As a first step to creating an interest group/community of UM scholarship and service pertaining to the Mississippi Delta, all UM employees with active projects, ideas, or capabilities of relevance to the Mississippi Delta are invited to share these via this linked survey: http://uofmississippi.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bgzIz1qFsg6NMJ7.
The Mississippi Biotechnology Association, an affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (http://www.bio.org/articles/about-bio), has contracted with Battelle to do a study of the ag/life science/biotechnology capabilities of Mississippi. Battelle is visiting each of the research universities gathering information on projects underway related to biotechnology, biosciences and health-related research. Representatives from Battelle and the MS Technology Alliance will be on our campus all day May 24 and the morning of Ma
Substance abuse researchers can now benefit from a resource that allows scientists to gather, share and compare human-subjects data. The Consensus Measures for Phenotype and eXposures (PhenX) Toolkit, which now contains 43 additional substance abuse and addiction measures, will increase the ability of scientists to combine data and work together across studies, promoting the identification of gene-gene or gene-environment interactions related to substance abuse and addiction.