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"Imagine" #BIO2016 Buzz Center Recap
Monday Highlights: BIO 2016
Tuesday Highlights: BIO 2016
Wednesday Highlights: BIO 2016
Jim Greenwood, BIO at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Governor Terry McAuliffe at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Seema Kumar, Johnson & Johnson with BioGENEius Winner at the 2016 BIO International Convention
#BIO2016: June 6-9, 2016 in San Francisco
Newt Gingrich at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Jill Gilbert, Digital Health Summer Summit at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Liisa Bozinovic, Biocom Institute, and Pete Pellerito, BIO, at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Lori Lindburg and Todd Rufo at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Liisa Bozinovic (Biocom) & Lori Lindburg (CLSI) at the 2016 BIO International Convention
Mayor Mark Addiego at the 2016 BIO International Convention
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood remarks at the 2016 BIO International Convention
#BIO2016 Weather Forecast by Edward Shipley
Ron Cohen, M.D. remarks at BIO 2016

Articles from BioTechNow

Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of Ag Biotech at the BIO 2016 Conference

Publish Date: 6/13/2016, Created By: Michael Stebbins


In the years since biotech crops were first commercially planted in 1996, farmers worldwide have been enjoying their numerous agronomic, economic, and environmental benefits.  To celebrate 20 years of biotech successes CropLife International is organizing Table for Twenty events around the world throughout the year. These dinner dialogues are bringing together leading voices in agriculture, food policy, and science to reflect back and consider the future of farming. The Council for Biotechnology Information and GMO ...

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Biotech Solutions for Zika

Publish Date: 6/9/2016, Created By: Daniel Seaton


The Zika virus epidemic continues to rage on. Just today, the WHO advised people in Zika affected countries (much of Latin America and the Caribbean) to consider delaying pregnancy, and emerging evidence suggests a broader range of possible complications for babies born to women infected with the virus than was first thought. Solutions are urgently needed, and biotechnology companies are hard at work to contribute. During a Wednesday at the 2016 BIO International Convention, attendees heard from ...

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Strategic Venture Investing by Large Pharma: Is “Smart Money” Right for Your Company

Publish Date: 6/9/2016, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


The strategic venture arms of major biopharma companies like AbbVie, Amgen, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer offer unique value propositions to early-stage companies and have the flexibility to shape unique deal structures for advancing these partnerships beyond traditional corporate venture capital models. Speakers at a 2016 BIO International Convention panel titled “Strategic Venture Investing by Large Pharma: Is ‘Smart Money’ Right for Your Company?” provided their about how these venture arms fuel innovation in the ...

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Yoshinori Ohsumi, Ph.D., Receives 2016 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Publish Date: 6/9/2016, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


Johnson & Johnson presented cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi, Ph.D., of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, with the 2016 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research for his discoveries in autophagy, spanning 27 years. Autophagy, a cell’s “self-eating” mechanism, is necessary for not only recycling nutrients, but for eliminating harmful proteins, organelles and even invasive bacteria. Dr. Ohsumi was honored today during a ceremony at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco. The award was named for Dr. Paul ...

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Uncovering Innovation: Consumers and Transparency

Publish Date: 6/9/2016, Created By: Michael Stebbins


Growers, processors, distributors, and retailers are all working together to provide solutions to sustainability, technology, and transparency issues to their consumers, a panel at the BIO International Convention emphasized on Tuesday.  The panel, Uncovering Innovation: Consumers and Transparency, was part of the annual Food and Ag Day at the convention. The panel featured Roger Lowe from the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Cameron Bruett from JBS, and Doug Cole from the J.R. Simplot Company. Sustainability is a ...

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Nailed It! Rock Star Panel

Publish Date: 6/9/2016, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


Today’s “Nailed It! Rock Star Panel,” sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation/JLABS, featured three company CEOs who have spent their careers as leaders and executives across the biopharmaceutical industry.  Each of the panelists spent time in both large pharma companies and emerging businesses before taking the leap and using their experience to lead a small or start-up company.  The panel focused on, essentially, how to be a CEO – the panelists shared tips on everything ...

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Curative Therapies: Aligning Policy with Science to Ensure Patient Access

Publish Date: 6/8/2016, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


New hepatitis C medications with exceptionally high cure rates have significantly improved treatment, while also posing a challenge for the healthcare system because the cost of the medications are higher in the short run than other medications. As more curative therapies for different conditions come to market, the healthcare system will need to manage the concentration of upfront expenses in a sustainable manner. A Super Session panel at the 2016 BIO International Convention examined this ...

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Antibiotic Development Incentives May Be Tricky to Implement

Publish Date: 6/8/2016, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


A recently proposed broad suite of antibiotic development incentives has received strong support from industry stakeholders, but revealed a desire to move specific ideas and proposals into practice and skepticism about so-called “pay-or-play” provisions during a Wednesday morning panel at the BIO International Convention. Reflecting the increasing importance of the topic, the discussion was one of three panels devoted to the serious global threat of antimicrobial resistance, noted the World Health Organization’s Martin Friede, compared ...

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#BIO2016 Keynote: A Look at the 2016 Presidential Election

Publish Date: 6/8/2016, Created By: Caitlin Kennedy


Who will be the next president of the United States was the topic of Wednesday’s keynote at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco. This year’s unique panel of experts provided one of a kind insight into who will likely be the 2016 Presidential Election winner. The esteemed panel of speakers included: Candy Crowley, Award-Winning Journalist and Former Chief Political Correspondent for CNN Stephanie Cutter, Top Political Strategist, Senior Advisor to President Obama and CNN Political Commentator ...

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My Keynote Address at the 2016 BIO International Convention

Publish Date: 6/8/2016, Created By: Jim Greenwood


Yesterday, the voters of California had their say. The general election is upon us. It’s Clinton vs. Trump. Fasten your seat belts, folks. This election is going to be fascinating, but it’s not going to be pretty. Today, we turn to politics, and more specifically, the intersection between politics and policy. In a few minutes, we’ll hear from three Washington veterans. They’ll preview a race for the White House that figures to be unlike anything ...

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