June 14, 2012
The Missouri Delegation is excited for another successful and busy BIO International Convention! As a reminder, Missouri is partnering with Saskatchewan BioSciences to host the Breakfast at BIO on Tuesday, June 19th at the Harvard Club providing opportunities for networking with our target bioscience partners and strengthening our existing relationships with Canada. Later that evening, Missouri will welcome all 15,000+ BIO participants to the Missouri Pavilion for the Exhibitor Hospitality Reception.
Also don't forget, new this year the Missouri Delegation will have access to BIO’s One-on-One Business Partnering system to schedule meetings, generate leads, and communicate with prospects for an enhanced experience.
Join St. Louis County Economic Council in celebrating the grand opening of the Helix Biotech Incubator from 4-5:30pm Monday, June 25th at 1100 Corporate Square, St. Louis, MO. Please RSVP by June 20 online at www.HelixCenter.com
Monsanto Co. ranked No. 12 in a new survey of the Best Places to Work in Industry conducted by The Scientist magazine, up from No. 15 last year. Creve Coeur-based Monsanto employees who responded to the survey noted pay, benefits, training and development as strengths, and communications and the research environment as weaknesses.
BioResearch Central is part of a larger regional network of life science assets in the Greater Kansas City Region that strengthens its offerings and advances contract research and supporting services. The Greater Kansas City region is a proven global leader in drug development, diagnostics, clinical research, and animal health. There are 200 life science companies in the Greater Kansas City Region employing more than 20,000 people, and our public and private research spending exceeds $1.8 billion annually.
The Roy Blunt Jordan Valley Innovation Center in 2007 marked one of the biggest changes for the encouragement of economic development in the area. On June 1, the Jordan Valley Innovation Center hosted its five-year celebration from in the facility’s parking lot featuring Senator Roy Blunt along with university and community leaders.
CLC bio and the International Laboratory for Tropical Agricultural Biotechnology (ILTAB) at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, announced a collaboration to benefit the Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa project (VIRCA), a partnership including researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St Louis, MO, the National Crops Resources Research Institute in Uganda (NaCRRI) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). VIRCA is a humanitarian effort to develop and deliver farmer-preferred cassava varieties enhanced to resist serious plant virus diseases that are greatly reducing crop yield and increasing the threat of poverty and famine.
Dr. Terry Brewer, founder and President of Brewer Science, has been appointed to the influential SEMI North American Advisory Board. With this appointment, Dr. Brewer joins a highly regarded group of leaders in the nano- and microelectronics fields along with whom he will advise on global technology matters. Dr. Brewer’s appointment to the board was announced by Karen Savala, president of SEMI Americas.
MOBIO Thanks LabConco, Hemco, and Paul Mueller Company
LabConco, Hemco and Paul Mueller Company have all stepped up for MOBIO and provided generous donations that will enhance the Missouri Pavilion at the BIO International Convention in Boston next week. We appreciate the continued support in improving our message and look forward to a new and retrofitted BIO pavilion.
MOBIO Members Take Advantage of Meaningful Cost Savings
MOBIO has a series of popular purchasing agreements that provides a variety of discounted goods and services to MOBIO members. As a MOBIO member, you have access to special savings and promotional opportunities to support your business and research endeavors.
More often than not we receive word from our providers that one of our members just joined a program and could have potentially been saving for a longer period of time, however they were unfamiliar with the savings available. Please do not hesitate to contact MOBIO staff & visit our preferred providers page regarding your interests in one of the following providers: