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Every day, countless men and women are working tirelessly to heal, fuel and feed the world using the tools of biotechnology. Thanks to their achievements, patients have enjoyed incredible medical advances in the past few decades. HIV, once a near-certain death sentence, is now a manageable chronic condition. Farmers around the globe are enjoying greater crop yields while using less land and pesticides thanks to GMO crops. And advanced biofuels provide us with cleaner fuel Read More >

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Seizing Academic Breakthroughs in Japan

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Japanese universities and universities around the Asia Pacific region are entering into unique evolving partnerships with biopharmaceutical companies. Universities are also exploring incubator and other models with company partners to deliver the next wave of biotechnology innovations. With a focus on collaborative projects between industry and academia, this year’s BIO Asia conference will attract universities and national/public institutes and their biopharma partners to come together to discuss their latest partnering models, an integral growth opportunity Read More >

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Paying the Price for Poorly Harmonized Regulations Around GM Crops


At the beginning of December 2014, the Genetic Literacy Project launched a 6-part series to better educate the public about the misinformation around GMOs.   Its GMO: Beyond the Science series provides briefs that present another dimension to the GMO debate. The goal of the series is to stimulate a public discussion on genetic modification based on science, not fear. The fourth brief as part of the series takes a look at how  regulations are hampering the potential for biotechnology to contribute to Read More >

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World Rare Disease Day Celebrates Patient Advocacy and Activism Around The Globe


Global Genes™ and the identifiable Blue Denim Genes Ribbon™ provides opportunity to show support and help build awareness Global Genes, a leading patient advocacy organization with the mission to eliminate the challenges of rare disease, is inviting industry partners to support the eighth annual World Rare Disease Day. World Rare Disease Day is a day of advocacy to call attention to rare disease in the United States and around the globe. Created by European organization Read More >

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BIO CEO & Investor Conference Closes with Record Breaking Partnering Numbers


The 17th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, the largest investor conference focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies, took place last week in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria with more than 1,400 registrants, including 620 registered investors. The event featured 9 educational program sessions, including business roundtables, therapeutic workshops and plenary sessions, 5 fireside chats with biotech and pharma CEOs as well as nearly 170 company presentations. Read More >

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