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Louisiana Biomedical Research Network

Louisiana Biomedical Research Network

19th LBRN Annual Meeting

19th LBRN Annual Meeting

We are happy to announce that the 19th LBRN Annual Meeting will be held on Friday-Saturday virtually online February 12-13, 2021.

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LBRN Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

LBRN Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

As of February 11, 2021 from Louisiana’s Governer’s statement: “Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday signed a proclamation extending Louisiana’s modified Phase 2 guidelines, which include sensible restrictions meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 like a statewide mask mandate, for another 21 days. The new order is set to expire on March 3, 2021.”

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LBRN-Webinar-Genomic Analysis of SARS-COV-2

LBRN-Webinar-Genomic Analysis of SARS-COV-2

Genomic Analysis of SARS-COV-2: New Variants and the Vaccine Rollout This webinar will introduce the upcoming graduate Bioinformatics for Infectious Diseases Course at LSU that covers topics, tools and resources developed for infectious disease research.

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LBRN Omics LOGIC Bioinformatics Training

LBRN Omics LOGIC Bioinformatics Training

Omics LOGIC Bioinformatics Training has been developed by Pine Biotech to give students access to basic introductory to advanced analytical bioinformatics courses. The training is available through an online platform. The training is modeled after undergraduate and graduate course topics at LSU, Georgetown University Medical Center and other universities and was designed by faculty and researchers at the Tauber Bioinformatics Research Center.

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Graduate Course on Bioinformatics for Infectious Diseases

Graduate Course on Bioinformatics for Infectious Diseases

Offered by the Department of Pathobiological Sciences (PBS), LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), Spring, 2021 session graduate course. This is available to LBRN and other students with approval. See full story details below.

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Pine Biotech Webinar on Bioinformatics for Infectious Disease

Pine Biotech Webinar on Bioinformatics for Infectious Disease

Due to Hurricane Zeta, the new event date/time is November 6, 2020, 1:00pm from October 30th, 2020 1:00pm. We welcome you to join us for a free webinar on bioinformatics for Infectious Diseases. In this session, we will discuss how genomic data and bioinformatics are being used to study viral and bacterial pathogens and play a major role in the current biomedical research around the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar is designed for students and faculty interested in methods of analysis, including RNA and DNA sequencing data.

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LBRN 2020-2025 Grant Renewal

LBRN 2020-2025 Grant Renewal

We are pleased to announce that the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network has been competitively renewed for the next five years. In this new funding period we are pleased to welcome the University of New Orleans as the 8th PUI in the network. The LBRN includes participants from over 27 institutions across the state of Louisiana.

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