Author Archive: Adrianne Massey

Adrianne Massey

Adrianne Massey, PhD, is the Managing Director of Science and Regulatory Affairs in the Food and Ag Section of BIO.  Dr. Massey is the co-author of three textbooks on the science, applications and societal issues of biotechnology, all published by the American Society for Microbiology Press.

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Strong U.S. Government “One Health” Coordination


An element to improving human, animal, and environmental health The concept of “One Health” recognizes that the health of people, animals, and the environment are linked. Human population expansion and increased global migration have led to significant land-use changes and urbanization, all of which have an impact on the environment and increase the risk of disease transmission between animals and people. Although increased specialization within scientific disciplines and professions has greatly improved the health and Read More >

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RNAi: From Medicine to Agriculture

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At BIO, our member companies are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. They are working everyday to improve the human condition by curing the sick, feeding the hungry, and developing cleaner, safer and healthier sources of energy. And they are accomplishing this by using innovative biotechnology tools, such as RNA interference, or RNAi, in both basic research and product development. RNAi is a biological process, occurring Read More >

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