Topics in Biotechnology Conference 2000

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Topics in Biotechnology Conference
Biotechnology Student Association
Northwestern University

AIM: A student organized initiative to promote an understanding of the
role of biotechnology in the global market, research, and its impact on
society. This year's  conference will address the increasing prominence
of biotechnology therapeutics and its ramifications in the healthcare
environment. Invited speakers will enlighten the audience on the effect
of biotechnology in their respective sectors, now and in the future.

Arenas will include managed care and consumer protection.

Confirmed Speakers:

Bernard Schwetz, PhD.
Deputy Commissioner,
FDA

Adrianne Massey, PhD.
Senior Consultant for Education and Outreach,
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

Scott Gorman, M.D.
Director,
Mayo Clinic Health Plan

Brian Spear, PhD.
Director,
Pharmacogenetics Division at Abbott Laboratories

Invited Speakers:

George Rathmann, PhD.
Chairman of Hyseq Inc. and co-founder of Amgen

Susan Desmond-Hellman, Ph.D.
Executive Vice-President and Medical Officer,
Genentech

(These speakers are subject to change)

Additional Information:
Time will run from 10 AM to 4:30 PM
Lunch will not be provided
No charge for registration

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