**Updated: Housing for BIO International Convention Now Available**

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 11, 2006) -- Housing registration is now available for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention, taking place May 6-9, 2007, at the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center. More than 18,000 global leaders in biotechnology are expected to be in attendance to take advantage of the myriad investment, networking, and learning opportunities this global event for biotechnology has to offer.

What: BIO International Convention Housing application is now available online. Housing is reserved on a first come, first serve basis through April 6, 2007. Forms are available online at
When: May 6-9, 2007
Where: Boston Convention and Exhibit Center

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BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and 31 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.