RALEIGH, N.C. (September 20, 2012) – Nagoya University and its technology transfer office in North Carolina, Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, will be hosting the third annual NU Tech technology roundtable in cooperation with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and Wake Forest University. This year’s event will take place at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park on October 4. It will feature presentations of cutting-edge research innovations in the fields of diagnostics and molecular therapeutics.
The roundtable is free to attend and is open to all business professionals, researchers and others interested in diagnostics and molecular therapeutics. For more information about the roundtable and registration, please see the event website.
Two of the featured presenters are:
Atsushi Enomoto, Ph.D. discussing a potential new drug and diagnostic tool for cancer
Takashi Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D. discussing his latest research findings on lung cancer progression and genes that may inhibit cancer cell proliferation
The NU Tech Roundtable Series is designed to promote commercially promising research to the North Carolina life sciences industry. Held annually in October, the first roundtable in 2010 focused on plant and agricultural technology. The 2011 event focused on regenerative medicine.
About Nagoya University:
Nagoya University, home to four Nobel Peace Prize laureates and the development of the blue LED, is an elite educational hub in central Japan. Originally established as a temporary hospital and medical school in 1871, NU has long been a leader in higher education and research in Japan. Currently, NU has 13 graduate schools, nine undergraduate schools, three research institutions and 18 research centers. More than 16,000 students study and work with 2,000 faculty members and 2,000 support staff. Each year, NU enrolls 1,600 international students from all over the world.
About Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc.:
Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. is 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization founded by Nagoya University in 2007. Headquartered just outside of Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, NU Tech functions as a technology transfer office to commercialize Nagoya University’s technologies in the United States. It promotes research collaboration between US partners and Nagoya University, focusing on the life science and biotechnology fields. For more information about NU-Tech and its available technologies, please visit our web page at www.NUTechTransfer.org.