Archives for January 2012

Governors Talk Biotech in State of the State Addresses

State legislatures throughout the country are back in session – or soon will be. That means it is time for governors to deliver their annual state of the state addresses. In fact, several have already happened. Just in the last week, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomlin made reference to the biotech industry as an important part of their … [Read more...]

BIO Asia International Conference Highlights Promise of Biotech in Asia

The 9th Annual BIO Asia International Conference will feature industry leaders discussing the future of the Asian biotech industry. The Conference is timely since it will bring together U.S and European drug development companies with Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in research collaborations and licensing agreements. The conference brings together a … [Read more...]

Encouraging Biotechnology Workforce Diversity

Leading biotechnology companies are partnering with the International Center for Professional Development (ICPD) to support a training and mentoring program at the 2012 BIO International Convention that encourages workforce diversity in the biotechnology industry. The Scientist Mentoring and Diversity Program (SMDP) encourages graduate and post-doctoral science students from … [Read more...]