News and Updates

‘Star’ series focuses on science economy

September 25, 2003

The Arizona Daily Star has published a three-part, seven-article special report describing the successes, hopes, needs, and challenges associated with establishing a science-based technology economy in the Tucson area.

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City leader vital to genomics, bioscience success

August 27, 2003

The word "genomics" meant little to Sheryl Sculley throughout her three decades as a top city administrator. It may prove to be the hallmark of her career—and the silver bullet that will revitalize downtown Phoenix.

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Poste to keynote Phoenix Forum

August 21, 2003

George Poste, renowned scientist and director of the Arizona Biodesign Institute (AzBio), will be the featured speaker at the August 27 Phoenix Forum, coordinated by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

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Phoenix/Tempe vow cooperation on biosciences, arts

August 08, 2003

Tempe and Phoenix officials put aside their differences earlier this month to discuss key issues of common interest: the biosciences and arts.

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Arizona bio efforts highlighted in national trade journal

July 22, 2003

Arizona biosciences received prominent mention in the cover story of Biotech Tech's June edition. The article highlights Arizona to exemplify the many regional efforts to build an economic future through the life sciences.

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NAU: Diamond in northern Arizona’s rough

July 11, 2003

Think that Northern Arizona University's research efforts focus solely on anthrax? Think again. Although the post-9/11 bioterrorism scares brought primetime national attention to the campus, the university is engaged in broader research and healthcare programs that reflect the region's cultural…

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Statewide bioscience panel launched; Mayor Rimsza to chair

June 26, 2003

A blue-chip committee of prominent scientific, economic development, and policy leaders has been formed to oversee the implementation of a long-term plan to propel Arizona to national bioscience stature. The panel, to be chaired by Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza and…

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