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BIO Supports Findings of National Research Council Report Regarding Genetically Modified Plants

WASHINGTON (April 5, 2000) Recommendations put forth today in a National Research Council report entitled Genetically Modified Pest Protected Plants: Science and Regulation are well-founded in...

BIO Praises Clinton Reassurances Regarding Gene Patents and PTO Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauded President Clinton for comments today clarifying his March 14 joint statement with British Prime Minister...

BIO Elects Board Members, Officers for 2000-2001

WASHINGTON (April 3, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced as chairman of the board of directors, Mark Skaletsky, president and CEO of GelTex Pharmaceuticals Inc., of...

BIO Response to Reps. Kucinich and Metcalf Regarding National Academy of Sciences Report

(Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO, today issued the following statement regarding a request by Reps. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Jack Metcalf (R-Wash.) to the National Academy of Sciences to...

PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAM ON BIOTECHNOLOGY BEGINS APRIL 3

Washington - April 3, 2000 - A multi-year, industry-led public information program begins today to share information about agricultural biotechnology with people in the United...

BIO 2000 Breaks Records: Most Successful Biotech Conference Ever!

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

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

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

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

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...