News and Updates

Governor’s commission accepts consultant report on medical school

July 21, 2005

The consulting team assisting the Governor's commission that is studying the implementation of the Phoenix medical school presented its report at the panel's June 15 meeting.

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Bioscience start-ups urged to showcase products at November investor conference

July 19, 2005

Bioscience and biotechnology related firms in start-up, early, or growth phases of development are encouraged to apply to present their business to an audience of over 100 investors, bankers, and money managers at the Arizona Angel Investment Conference.

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Arizona prominence grows at BIO convention

July 06, 2005

Arizona's presence at the world's largest biotechnology convention continued its annual growth at the June meeting of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) in Philadelphia. The state commanded a more prominent, visible location in the exhibition hall than in past years,…

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Geneticist lawyer welcomes new class of biotech law students to ASU

June 29, 2005

Raised in a small logging town outside Vancouver, Canada, Arizona State University law professor Gary Marchant was one of the few students in his high school class to go to college and he just kept going, receiving his Ph.D. in…

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State research commission shifts mission, shortens name

June 22, 2005

To herald a broadened mission and new focus in the Arizona research community, the organization formerly known as the Arizona Disease Control Research Commission is becoming the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission.

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Northern Arizona University forms new alliance for bioresearch and education

June 17, 2005

This spring, the Arizona Board of Regents approved the creation of the new Strategic Alliance for Bioscience Research and Education, or SABRE, at Northern Arizona University. The alliance, funding under the state's Technology and Research Initiative, replaces the former Institute…

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Pima County receives federal bioscience job training grant

June 10, 2005

Pima Community College and local employers are the recent recipients of a $276,393 grant from the U.S. Employment and Training Administration (ETA) to help bolster southern Arizona's bioscience workforce.

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