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Gene Pool – The Fiercest Competition At #BIO2016!

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What do you get when you toss high school biotechnology scientists into the “nature and nurture” version of the hit TV show Shark Tank™? Introducing Gene Pool – a “fast pitch” format competition where our next generation of biotech leaders have minimal time to convince judges and the audience that their innovative research is better than the rest. Returning for the second annual Gene Pool competition this year at the 2016 BIO International Convention, the Read More >

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Leveraging the power of partnerships

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The world is an interconnected and interdependent place socially, economically, and environmentally. Not only is our global society becoming increasingly interconnected through the spread of technology, but we are becoming tightly intertwined both through the spread of diseases and the global partnerships established to combat them. The term neighbor has an evolving definition. Consequently, it is important we all adapt to the changing environment and look beyond our traditional encumbrances towards emerging opportunities to share Read More >

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BIO Adds Airgas to Membership Discount Program

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BIO Business Solutions®, BIO’s cost savings program, has announced a new partnership with Airgas, an Air Liquide company.  The Airgas program, available to members of BIO and our state affiliates, offers a broad range of industrial, specialty and medical gases in all modes of supply; dry ice; cryogenic storage and gas handling equipment and supplies. The program provides preferred pricing on gas products and 10-25% preferred discounts on equipment and supplies and the ability to customize Read More >

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Informed Perspectives: A Preview of the Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics Track

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The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has a long history of delivering impactful educational sessions about personalized medicine, and PMC is pleased to collaborate with BIO again this year to put together a Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics Track at the BIO International Convention. Touching on a variety of topics that include clinical care, investment and public policy reform, the three-day program promises to deliver informed perspectives on the field’s current direction: Tuesday, June 7 Titled “30 Read More >

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Imagine How Much Faster We Could Address Emerging Infections Like Zika and Dengue If We Worked Even Better Together

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In just a few months, Brazil will host the 2016 Olympics, the most competitive global athletic event of the year.  But another important race for the people of that country–and millions more around the world–has already begun.  BIO members and others across the public health community are aiming to break vaccine development records to find solutions for unpredictable diseases like Zika and dengue.  Both produce a devastating impact on tropical and subtropical countries like Brazil, Read More >

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