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by Jim Shamp

The day after Thanksgiving in 1960, North Carolina-born journalist Edward R. Morrow aired his last CBS TV documentary, called “Harvest of Shame.” It focused on the lousy conditions then faced by migrant farm workers.

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by Robin Deacle

Is it too early to start planning for BIO 2013? You decide.

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About Us, Business & Commercialization, Legislation, Workforce & Education, External, National, Statewide, Life Sciences, NCBiotech
by Robin Deacle

Find out what's creating some presentation jitters. Or check out the symposium that's causing them. 

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by Robin Deacle

Money was the attention grabber Tuesday as two former secretaries of the Treasury took the stage at BIO.

Henry Paulsen and Robert Rubin dissected the global financial crisis, using words like meltdown, moral dilemma and total collapse. Then the talk turned to what is next, and the sticky issue of politics came up.

Many of the solutions on the table are difficult to sell. Rubin suggested part of the issue lies in the words used to describe them.

Think about it. Collapse.  Crisis. Meltdown. Does your blood pressure tick up a couple of points?

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by Robin Deacle

The night before convention, everything begins falling into place. Still, a sense of anxiety pervades.

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About Us, Biotech Basics, Business & Commercialization, Resource Library, External, Life Sciences, NCBiotech
by Robin Deacle

The industry's biggest conference of the year is next week in Boston.

I'm talking about BIO, the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Its annual conference has panel sessions, trend reports, major keynotes, and an exhibit hall that will soon rival Las Vegas for color and lights (but only for 26 hours each year).

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by Robin Deacle
 
Inaugural NCBIOTECH Job Network registrants sign in  

You might say it was good news and bad news all at once.

That’s because a full complement of 71 guests came to the Biotechnology Center May 31 for the inaugural NCBIOTECH Job Network gathering.

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by Robin Deacle

 

It was an unusual statement, one that Women in Bio leader Christine Warrington greeted with loud applause.

Prathima Acharya, CSO of KBI, had just claimed women could have it all.

“We’re beautiful, we’re intelligent, we can have it all,” she said.

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