Author Archive: Paulina Ibarra

Paulina was the director of web and new media communications with the Biotechnology Industry Organization from October 2010 - June 2013.

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Gov. backing required for biotechnologies to meet development challenges

Seedling

“We have to push through our policy barriers in order to continue supporting the economic growth of our rural economies in the United States and around the world.” The sentiment behind that statement made by BIO’s President and CEO Jim Greenwood was shared by the speakers and attendees at today’s Leadership Summit which took place at the 2011 BIO International Convention.  The participants addressed the economic obstacles and environmental impacts for biotechnologies in transforming how Read More >

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Snapshot Attending 2011 BIO International Convention

Betsy Raymon, Founder and Principal, RaymondStevenson Healthcare Communications and one of our Official Bloggers, is attending the 2011 BIO International Convention and she is pretty excited about it (and she should!).

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The Future of Biotech: National BioGENEius Challenge Winners Announced

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A number of high school students and their parents were on the edge of their seats last night, during the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge Awards Banquet, waiting to hear the names of the 10 U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge winners. The U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge is a competition where winners of the At-Large and Local BioGENEius Challenges compete and present their research posters and oral presentations in front of a panel of judges. The winners will Read More >

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Building the Case for Biotechnology Booksigning Today at BIO

Thanks to Yali (BIO Official Blogger) for reminding us that Mark Ahn, Michael Alvarez, and Anne York, the editors of Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business will be signing books today at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington DC from 3:00-4:30 pm in the BIO bookstore.

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USAID: Global Health Efforts Tied to American Security

Angie Drakulich, one of our BIO Official Bloggers, attended this morning Partnerships for Global Health Forum. This event, part of the 2011 BIO International Convention, is an annual event sponsored by BIO and BioVentures for Global Health. In her blog Angie says: What many Americans may not understand when they think of global health is how much it affects the country’s relationships and connectedness to other nations. One audience member suggested renaming the term “global Read More >

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