Media Advisory: Contact Information For BIO 2001 Advance Press Room

BIO 2001 opens today at the San Diego Convention Center. From today through Friday, June 22, members of the press can reach BIO communications staff by calling one of the following numbers:

(619) 525-6243
(619) 525-6244
(619) 525-6245

Saturday, June 23, the main BIO 2001 press room will open. Contact numbers will change, so be sure to check the press release section of the meeting Web site,

Press will not be permitted register for the meeting at the advance press room. On-site registration will commence Saturday, June 23. Media registrants must present valid press credentials for admission to the meeting.

Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the BIO 2001 International Biotechnology Convention & Exhibition is the world’‘s largest biotechnology event. The convention runs from June 24 through June 27. For details, visit the meeting Web site at

BIO represents more than 950 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S. states and 33 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.