Southern Oregon University will host the quarterly Southern Oregon Bioscience Consortium meeting on Thursday, April 24, at — p.m. in the SOU Science Building, Room 171. The meeting will be followed by a tour of the SOU Biotechnology Research Center.




Southern Oregon Bioscience Consortium works to address and represent the common concerns of southern Oregon bioscience-related companies and to help unify the interests of the consortium as a prominent industry in southern Oregon.




Established by the SOU Departments of Biology and Chemistry, the Biotechnology Research Center is an undergraduate research facility dedicated to the interdisciplinary fields of biotechnology.




Student and faculty researchers use the center's state-of-the-art equipment and molecular biology techniques to investigate both the organisms and environment of the biologically diverse and complex Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion. The center is also equipped for researchers to perform a full-range of DNA and protein manipulation, including cloning and sequencing of DNA and purification and analysis of novel proteins.