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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...

Major Study Of Biotech Research On Age-Related Diseases To Be Released At BIO 2000

Mar 23 2000
WASHINGTON, DC (March 23, 2000) The Alliance for Aging Research will release the first ever profile of biotechnology companies focusing on age-related diseases and offer recommendations for...

BIO 2000 Program Provides Teachers Update On Biotechnology

Mar 23 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2000) More than 100 teachers from 23 states and Canada will take part in the Teacher Professional Development Program at BIO 2000, March 26-30, in Boston.

The three...

BIO Files Comments On Proposed Guidelines From PTO For Patenting Gene-Based Inventions

Mar 22 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 22, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today filed comments with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) on its proposed guidelines and training manual...

People Battling Illnesses, Injuries Discuss Personal Experiences At BIO 2000

Mar 22 2000
WASHINGTON, DC (March 22, 2000) People benefiting from innovative biotechnology treatments against such diseases as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and Gaucher disease will discuss their...

BIO 2000 Speakers Discuss Human Genome Project, Agricultural Biotech In Developing Nations

Mar 17 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2000) Featured speakers at BIO 2000's lunch Wednesday, March 29, will discuss a variety of topics, including the risks and benefits of agricultural biotechnology in...