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.

BIO 2000 is the annual International Biotechnology Meeting and Exhibition of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). The media briefing will be held in the pressroom (108) of the Hynes Convention Center, headquarters of BIO 2000.

Dr. C.S. Prakash, Director, Center for Plant Biotechnology Research, Tuskegee University

Dr. Les Crawford, Director, Center for Food and Nutrition Policy, Georgetown University

Steve Wentworth, President, Foundation Earth, corn and soybean farmer

Val Giddings, Vice President for Food and Agriculture Biotechnology Industry Organization

Room 108, Hynes Convention Center

10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 26, 2000