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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...

Connecticut State Executive Receives Biotech Award

(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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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