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Genentech, Incyte Genomics Tell House Subcommittee Gene Patents Essential For Medical Progress

Jul 13 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 13, 2000) Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies testified today at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight hearing on gene...

Genentech, Incyte Genomics Executives To Testify At House Hearing On Gene-Based Patents

Jul 12 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2000) - Executives from two Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) member companies will testify Thursday, July 13, at a U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee oversight...

BIO Supports Efforts To Apply Biotechnology To Agriculture In Developing Nations

Jul 11 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2000) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) endorses recommendations contained in a report, released today, from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and...

BIO Statement Regarding USDA Planting Estimates of Genetically Modified Seeds

Jun 30 2000
(Dr. Val Giddings, vice president for food and agriculture of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to today's U.S. Department of Agriculture...

BIO: House Approval Of GOP Drug Plan Represents An Important Step In Right Direction For Seniors

Jun 29 2000

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 29, 2000) - Nancy Myers, health-care policy counsel for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), said House approval of a Republican plan to expand prescription drug...

BIO Praises Congress, President for Supporting Research on Biofuels

Jun 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2000) --The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today applauded Congress and President Clinton for their support of research into use of biomass as an alternative...

Missouri’s Carnahan Named BIO Governor of the Year

Jun 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2000) --TheBiotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has named Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan Governor of the Year for his support of the industry’s growth and companies’...

BIO Says Drug Coverage, Not Price Discounts, Will Help Seniors

Jun 20 2000

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 20, 2000) - Carl B. Feldbaum, president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), issued the following statement on an initiative announced today by some states to...

BIO Testifies At Senate Committee: Private-Sector Drug Coverage Will Help Seniors, Not Price Controls

Jun 13 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2000) - Paul Abrams, CEO of NeoRx Corp., testified today on behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) at a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions...

Researchers Find No Relationship Between Bt Corn Pollen and Butterfly Larvae Mortality

Jun 5 2000
WASHINGTON (June 5, 2000) - Results of a study publishedtoday indicate that earlier laboratory reports of a relationship between mortality of butterflies and contact with Bt corn are not a reliable...