Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 11:30 am 2:00 pm
National Research Council Institute for Nutrisciences and Health, Lecture Theatre First Floor, University of Prince Edward Island Campus
Don't miss the next bioNetworking session featuring Dr. Russell Kerr, Canada Research Chair, Marine Natural Products Chemistry, for his talk on "Marine natural products as commercial entities - the promise and the challenges", and Dr. Junzeng Zhang, Research Officer, Natural
Regis Duffy was a priest and professor before starting Diagnostic Chemicals, which he turned into a major success story on the Island.
Original Article By Jim Day From The Guardian Newspaper, Saturday, November 25, 2006
Regis Duffy found the right chemistry in what was first a daunting, rather than a desired, career path. Duffys early inspiration to join the priesthood was his hope to do missionary work. Distant lands, he said, had a special calling. Yet he wasnt calling the shots after being ordained in 1957. He was earmarked as a chemistry teacher at St. Dunstans University, so he dutifully accepted the challenge of heading to Fordham University in New York to pursue a PhD in chemistry, which he attained five years later.
Regis Duffy was a priest and professor before starting Diagnostic Chemicals, which he turned into a major success story on the Island.A recent article in The Guardian titled "Good Chemistry" focused on Regis Duffy, founder of Diagnostic Chemicals (DCL)/BioVectra - one of the many success stories of the biobusiness sector on Prince Edward Island. Read More...
Orlando, Florida, March 21 - 24, 2007
Deadline for submitting panels or individual presentations is December 1, 2006!
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the National Agriculture Biotechnology Council (NABC), invite you to submit proposals for three