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Dave Edwards

Dave Edwards is BIO’s Director for Animal Biotechnology, where he works with companies using biotechnology to address food security, sustainability, human health and animal welfare issues through cutting edge innovations.  He hails from Iowa and has made the D.C. area home for the last 6 years with his family and pets.

Dave holds a PhD in Animal Science from Michigan State University and has previously worked in academic research and for the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.  He enjoys raising a backyard garden, especially the taste of a fresh-picked tomato.

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Alliance Development Meets Animal Biotechnology


On June 3rd, 2014, BIO hosted a briefing entitled “The Untapped Potential of Advanced Modeling: How Animal Biotech Speeds Drug Development” to showcase the growing field of biomedical applications through animal biotechnology. Panelists specifically highlighted opportunities for GE animal models of human disease to help patients with devastating diseases. The panel included three experts in the field: Danielle Kerkovich, PhD, the Principal Scientist of Beyond Batten Disease Foundation, John Swart, PhD, President of Exemplar Genetics, and Read More >

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