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BIO and the American Farm Bureau Team Up to Talk About GMOs

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Biotechnology in plant agriculture has come to mean the process of intentionally making a copy of a gene for a desired trait from one plant or organism and using it in another plant. The result is a GMO (genetically modified organism). Genetically Modified Organisms are are often a hot and contentious topic of conversation when it comes to American agriculture. Consumers generally have many questions about GMOs including what foods are they in?; are they safe?; Read More >

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2015 BIO Legislative Day Fly-In

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More than 300 biotechnology industry representatives from over 40 states, representing hundreds of thousands of American workers, participated in hundreds of meetings with Members of the House and Senate during the BIO Legislative Day Fly-In. Participants discussed issues critical to the biotechnology industry including, drug development, discovery and delivery reforms, targeting abuses of the U.S. patent system while protecting innovation, providing adequate reimbursement for vital therapies under Medicare, FDA funding, tax policy, support for science-based Read More >

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Vote for the 2015 Buzz of BIO

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Voting is now open for the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention! The Buzz of BIO contest recognizes highly innovative companies in the biotech sector and helps position these companies to develop strategic partnerships within the industry. Cast your vote each day from now until April 21, 2015 in each of the two categories – Pipelines of Promise and Technologies of Tomorrow.  Nominees in the “Pipelines of Promise” are companies that move therapies Read More >

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Live the GMOA Experience at SXSW!

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You may have already read my blog GMO Answers Leaves an Impression at SXSW but I wanted to share some great videos from our time at South by Southwest. Just to recap: GMO Answers recently went to SXSW to talk with consumers about their questions and concerns about GMOs and how our food is grown. At the GMO Answers booth we brought the farm indoors, featuring corn, canola and cotton plants on the expo floor, for attendees to experience Read More >

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Professional Development Opportunities at BIO 2015

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BIO offers two executive training courses to help attendees grow professionally, both co-located at the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, PA from June 13-15, 2015. The Business Development Fundamentals and Advanced Business Development courses support the activity that takes place at our partnering and investor conferences each year by training individuals who are making the deals that drive this industry. Each course is taught by experienced business development professionals from leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology Read More >

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