Each year, health care organizations internationally take part in the event by prominently displaying the NPSF campaign logo and promotional materials within their organizations, creating …

  • 04 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 08 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National School Breakfast Week

    Category: General

    Be a Star with School Breakfast" Your cafeteria is filled with rising stars who need a healthy start every day for success. "Be a Star with School Breakfast" will highlight how eating a healthy, balanced breakfast at school helps students shine bright. The campaign will help students learn about …

  • 04 Mar, 2013
    07:30 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 05 Mar, 2013
    05:20 PM (UTC -05:00)

    9th Annual microRNA: Targets and Tools for Therapeutic Development

    Category: Meeting

    Join your peers for a program on the latest developments in using miRNA's for health and disease, the novel applications and progress made in manipulating microRNA, and the opportunities for using microRNA as a tool. Topics: miRNA as a diagnostic tool, miRNA targets for drug development, miRNA …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC +01:00)
    to 06 Mar, 2013
    05:15 PM (UTC +01:00)

    Advances in Biodetection and Biosensors

    Category: Meeting

    The Biodetection and Biosensors conference is now in its 6th year and is a rapidly growing area of science. This year's meeting will incorporate both aspects of biodetection and biosensors. Biosensors are small analytical devices that can convert a biological stimulus into an electrical signal …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC +01:00)
    to 06 Mar, 2013
    04:45 PM (UTC +01:00)

    Advances in Microarray Technology

    Category: Conferences

    This conference will discuss the wide range of cutting edge research being conducted using Microarray technologies in various scientific fields. Focusing on areas such as DNA and Protein expression profiling and genotyping, tissue arrays for histological analysis and biomarker discovery, an …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC +01:00)
    to 06 Mar, 2013
    04:45 PM (UTC +01:00)

    Lab-on-a-Chip European Congress

    Category: Conferences

    The Lab-on-a-Chip European Congress will bring together leaders from both academia and industry to discuss innovative developments in this exciting field, with presentations exploring the latest advances in microfluidics and microfabrication. Attention will also be given to some of the many …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC +01:00)
    to 06 Mar, 2013
    04:15 PM (UTC +01:00)

    Single Cell Analysis Europe

    Category: Conferences

    Welcome to the Single Cell Analysis Europe conference and exhibition. This year's event will be held in Barcelona, Spain. Select Biosciences' 4th annual Single Cell Analysis conference, in 2013, will build on the successes of the previous events by continuing to deliver relevant presentations on …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 05:00 PM (UTC -05:00)

    2013 ACVP and ASVCP Annual Meeting

    Category: Meeting

    Plan to attend the 2013 ACVP and ASVCP Annual Meeting in Montreal, QC, Canada on November 16-20, 2013! As information becomes available, it will be posted here.

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -06:00)
    to 05:00 PM (UTC -06:00)

    Preservation of molecular, cellular and tissue biospecimens

    Category: Workshop

    Introduction Biospecimens are macromolecules (DNA, proteins, enzymes, etc.), cells, tissues, and bodily fluids that are used for diagnostic, therapeutic, and epidemiologic purposes. Collection and storage of biospecimens have gained such prominence that biobanking was featured in the March 12th, …

  • 07 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (timezone n/a)
    to 08 Mar, 2013
    05:00 PM (timezone n/a)

    2nd International Symposia on Neglected Influenza Viruses

    Category: Conferences

    This 2nd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses will retain the format, and build on the success of the inaugural symposium held in Florida in 2010. This conference will explore the latest surveillance data, vaccination and control strategies, diagnostic techniques, experimental …

  • 07 Mar, 2013
    02:00 PM (UTC +01:00)
    to 10 Mar, 2013
    12:30 PM (UTC +01:00)

    International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    Category: Conferences

    Over the years ISOPT has become a place for formal updates of medical ophthalmology and drug utilization combined with informal meetings of clinicians and drug developers. ISOPT's vision is increased knowledge and awareness of drug usage in ophthalmology, reflecting innovations and their …

  • 09 Mar, 2013
    02:00 PM (UTC -06:00)
    to 10 Mar, 2013
    03:00 PM (UTC -06:00)

    Gordon Research Conference: Cell Biology of Megakaryocytes & Platelets

    Category: Seminar

    The Gordon Research Seminar on Cell Biology of Megakaryocytes and Platelets is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas. The focus of this meeting is to bring …

  • 10 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    Category: General

    National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day to "Share Knowledge. Take Action." The nationwide observance held each March 10 sheds light on the disease's often overlooked impact on women and girls and empowers people to make a difference. Every year on this important day, thousands …

  • 10 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -06:00)
    to 14 Mar, 2013
    05:00 PM (UTC -06:00)

    SOT 52nd Annual Meeting and Tox Expo

    Category: Meeting

    Dear Colleagues, I cordially invite you to attend SOT’s 52nd Annual Meeting, March 10–14, 2013, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The SOT Annual Meeting is the forum to showcase toxicology’s novel discoveries. For the science of toxicology, this five-day …

  • 10 Mar, 2013
    06:00 PM (UTC -05:00)
    to 13 Mar, 2013
    12:00 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Translational Proteomics: Biology, Technology, and Clinical Advances

    Category: Conferences

    9th Annual Conference US HUPO from genes to function.

