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Library information for the UCL Faculty of Life Sciences, Division of Bioscience


Archive for January, 2012

Interested in life sciences industry and biotech?

Lisa K Flint27 January 2012

The Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable is a network of students, academics and professionals from science, business, law and other fields. Despite the name UCL is a member and students and staff can join and go along to events. They advertise that they ” connect idea-holders and curious minds across the UK with one another, and with industry resources. We  seek to tear down barriers between people interested in the life sciences industry. In our never-ending pursuit to move ideas forward.

 One of their next sessions is entitled ” How IP turns scientific breakthroughs into profitable ventures” and takes place at Imperial on February 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm

For more information to go http://oxbridgebiotech.com/

Dates for your diaries…. 24 hour opening later on this year

Lisa K Flint17 January 2012

24 hour opening for the 2011 exam period will run from Monday 19th March to Saturday 2nd June 2011 inclusive, in the UCL Main and Science Libraries.

Throughout this period Reading Rooms and Self-Issue Machines will open on Mondays and remain open until Saturday evenings.

Easter vacation
Please note, the libraries will be closed for the UCL Easter Closure from 17:00 Wednesday 04 April and re-open on Thursday 12 April.

Full details are now available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/library/opening.shtml.

EMBL- European Bioinformatics Institute Open Day

Lisa K Flint11 January 2012

The ‘Open Day’ is the perfect opportunity for young scientists that are considering a career in bioinformatics to find out more about opportunities at Europe’s main centre for bioinformatics. You will learn about cutting-edge research projects, get an overview of one of the world’s most important collections of biological databases and tools, and be given time to talk one-to-one with the experts who develop and curate these services.

Registration is FREE, but places are limited to 40 so please register now to avoid disappointment. Please go to http://www.ebi.ac.uk/training/openday/
for a full programme and registration details.