BIO 2000 Media Briefing On Benefits Of Agriculture Biotechnology

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Boston, Mass. (March 24, 2000) Agricultural biotechnology experts will hold a media briefing at BIO 2000, Sunday, March 26, to discuss foods and crops improved through biotechnology.

BIO 2000 is the annual International Biotechnology Meeting and Exhibition of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). The media briefing will be held in the pressroom (108) of the Hynes Convention Center, headquarters of BIO 2000.

Dr. C.S. Prakash, Director, Center for Plant Biotechnology Research, Tuskegee University
Dr. Les Crawford, Director, Center for Food and Nutrition Policy, Georgetown University
Steve Wentworth, President, Foundation Earth, corn and soybean farmer
Val Giddings, Vice President for Food and Agriculture Biotechnology Industry Organization
Room 108, Hynes Convention Center
10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 26, 2000

About BIO
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.