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One Health Day


Today, in recognition of One Health Day, I shared my thoughts with The Hill’s Congress Blog about the importance of recognizing the inextricable links between human health and the health of animals and the environment we share: For centuries, humans have shared a bond with animals unlike any other – one so strong that it has been scientifically shown to improve the emotional and mental health of people who spend time with nature’s magnificent creatures. Here Read More >

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2016 BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit Starts Today!


Today marks the start of the 5th annual BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit being held on November 3-4 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Summit brings together patient advocacy organizations, academia, regulators, biotechnology industry, and other stakeholders for two days of robust programming to discuss timely policy issues and share best practices. With almost 200 different organizations expected to attend this year, the Summit provides an invaluable networking opportunity to advance partnerships Read More >

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NYT Misses the Point on Yields, Pesticides and What Farmers Need

GMO soybeans

Industry experts, academics, farmers and growers have plenty to say about an October 30 article in The New York Times. Authored by Danny Hakim, NYT investigative reporter out of the London bureau, Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops, is critical of biotechnology and claims that it “has not accelerated increases in crop yields or led to an overall reduction in the use of chemical pesticides.” Politico’s Morning Ag did a nice job of Read More >

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It’s an Exciting Time for Industrial Biotechnology – Help Us Shape the Future Global Biobased Economy at the 2017 BIO World Congress


The BIO Event Planning Team is thrilled to announce some changes in our conference planning based on your attendee feedback and exciting new companies we have in the Industrial & Environmental space. We are thankful for our long standing support from companies like Novozymes, BASF, Corbion, Holland, and Leaf Technologies – to name a few – but we also want to hear from you! The 2017 BIO World Congress Call for Sessions and Speakers is Read More >

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Schedule JPM Meetings with BIO One-on-One Partnering™


BIO is taming the JPM “beast” by offering meeting space during JPM week, only accessible to BIO One-on-One Partnering users. Continuing its mission of fostering industry success, BIO is thrilled to announce this new offering to biotechs, inlicensors and investors while serving its members. Start your 2017 partnering activity off right. Apply* today to gain complimentary access to BIO One-on-One Partnering and connect with thousands of companies and hundreds of investors at JPM. Here’s how it Read More >

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