  • 11 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 17 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Brain Awareness Week

    Category: General

    Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. Every March, BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Events are limited only by the …

  • 11 Mar, 2013
    12:00 PM (UTC -05:00)
    to 14 Mar, 2013
    12:00 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Biotherapeutics Analytical Summit

    Category: Meeting

    Analytical Characterizationfor Biotherapeutics (Part 1) Part One presents analytical case studies aimed at developing well characterized biotherapeutics with clearly defined quality features and reduced CMC liabilities. It covers higher order structures, sequence variants, impurities, charged …

  • 14 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World Kidney Day (March 14, 2013)

    Category: General

    World Kidney Day is a joint initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF). Mission statement: The mission of World Kidney Day is to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce …

  • 17 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 23 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Poison Prevention Week

    Category: General

    The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will join local poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 17 through 23, 2013, according to AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP. Since 1962, the …

  • 18 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 22 Mar, 2013
    11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Flood Safety Awareness Week

    Category: General

    Flooding is a coast to coast threat to the United States and its territories in all months of the year. National Flood Safety Awareness Week is intended to highlight some of the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what you can do to save life and property.

  • 18 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -08:00)
    to 20 Mar, 2013
    05:00 PM (UTC -08:00)

    Fourth Annual X-Gen Congress and Expo

    Category: Meeting

    Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) has enabled faster and cheaper mapping of DNA/RNA, allowing genomic comparisons and accelerating genomic discoveries. Cambridge Healthtech Institute is proud to host the Fourth Annual X-Gen Congress and Expo, which is uniquely designed to cover these technological …

  • 18 Mar, 2013
    10:00 AM (UTC +01:00)
    to 22 Mar, 2013
    05:00 PM (UTC +01:00)

    qPCR & NGS 2013 Event: Next Generation Thinking in Molecular Diagnostics

    Category: Conferences

    qPCR & NGS 2013 Event 6th international qPCR & NGS Event - Symposium & Industrial Exhibition & Application Workshops 18th - 22 March 2013, in Freising-Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Physiology-Weihenstephan, Germany Main topic: Next Generation Thinking in …

  • 19 Mar, 2013
    08:00 AM (UTC -07:00)
    to 23 Mar, 2013
    12:00 PM (UTC -07:00)

    2013 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

    Category: Meeting

    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics The growth of genomics and genomic technology is rapidly changing the way medical genetics is practiced. The ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting provides healthcare professionals the opportunity to learn about the remarkable advancements …

  • 19 Mar, 2013
    01:00 PM (UTC -06:00)
    to 22 Mar, 2013
    10:00 PM (UTC -06:00)

    Cardiovascular Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism (EPI|NPAM) 2013 Scientific Sessions

    Category: Conferences

    The primary goal of the EPI/NPAM Spring 2013 Scientific Sessions is to promote the development and application of translational and population science related to the prevention of heart disease and stroke and promotion of cardiovascular health. The Councils on Epidemiology & Prevention (EPI) and …

  • 20 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    Category: General

    National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) is a nationwide effort designed to promote HIV testing in Native communities through educational materials and use of marketing strategies

  • 20 Mar, 2013
    12:00 PM (UTC -05:00)
    to 01:00 PM (UTC -05:00)

    Molecular Markers in Breast Cancer Presented by Dr. David Hicks

    Category: Webinar

    Clinicians caring for breast cancer patients have known for years that this disease shows significant heterogeneity, encompassing a number of distinct biologic entities with widely varied pathologic features and clinical behavior. This poses a major challenge for clinician caring for patients as …

  • 24 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    World TB Day

    Category: General

    World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert …

  • 26 Mar, 2013
    12:00 AM (UTC -05:00)
    to 11:59 PM (UTC -05:00)

    American Diabetes Alert Day

    Category: General

    American Diabetes Association® Alert Day® is a one-day "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Held on the fourth Tuesday of every March, this year’s Alert Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26, …

  • 26 Mar, 2013
    08:00 PM (UTC -05:00)
    to 10:00 PM (UTC -05:00)

    The Personal Side of Public Health

    Category: General

    Dr. David Satcher is a public health administrator who served simultaneously as the 16th Surgeon General of the United States and Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services. Well-respected by the medical, business, and political communities, Dr. Satcher …