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A Tale of Two Conferences: ASCO and BIO

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting kicked off the month of June as, arguably, the biggest event in the life sciences milieu, with 30,000-plus attendees and an inconsistent mélange of dispiriting and heartening news and data, while…

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Video Coverage from #BIO2011 – Exclusive Interview with CEO of Bio, Biotechnology Industry Organization

BioWorld interviews James C. Greenwood, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bio. Greenwood shares the legislative goals of the Biotechnology Industry Organization at the 2011 Bio International Convention on June 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fmjdg9K3_XU[/youtube]

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#BIO 2011: Agony of De Feet

WASHINGTON ‑ If there’s any universal experience of the BIO International Conference, it has to be foot fatigue. You hear about it in snatches in the hallway. “My feet are aching.” “I have to get off my feet.” “My blisters…

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#BIO2011: A Conventioneer’s Field Guide

WASHINGTON ‑ There’s a sorta funny, kinda snotty article in The Washington Post’s style section today – “Know your conventioneer” – that bills itself as “a handy field guide to help you identify which flock your summer conventioneer belongs to.”…

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Confessions of a BIO Newbie

I confess. When it comes to the BIO International Convention, I’m a newbie. So please forgive me for thinking it was just another conference. I began to see the error of my thoughts as soon as I registered a month…

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BIO XVIII: What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been

Editor’s note: This editorial about the Biotechnology Industry Organization conference, written by BioWorld’s publisher, originally appeared in a 2007 edition of BioWorld Perspectives, just before BIO in Boston. We asked him to update it for BIO 2011, which begins this…

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Catch Up with BioWorld at BIO 2011 Next Week in D.C.!

Heading to D.C. next week for BIO 2011? So are we – and we’d love to catch up with you there. Don’t miss our panel: Starting Up Biotechs in the New Normal World. 10 AM Wednesday, June 29, 2011, Room…

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Biotech’s Emerging Giant

While attending the China track at this year’s J.P. Morgan conference in January I sat next to a gentleman who was smiling as he scanned the jam-packed penthouse meeting room. Shooting him a questioning glance, he responded with “last year…

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