News and Updates

Report says rising costs threaten Phoenix bio, local officials disagree

October 12, 2005

Boyd published a report concluding that rising real estate prices and higher business operating costs could slow Phoenix's push to become a leading bioscience economy.


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Mayo to open Valley heart transplant center

October 03, 2005

The Mayo Clinic has won approval to open a heart transplant center in the Valley.


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From biz to bioscience: Chancellor paves the way for Arizona’s future workforce

September 29, 2005

Leading the nation's largest community college system as Arizona shifts to a knowledge-based economy is no small feat. But Rufus Glasper, chancellor of Maricopa County Community Colleges, is seizing the opportunity, guiding the system into the future with a strong…


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Biotech buzz builds up in high schools

September 29, 2005

Most of the attention on Arizona's bioscience industry has focused on the successes of those already in the workforce. In this back-to-school feature we take a look at what high schools have accomplished in building bioscience education programs essential for…


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Sneak peek: the Phoenix biosciences high school

September 29, 2005

In August 2006, the new Phoenix Union High School District biosciences high school will open its doors.


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Biotech buzz builds up in Arizona high schools

September 29, 2005

Most of the attention on Arizona’s bioscience industry has focused on the successes of those already in the workforce. Keren G. Raz of the Flinn Foundation takes an in-depth look at what high schools have accomplished in building bioscience education…


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TGen and Biodesign land $8.9 million NIH grant

September 27, 2005

Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute and the Translational Genomics Research Institute were awarded $8.9 million in federal grants to research methods of screening radiation victims in the event of a terrorist attack. The two will work as part of a…


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