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21 August 2014, 12pm - 1pm
Biostatisticians Can Help Bench Scientists
23 October 2013, 1pm - 2pm
A New Approach to the Design of Studies Comparing Two Groups with Respect to Survival
20 June 2011, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mini-Symposium on Pathways to Translational Biology: Neglected Tropical Diseases, Biodiversity based Drug Discovery, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics
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15 March 2013, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Robert Bowers, Ph. D.

Using QIIME for Microbial Community Analysis

17 May 2012, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Kyungim Baek, Ph.D. & Julia Patriarche, Ph.D.

Clustering in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics

09 April 2012, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahdi Belcaid

Using Databases and Flat Files to Organize or Mine Large Datasets

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IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is intended to expand and develop Hawaii's competitive biomedical research capacity. It will do this by increasing collaboration between the primary research departments at the University of Hawaii and other academic institutions, community colleges, and other biomedical research organizations within the State of Hawaii.

Announcements & News
07 February 2014: Summer 2014 Student Research Opportunities

The Idaho INBRE Program is offering research opportunities to students from the Western IDeA Region (Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada and New Mexico) in Summer 2014.

The fellowship program pays $6,000 for each student to work full time for 10 weeks in an established faculty labor…

09 December 2013: Mountain West Clinical Translational Research - Infrastructure Network (CTR-IN) FELLOWS PROGRAM RFA

The Mountain West CTR-IN seeks to fund Visiting Scholars to provide additional opportunities for training in clinical and translational research. Visiting Scholar awards will be targeted to New Investigators or Early-Stage Investigators. Support of these investigators is central to the mission of th…

06 October 2013: Third Biennial Western Regional IDeA Scientific Conference

The Third Biennial Western Regional IDeA Scientific Conference will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 6 - 8, 2013. This conference is for IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program participants from Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho…

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Recent Publications
Science, 2011, Nicotine decreases food intake through activation of POMC neurons.
Mineur YS, Abizaid A, Rao Y, Salas R, DiLeone RJ, Guendisch D, Diano S, De Biasi M, Horvath TL, Gao XB, Picciotto MR.

Smoking decreases appetite, and smokers often report that they smoke to control their weight. Understanding the neurobiological mechanisms underlying the anorexic effects of smoking would facilitate the development of novel treatments to help with smoking cessation and to prevent or treat obesity. B…

Molecular Neurodegeneration, 2011, Glutathione Peroxidase 4 is associated with Neuromelanin in Substantia Nigra and Dystrophic Axons in Putamen of Parkinson's brain.
F.P. Bellinger, M.T. Bellinger, L.A. Seale, A.S. Takemoto, A.V. Raman, T. Miki, A.B. Manning-Bog M.J. Berry, L.R. White, G.W. Ross

Tetrahedron Letters, 2011, Total Synthesis and Structural Revision of Engelhardione
L. Shen, D. Sun

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