Agilent Technologies and Monash University Malaysia Open Joint Laboratory for Life Science Research

Another one.

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-New Integrative Biology Laboratory will advance Malaysia’s role as a global hub for integrative research addressing specific biological issues including dengue fever, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia /PRNewswire/ — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Monash University Malaysia today announced the opening of a joint research and training laboratory focused on proteomics, metabolomics and multi-omics research in life sciences. The Integrative Biology Laboratory (IBL) will combine Monash’s research excellence in protein research, notably in diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s and dengue fever, with Agilent’s breakthrough iFunnel technology. This collaboration is expected to help scientists increase lab productivity, ultimately advancing Malaysia’s role as a center of excellence for life science research.

From fourth left: Professor Iekhsan Othman, Monash University Malaysia Deputy Head of School (Research); Robin Philp, Agilent's South East Asia Academic Manager; Soh Lam Seng, Agilent's Malaysia Country Manager for Laboratory Solutions Sales; Professor Shah Yasin, Interim Head of Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Professor Dato' Dr. Anuar Zaini, Professor at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences; and Selene Tan, Agilent's Strategic Account Manager with staff of Monash.
From fourth left: Professor Iekhsan Othman, Monash University Malaysia Deputy Head of School (Research); Robin Philp, Agilent’s South East Asia Academic Manager; Soh Lam Seng, Agilent’s Malaysia Country Manager for Laboratory Solutions Sales; Professor Shah Yasin…

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Agilent Technologies to Host Science and Technology Symposium in South East Asia

A press release I wrote for work appeared on WordPress 🙂

Asia Fresh News

-Discourses provide platform for scientific communities to explore complete workflow solutions to meet research and lab productivity needs
SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) today announced it will be hosting its 2016 Science and Technology Symposium series in South East Asia. The series is set to bring scientific communities and Agilent experts together in a unique opportunity to discuss the latest solutions to the scientific and business challenges laboratories face today.

Taking place in three countries, the Symposium will focus on food and environmental testing and lab productivity — key issues faced by Agilent customers in the region. For the first time, scientists and researchers will get a one-stop opportunity to explore complete Agilent solutions to all aspects of laboratory challenges — from specific techniques in sample preparation, measurement and analysis to strategies for laboratory cost and efficiency improvement. Other topics to be covered: regulatory requirements and consumer trends in…

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Calling Readers in the US…and anywhere, for that matter…

TFKwho are into making a difference, big or small – into the lives of more than 200,000 children across the country through free NYRR youth running programs, events, and resources.

I am helping New York Road Runners raise funds for the health programs they run for underserved kids. Would you be so kind and make a donation to my campaign to support the youth?

ANY amount is greatly appreciated, but just to give you an idea of what your giving means:

$26.20 – Gives one of our Mighty Milers an entire year of running
$50 – Purchases a pair of new running sneakers for a kid
$250 – Gifts 25 kids a cross country race experience

It takes only a few minutes to make your contribution! You may do so here. Thank you for your kind consideration!

One-Liner Wednesday: I Am Back Blogging! (but with a request)

3_TCSNYCM_Instagram_Team-for-Kids-Member-Fundraising_2_for WP WidgetI am running the New York City Marathon 2015 with Team for Kids – aiming to raise USD 2620 for New York Road Runners to fund health programs for poor children in the US and Africa – I need to raise only USD 381.30 more to reach my target so will 50 of you please donate USD5 each here and I will figure out the remaining USD131.30?

This post is part of Linda G.Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday:

http://lindaghill.com/2015/09/16/one-liner-wednesday-because-seriously-no-one-wants-to-be-around-me/

How to Discover Your Calling in Life

TIME

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This article originally appeared on Live in the Grey.

We’ve all heard it before: “Do what you love.” “Follow your passion.” “Find a job that you would do for free.”

Yet “passion” is one of those concepts that is difficult to explain, hard to find and impossible to measure. It’s something that’s unique to each of us, with no one scale to determine it or map to guide us to it

In a world that is evolving so quickly, a good education no longer guarantees work and a job no longer provides stability. We may be losing the structure and simplicity of the past, but we are exchanging it for the freedom to create our own future.

As exciting as this is, we’re not necessarily ready for that responsibility. As much as we embrace freedom, we also seek the comfort of guidance. In order to discover our passion and…

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