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Science Teachers Tour Ventria's Bioprocessing Facility
Date:11/15/2007

JUNCTION CITY, Kan., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ventria Bioscience welcomed the Junction City High School Science Department to its bioprocessing facility in Junction City. The group of 15 teachers and faculty toured the facility and discussed plans for Ventria and Junction City High School to develop educational opportunities and on-the-job training for local students who may have interest in a career in biotechnology and healthcare. To kick-off the program, Ventria announced that it will host a student internship program next semester.

"Internships allow students to follow scientists working in biotechnology and gives them first hand knowledge of the kind of projects, work environment and career opportunities that exist in the biotechnology industry", said Matt Krehbiel, Biology Teacher, Junction City High School. "The field of biotechnology is broad and has numerous applications and employment options. We are glad to have a company like Ventria in our community with an interest in developing local students by providing unique educational experiences".

"Education is the foundation of future progress for society. By offering students a chance to be part of the biotechnology industry through tours, job shadowing and internships at Ventria, we hope to inspire local students to see what is possible and become the next generation of scientists leading to a better tomorrow." said Greg Unruh, Vice President and General Manager, Ventria Bioscience.

About Ventria Bioscience

Ventria is committed to developing affordable human health products that enhance and save lives. A recent child health study showed that Ventria's product helped reduce the duration of diarrhea in children by 30 percent. Childhood diarrhea is the second leading killer of children, claiming 2 million lives annually according to the World Health Organization. For more information, visit http://www.Ventria.com.

About the Geary County Unified School District

Geary County School District No. 475 operates the public schools in Junction City, Fort Riley, Milford and Grandview Plaza. The district serves approximately 6,400 students representing a cross-section of socioeconomic and ethnic groups. Approximately 50 percent of the district's students have a parent or guardian on active duty with the U.S. Army at Fort Riley, Kansas. The district operates 13 elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.

Statements in this announcement other than historical data and information constitute forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties may include, but are not limited to, recent changes in senior management, fluctuations in operating results, market conditions and changes in technology and increased competition.


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