Hello Bio supports Bristol University's 10th anniversary celebrations

January 21, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Hello Bio Sponsors Bristol University's Dorothy Hodgkin Building 10th Anniversary Symposium

January 21, 2015 - Nobel prize winner Prof John O'Keefe from UCL and Prof David Nutt of Imperial College are just two of the scientists joining Hello Bio to celebrate Bristol University's 10th Anniversary Opening of the Dorothy Hodgkin Building. Hello Bio is supporting a symposium showcasing some of the UK's most eminent and respected scientists.

Professor John O'Keefe (UCL) Laureate of The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 is speaking on "The Journey to the Hippocampal Cognitive Maps" and Professor Nutt's talk is entitled "Time for the Neuroscientific Enlightenment?". They join an expert line-up that includes Bristol University organisers Professor Stafford Lightman, Professor Craig McArdle and Professor Kei Cho, who will be speaking on " A New Conceptual Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease". The symposium is expected to attract around 100 researchers working across many of Bristol University's departments.

The Dorothy Hodgkin Building first opened 10 years ago and is home to an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary research centre. This research centre includes the Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology (LINE) and the MRC Centre for Synaptic Plasticity. Researchers here focus on many areas of basic and translational neuroscience with an aim to developing an understanding and treatment of major neurological diseases including Alzheimer's disease and stress related psychiatric disease such as depression and neuroendocrine disease.

"This is a special day for researchers at Bristol University, and Hello Bio is proud to be a part of it. We have strong connections with Bristol - our team includes Bristol University postgraduates, and we never forget that our life science company's roots are here in Bristol. As well as offering affordable research tools such as agonists, antagonists, inhibitors, antibodies and fluorescent tools, we try to support researchers financially as much as possible – with grants, travel awards and sponsorship of key events such as this."
Steve Roome, co-founder and Managing Director of Hello Bio

"Our range complements the work currently being done in the Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology at Bristol - it includes affordable everyday tools, such as D-AP5 , Kainic acid , Z-VAD(OMe)-FMK and NBQX , to name just a few. These products will aid research in a multitude of areas including neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimers, and also cancer, obesity, epigenetics and more"
James Flanaghan, Head of Product Development

Further information
Agonists, antagonists, antibodies, fluorescent tools…but Hello Bio is more than a catalogue of life science tools. We are a team of researchers and scientists, who genuinely want to support and promote life science research. Everything we do has this at its heart – we strive to make our range as affordable as possible, we listen to what you want, and we contribute financially where we can, to travel awards, grants and bursaries. Not forgetting - we insist on the best quality possible: for products, for service and for technical support.

Trusted and affordable results- whilst supporting science – what could be better?

For more information visit www.hellobio.com and http://www.bristol.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/seminars/2014/outputurl-109308-en.html

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