Placeholder Banner

Life Sciences Community Joins Rep. Charlie Dent to Discuss State of the Industry and Positive Impact on Pennsylvania

August 18, 2016

WHAT: Roundtable discussion about the life sciences landscape, including the industry’s economic impact on Pennsylvania, the value of innovation, bioscience education opportunities, NIH funding and research best practices. Rep. Charlie Dent and Hon. Jim Greenwood to deliver remarks

• Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA-15)
• Hon. Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO; former PA Congressman
• Mr. Craig Tucker, Vice President, PA BIO • Dr. Keri Donaldson, Founder, Prescient Medicine
• Dr. Ralf Brandt, CEO & Managing Director, vivoPharm
• Dr. Kent Vrana, Professor & Chair, Penn State Dept. of Pharmacology
• Dr. Mel Billingsley, President & CEO, Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central PA
• Ms. Caitlin Orr, Project Coordinator, Hershey Center for Applied Research
• Mr. Nick Magallanes, Director Federal Government Relations, BIO

WHEN: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone)

Hershey Center for Applied Research
Room 1103
1214 Research Boulevard
Hummelstown, PA 17036


Discover More
Washington, DC (November 20, 2020) – Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved forward with its threat to impose…
"What a historic election for our country! For the first time in 120 years, American voter participation shattered many turnout records.    "At BIO we undertook an effort to mobilize and activate voters in our industry with Biotech Votes…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced a new, strategic direction that will help guide it to achieving long-term goals while maintaining responsiveness to changing political headwinds. Announcing the new vision, mission and…