Chicago, IL - The recent Chicago biotech festivals
weren't the only indicators that biotech in Illinois is finally coming of age.
That same week, the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization
(IBIO) elected as its new chairman Jim L. Tyree, vice ......Full article >>>
part of a cadre of people who started the original Chicago Biotechnology Network Association (CBN) in 1997, which was the first biotech organization in the area. CBN, a Chicagoland organization, sought to bring together emerging companies and academia under one roof with a common goal: a group of people faced with the problem of how to make a go of biotech in a region that wasn't a traditional bio......Full article >>>
is one of the leading states in the U.S. for these two key crops) as well as Monsanto
, the top company in agricultural biotech.
Additionally, a growing need to educate legislators on the human and agricultural aspects of the biotech industry became apparent. In 2001, it soon became obvious that neither CBN nor the old IBIO had the cr......Full article >>>
lank">Neopharm, Ted Davis of Vector Fund Management
, Tom Churchwell of ARCH Development
and others. A meeting (held in Chicago and organized and chaired by Hogg at O'Hare Airport
) called together all eight state biotech......Full article >>>
f="http://www.pyxisgenomics.com" target="_blank">Pyxis Genomics and Vijaya Vasista of Nanosphere
The time was right to transition the chairman of the new IBIO to further involve Abbott, which is the top pharmaceutical company in the Midwest. Enter Tyree, a new recruit to the IBIO board early in 2002. ......Full article >>>
part of Pharmacia
Tyree returned to Abbott and his Midwest roots once again in an assignment to manage Abbott's Japan operations. There, he utilized the experience he gained at Bristol-Myers Squibb in the world's second-largest country market. More recently, he assumed the responsibilities for its worldwide pharmaceutical business......Full article >>>
that's slightly smaller than California. It has about 4 million inhabitants (3 million in the north island and about 1 million in the south island). It has more than 50 million sheep. We met with the biotech communities in Auckland and Wellington in the north island and Dunedin and Christchurch in the south island.
Its biotech community soaked up information about the U.S. biotech commu......Full article >>>
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