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Tomorrow: BIO is "To the Point" on Gene Patenting

April 1, 2010
BIO is participating in an NPR segment at approximately 2:08pm ET tomorrow, Friday, April 2, 2010, on the nationally-syndicated national radio program “To the Point” which originates in NYC.  It should air on WAMU in DC, too, for those of you in the Nation’s capital.

BIO’s Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, Hans Sauer, will be joined by:

  • ANDREW POLLACK: Correspondent for The New York Times. He has covered the business and science of biotechnology since 2000.

  • DR. MARY CLAIRE KING: American Cancer Society Professor of Medical and Genome Science, University of Washington

  • ARTHUR CAPLAN: Director of the Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania

  • HANS SAUER, Deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property, Biotechnology Industry Organization

Ways to tune in: Listen on the radio:

• See a list of NPR stations that carry On Point.

Listen online:

• You can listen live on the web by choosing a live stream from WBUR.

Subscribe to the podcast:

• You can get the On Point podcast by following the instructions on WBUR’s podcast page.

More about the show:

Hosted by Warren Olney, To the Point is a fast-paced, news based one-hour daily national program that focuses on the hot-button issues of the day, co-produced by KCRW and Public Radio International. Featuring three discrete segments - Newsmaker, Defining the Story, Reporter's Notebook - To the Point presents informative and thought-provoking back-and-forth discussion. A mix of guests cover a range of concerns - politics, international affairs, technology, the environment - the front-page stories that attract a savvy news audience.