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Countdown to BIO 2014: San Diego Highlights

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Countdown to BIO 2014: San Diego Highlights

With less than week before the BIO International Convention, Jennifer Landress, senior vice president and COO of BIOCOM, provides her recommendations of things to see and do while in San Diego...

INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Debunking the Biotech Bubble Talk

The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index has been on a wild ride in 2014 with a 20 percent gain in the first two months, a 24 percent drop from late February to mid-April, and a rebound of 16 percent off April lows by early June...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Supreme Court Decision on Web Content Delivery to Impact Biotech Patents

Earlier this month, in Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., the Supreme Court issued a decision that will likely impact patents directed to methods for treating or diagnosing diseases...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

IP at the 2014 BIO International Convention

Securing and maintaining intellectual property protection for the next generation of biotech innovation faces new challenges and opportunities. Come learn about current issues and those just on the horizon before they affect your practice and your company...

CLIMATE CHANGE

RFS: Shifting Focus on to Climate Change

The Environmental Working Group released a study late June that found U.S. EPA’s proposed cut in the amount of ethanol would “prevent 3 million tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere — the equivalent of 580,000 cars.”

LIVESTOCK BIOTECH SUMMIT

Interactive Science Communication Sessions at 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit

On Tuesday, September 16th, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science will present the session “Distilling your Message on Animal Biotechnology.”

GMO ANSWERS

Why We Need IPR for GMOs

At GMO Answers, we've received several questions about corporate intellectual property rights and patents on GMO seeds, with many believing that patents hurt farmers by forcing them to purchase new seeds each year instead of using the seeds they harvest...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

What to Wear at the BIO International Convention

Kristina Moore is a style expert and the founder and editor of Corporate Fashionista. She shares her ideas about how to use fashion as a dynamic professional tool...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

BIO Innovation Zone Company Snapshots

Next week at the BIO International Convention, BIO will be partnering with the National Institutes of Health and the National Science foundation to host the first-ever BIO Innovation Zone...

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY

There's Biotechnology in Soap? Should I Be Worried?

The New York Times discusses a liquid laundry detergent made by Ecover. Ecover is a Belgian-based company that uses algal oil extract (made by California-based Solazyme) in place of palm oil in some of their products, like Unilever with their Lux bar soaps...

HEALTH

Making the Case for Personalized Medicine

In a time of unprecedented scientific breakthroughs and technological advancements, personalized health care has the capacity to detect the onset of disease at its earliest stages...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Fact vs. Fear: Are GM Enzymes in Cheese Safe?

Bronham's article provides a common example of the use in biotechnology in food production to show how opposition to GMOs isn't based in science...

ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

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...

BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

Grow it Here, Make it Here, Create Jobs

In Grow it Here, Make it Here, and Create Jobs, Rapundalo and Pellerito argued how the United States should “combine its strengths in agriculture and manufacturing and leverage them with new technology, such as biotechnology, to grow our economy and jobs”

AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

The Eucalyptus Genome Reveals Potential Breakthroughs

More than just food for Koalas, Eucalyptus trees are already used for producing timber, fuel, medicinal and industrial oils...

HEALTH

The Alzheimer's Association offers the Part the Cloud Translational Research Grant Program

There is no greater health care need than slowing or preventing Alzheimer’s disease...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Patent Reform Legislation Off The Table For Now

Late last year, the House of Representative’s passed the Innovation Act aimed at curbing abusive patent assertion and litigation. This bill moved through the House very quickly and passed by an overwhelming margin...

HEALTH

New NPC Report on Comparative Effectiveness Research

Advances in medical research create the potential for better health outcomes, improved treatment and even prevention of once-fatal diseases and, with these improvements, a more cost-effective healthcare system...

FOOD LABELING

Some People Get it, and Some Just Don't

As a communications director in the agriculture industry, I have spent two decades using fact-based talking points while industry opponents can say whatever will make a headline...
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Conferences & Events
Conferences & Events

06.23.14

BIO International Convention

The largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world is coming to San Diego, June 23 – 26, 2014, offering four days of career-boosting opportunities—from targeted education sessions and specialty forums to BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings with thousands of companies. Join the global biotech community at BIO 2014...

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06.21.14

BIO Executive Training Programs

The Business Development Basics and Advanced Business Development courses support the activity that takes place at our partnering, investor and venture capital conferences each year by training individuals who are making the deals that drive this industry...

REGISTER

09.09.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry and to hear case studies and strategies from global bioindustry leaders...

REGISTER

09.16.14

Livestock Biotech Summit

This unique conference offers a focus on genetic engineering of agricultural animals including benefits, research and development, regulatory system, and challenges to advancing health, food and industrial applications of animal biotechnology...

REGISTER

10.07.14

BIO Investor Forum

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and One-on-One PartneringTM meetings...

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