AZ-TW Society of Technology Visited Banner Research Facility

On Friday Feb. 21, 2014, AZ-TW representatives Ms. Angela Yin Cesal, Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, and Ms. Wendy Karahalios visited Banner Research COO Cynthia Guinn and Mr. Brian Browne at Sun City. Each party expressed their support for the Banner-Taiwan research program and discussed potential future projects.

After the meeting, Mr. Brian Browne showed the Banner Memorial Brain Bank to AZ-TW representatives. He first brought the team to the storage room with refrigerators that store brain tissues at temperature -80F, then to the laboratory where Banner scientists worked on brain tissues. Finally he then showed a brain tissue to illustrate Alzheimer diseases. Banner Research has the largest brain tissue bank in the world with large amount of data for scientists to perform research.

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Wendy, Angela, Cynthia, and Brian Browne in Cynthia’s office.

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NCKU Visited AZTW, ASU And Banner Research

Prof. Chris Lee, Director of International Relations of National Cheng-Kung University (NCKU), visited AZ-TW, ASU and Banner on Jan. 14 and 15.

He met Banner scientist Dr. Kewei Chen, and visited ASU College of Engineering Jeff Goss and School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering (SBHSE) (Dr. Marco Santello, Dr. Vincent Pizziconi, Bruce Towe).

Prof. Lee is also an SAB member of AZ-TW.NCKU Visited AZTW, ASU
Prof. Vincent Pizziconi of ASU (left) and Prof. Chris Lee of NCKU (right).

Innvoation And Collaboration With Banner Research In Arizona

Banner Research Project in Arizona
On September 14, 2013, AZ-TW Society of Technology presented the first annual conference at ASU Foundation. The 2013 Symposium on Technology of Future was very successful. In the event, Director Mr. Brian Browne of Banner Research signed an agreement with AZ-TW to offer 14 Taiwanese to do research at Banner Research Center facility in Arizona.

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