IMV to host future conferences
The IMV and the U of M will be serving as local hosts for several future conferences. The IMV/UMN will be acting as the local host for the 7th International Retroviral Nucleocapsid Protein Symposium in 2009, the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Virology in 2011, and the 19th International HIV Dynamics & Evolution Meeting in 2012. Watch for further updates on the IMV News.
2007 Fall Picnic
The IMV Fall Picnic will take place on Wednesday, September 5 at the Como Park Picnic Pavillion in St. Paul. We'll begin firing up the grill at 4:30. Please bring a side dish, dessert or something alcoholic! We will be providing soda, chips, hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken and veggie burgers.
Please RSVP by Monday, August 27 to Jane Franklin at 624-1926 or email@example.com
Click here for a St. Paul Parks web page with information about the Como Park Picnic Pavilion.
Linked here is a PDF of directions from the East Bank to Como Park.
Click here to see pictures of the 2007 Picnic.
RNAi Core Facility Opens
The RNAi Core Facility at the U of M Biomedical Genomics Center has just opened as a service for researchers at University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic and all affiliated investigators with easy, efficient and economical access to the latest in whole genome RNAi collections through the Open Access RNAi Program from Open Biosystems. The facility has the Human and Mouse GIPZ Lentiviral shRNAmir libraries and the Human and Mouse TRC Lentiviral shRNA libraries.
For info, see: http://www.bmgc.umn.edu/bmgc/facilities/RNAi/home.html
For further info, please contact the RNAi Core Facility Director, IMV Investigator Wade Bresnahan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2007 IMV Symposium was held on Monday, May 14 at the Coffman Memorial Theater. Invited Keynote Speakers were Dr. Jack Johnson (Scripps Research Institute) and Dr. Peter Palese (Mt. Sinai). A fine time was had by all!
During the 2007 Spring Semester, the IMV sponsored the "Innovations in Virus Research" Lecture Series . Speakers were:
A new lecture series is being developed for the 2007-2008 school year. Watch here for further updates!