The AquAdvantage Salmon

AquAdvantage Salmon is an Atlantic Salmon which contains a "gene construct" enabling it to grow twice as fast as other Atlantic Salmon.

Laurence Marton on Personalized Medicine

BIOtech-NOW talks to Laurence Marton, Co-Chair of the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2012, about the outlook for personalized medicine.

Breast Cancer and Biotechnology: Bigger Than Pink

The world's best hope for turning breast cancer — and other forms of cancer — into a chronic manageable disease lies within biotechnology.

Repositioning Drugs for Parkinson's Disease

Kuldip Dave from the Michael J. Fox Foundation discusses his organization's work to reposition drugs for Parkinson's Disease.

Dr. Paul Offit on the Importance of Vaccines and Impediments to Breakthroughs

Paul A. Offit, M.D. is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit received this year's BIO Humanitarian Award at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC.  Dr. Dr. Dr.

Becoming a Part of the Biotech Industry

Pete Pellerito discusses what is being done to provide the workforce for this broad and growing industry.

2012 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing

The World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals.

Contagion: How Would We Respond to a Pandemic?

Phyllis Arthur interviews Colonel Randall Larsen, CEO of the WMD Center, on the threat of a pandemic as portrayed in the movie Contagion which opens in theatres nationwide today.

Eva Jack, Chief Business Officer at Pulmatrix, on the Promise of Biotech

Jack discusses her greatest accomplishments, advice for industry leaders, and the promise of biotech. Pulmatrix is a clinical trial stage biotech company based in Lexington, Mass.

Dr. Steven Perrin, CEO, CSO and Vice Chairman, ALS Therapy Development Institute

What is ALS? How widespread is the disease? Are there any treatments for ALS? Dr. Steven Perrin discusses his organization's approach to stopping ALS.