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Making a positive impact on the world: Next Advance Bullet Blender homogenizer used in study explaining predominance of COVID variant



Next Advance, a leading provider of top quality, user-friendly, affordable laboratory instruments for the life sciences located in Troy, NY, is helping researchers make a positive impact on the world. Our flagship product, the Bullet Blender® homogenizer, was recently cited in an important new study that showed how a specific variant of COVID-19 can enhance binding of the virus particles to the human cell-surface receptor (ACE2) found on human epithelial cells. Results of the study provide an explanation for the global predominance of the variant that is currently circulating. The study was collaboratively done by scientists from prominent research institutes in the USA, Germany and Switzerland. Read the study in Nature, February 26, 2021 https://rdcu.be/chUfv . For more information about the Bullet Blender and other Next Advance laboratory instruments, please visit www.nextadvance.com or call us at (518) 674-3510.

With Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season around the corner, it’s even more important to look for red flags and stay cyber safe when shopping online. The planned spend on gifts and other holiday items is expected to be $832 per person this year, according to National Retail Federation. Berkshire Bank Chief Information Officer Ryan Melle…
CEO Nitin Mhatre stated, “We’re proud to celebrate the anniversary of our NYSE listing and our long history of purpose-driven, values guided community banking. We believe that where you bank matters, and we’re building a better approach to banking while delivering steadily improving results to our communities and our shareholders. In 2022, our…
Albany, N.Y. – November 9, 2022 – Pioneer Bancorp, Inc. (“Pioneer”) (NASDAQ: PBFS), the parent company of Pioneer Bank (the “Bank”) today reported the results for the quarter ended September 30, 2022, which is the first quarter of Pioneer’s fiscal year ended June 30, 2023.  Net income for the three months ended September 30, 2022 was $5.2 million…
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Join us as the streets of historic downtown Troy come alive with Victorian “Gilded Age” magic!  Enjoy the region’s premiere free holiday event and has…
The Region's Premiere Free Holiday Event
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We hope you can join us on December 5th to celebrate and cut the ribbon for Red Dog Realty in their new office on Hoosick Street in Troy!  Red Dog Realty…
Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening
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As a benefit of your Chamber membership, you are invited to attend the Annual Holiday Networking Luncheon.  This provides a great opportunity to close out…
Lunch and Networking