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BIO 2000 Breaks Records: Most Successful Biotech Conference Ever!

Mar 30 2000
BOSTON Bio 2000 broke all previous records for attendance and involvement by scientists, academic researchers, company executives, patient advocates, government officials and investment experts.

BIO Opposes Bill Introduced by Senator Moynihan

Mar 30 2000
WASHINGTON (March 30, 2000) - The Biotechnology IndustryOrganization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced by Senator Moynihan (D-N.Y.) Wednesday advocating new...

Genentech Awarded Helix Award for Corporate Excellence

Mar 29 2000
BOSTON (March 29, 2000)Genentech, Inc. today receivedthe 2000 Helix Award during the BIO 2000 International Biotechnology Meeting and Exhibition sponsored by the Biotechnology Industry Organization...

Genentech Founders Honored As Recipients Of Biotechnology Heritage Award

Mar 29 2000
BOSTON (March 29, 2000) Herbert W. Boyer and the lateRobert A. Swanson, cofounders of Genentech Inc., have been named recipients of the Biotechnology Heritage Award for their contributions in...

Biotechnology Industry Creates Robert A. Swanson Education Fund to Honor Genentech Founder

Mar 28 2000
BOSTON (March 28, 2000) Leaders of the biotechnology industry meeting in Boston today at BIO 2000 announced the establishment of the Robert A. Swanson Education Fund to honor Swanson, a co-founder...

Connecticut State Executive Receives Biotech Award

Mar 27 2000
(BOSTON, MA) -- The Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Jim Abromaitis, received the BIO Outstanding State Executive of the Year Award today at the BIO...

BIO Contributes $5,000 To Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

Mar 27 2000
BOSTON (March 27, 2000) - The Biotechnology IndustryOrganization (BIO) today made a $5,000 donation to the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) during BIO 2000.

BIO Chairman Mark...

BIO President Responds To Biodevastation Protesters

Mar 24 2000
BOSTON, Mass. (March 24, 2000) Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following personal statement with respect to the Biodevastation protesters....

BIO 2000 Media Briefing On Benefits Of Agriculture Biotechnology

Mar 24 2000
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...

Erickson Joins BIO as Director for New Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology Section

Mar 23 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2000) -- BIO announced today that Brent Erickson has been named director of the newly created Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology Section. Industrial...