Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)

About This Show:

Children's Research Hospital Oakland



Always a busy show.  CHORI, the research branch of Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, is ranked 5th in the nation for NIH funding of pediatric research. With a working budget of over $40 million a year from both private and public sources, CHORI supports over 200 researchers and clinicians in state-of-the-art laboratory space.
The ‘bench to bedside’ research they conduct stretches the boundaries of scientific inquiry and impacts health and wellness across the globe.
Within CHORI’s six renowned Research Centers, CHORI investigators probe all aspects of health and wellness, including asthma, birth defects, cancer, cardiac disease prevention, childhood obesity and diabetes, iron metabolism, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell anemia, and mechanisms of immunity and bacterial proliferation.

Science Specialties (based on previous attendees)Molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, proteomics, immunology, cancer research, genetics, epigenetics, analytical chemistry, pharmacology, genomics, bioinformatics, cell signaling/transduction, biophysics, microbiology, microscopy/imaging, protein chemistry.

Areas of Interest (based on previous attendees):  Cloning, PCR/QPCR/RTPCR, enzymes/reagents, DNA sequencing/purification, RNA purification, electrophoresis, electroporation, microarray, cell culture, transfection, ELISA, primary cells, western blot, flow cytometry, antibodies, cell separation/magnetic beads, SiRNA/RNAi, microRNA, genotyping, protein expression/purification, recombinant proteins, HPLC/LCMS columns, pipettors/tips/calibration, plasticware/glassware, sample storage and ID, next gen sequencing, oligo synthesis.

When & Where:

  • When

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
    Internal Location: TBA
    5700 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
    Oakland, California 94609


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