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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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NIH Broadening Our Vision of Global Health

Angie Drakulich, part of our BIO Official Bloggers Program, attended yesterday’s Francis Collins speech: For starters, Collins pointed out that recent scientific advances such as RNAi, small molecule screening, and genomics of pathogens, are allowing researchers and drug developers to fight infectious diseases. As a result, the pharma and healthcare sectors are able to look beyond the Big 3 diseases (HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria) and pay more attention to neglected diseases such as dengue, as Read More >

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Understanding Biotechnology and Food Safety

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Since the first biotech crop was commercialized in 1996, some food activists have raised uncertainty about whether or not biotech crops are as safe as conventional crops.  As the use of agricultural biotechnology increases globally (currently biotech crops are preferred by more than 15 million growers in 29 countries), people need to be better informed about food production, so they can form opinions based on facts, not fear.  Producing Safe Food for Nearly Two Decades Read More >

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Three dealmaking trends to look for in 2011

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The relationship between the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has never been clearer – partner to survive. The Business Forum at the 2011 BIO International Convention is the world’s largest venue for partnering and it might be the best way for emerging companies to find partners . While there are many quality sources for historical deal-trends, the Campbell Alliance and BIO have created the Dealmakers’ Intentions Survey and the BIO One-on-One Partnering Forecast, two unique forward-looking, Read More >

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Meet BIO’s Official Bloggers

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The 2011 BIO International Convention brings together leaders, innovators, and companies in the largest global event for the biotechnology industry. This is when and where you can see and hear insights, inspiration and what’s next in biotech. But what if you aren’t there or can’t be in two places at once while there? Keep up with what’s happening at Convention on BIOTechNOW, our new website, and also via the bloggers who are covering events day-by-day Read More >

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