Arizona Bioscience News: $1M to CEI LabForce; White Hat investor conference; NIH grant to NAU

August 11, 2022

By Jessica Vaile

$1 million in federal funds coming for bioscience workforce development / AZ Big Media

A $1 million federal investment for Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation LabForce, secured for the Maricopa Community Colleges by Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, will help develop a bioscience program to prepare students for careers as bioscience quality systems managers, process managers, and lab technicians. Read more: Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona, MCCCD announce bioscience funding

White Hat Life Science Investor Conference connects innovators and investors / AZ Big Media

The White Hat Life Science Investor Conference, a biotech and healthcare investor conference to be held Sept. 28-29 in Phoenix, will showcase biotech and medtech companies during Arizona Bioscience Week.

NAU researchers receive NIH grant for epidemiological modeling platform / Arizona Daily Sun

A team at Northern Arizona University recently received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop a platform that will help local public health experts find and assess models to predict the spread of disease.

Tempe medical device parts manufacturer acquired by New York private equity firm / Phoenix Business Journal

Molded Devices Inc, a Tempe-based company specializing in clean-room assembly for advanced medical device production, has been acquired by a New York private equity firm.

Sunnyside girls explore STEM education, careers through free camp / Arizona Daily Star

Middle school girls from Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson spent a portion of their summer vacation delving into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields as they participated in a camp hosted by the Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation.

What you need to know about monkeypox / KJZZ

Maricopa County epidemiologist Dr. Nick Staab talks about monkeypox and its impact on the state’s largest county, which so far has reported more than 100 cases.

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