BIO names Sharon L. Cohen, senior health policy strategist, as new Vice-President

Jan 9 2001
BIO seeks strong role in Medicare debate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 9, 2001) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today named Sharon L. Cohen BIO’s first vice president for...

BIO Issues Statement On PTO’s Final Gene-Based Patent Guidelines

Jan 5 2001
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 5, 2001) - Lila Feisee, director of intellectual property for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement on the U.S. Patent and...

CEO & Investor Conference Expected to Attract 1,500 Biotech Leaders and Investors

Dec 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2000) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host the third annual CEO & Investor Conference, "Investing in Biotechnology: The Value, The Risks,...

BIO names new VP of Government Relations

Dec 18 2000
Lee Rawls, Chief of Staff to US Senator Bill Frist, Named BIO's new Vice President for Government Relations

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 18, 2000) – “I am delighted to make this...

San Diego To Host BIO 2001 International Convention

Dec 7 2000
New HealthFest 2001 Event and “Partnering for Life” ThemeExpected to Attract 12,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2000) – San Diego will host the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO)...

BIO Achieves Gains During 106th Congress

Nov 21 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21, 2000) -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) achieved significant legislative objectives during the 106th Congress and began laying the groundwork for...

Lyons Joins BIO As Food & Agriculture Specialist for Government Relations Team

Nov 17 2000
WASHINGTON (November 17, 2000)-The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today named Matthew D. Lyons director of government relations for food and agriculture.

 Food and agriculture...

EPA Report Finds Biotech Crops Have Little Impact On Monarch Butterflies

Oct 19 2000
WASHINGTON (October 19, 2000)-The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reaffirmed Thursday that a review of all available scientific information indicates that monarch butterflies are at very...


Oct 19 2000
At the strong urging of the Environmental Protection Agency, Aventis is announcing today that they are canceling the registration of StarLink corn. This means that Starlink corn can no longer be...

BIO Urges Clinton, Congress to Drop Drug Reimportation Section of Ag Appropriations Bill

Oct 18 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2000) - Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President, Carl B. Feldbaum, today issued the following statement on the drug reimportation bill: