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NCLifeSci DEI gathers books, diaper products for those in need

NCLifeSci DEI gathers books, diaper products for those in need NCLifeSci members collected and delivered almost 500 books and over a thousand diapers and related products for Book Harvest and the Diaper Bank of NC, respectively, on Jan. 25. The event was sponsored by Merck. The service project was organized by the NCLifeSci Diversity, Equity…

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BMF meeting covers AI in biomanufacturing

BMF meeting covers AI in biomanufacturing NCLifeSci President Laura Gunter presents a gift to Brenda Summers, who is retiring as the organization’s director of workforce programs The use of artificial intelligence in the life sciences and in biomanufacturing was the topic of the NCLifeSci Biotech Manufacturers Forum quarterly meeting held Nov. 14 at the NC…

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2023 Annual Meeting brings name change, hosts 200 

2023 Annual Meeting brings name change, hosts 200  NCBIO became the NC Life Sciences Organization at its 2023 Annual Meeting held Oct. 4 at the NC Biotechnology Center, and approximately 200 member representatives enjoyed networking and engaging panel discussions.  Novartis’ Emily Chee delivered the meeting’s keynote address and shared the promise of gene therapy as…

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Newton talks organizational leadership, culture and complacency at Annual Dinner

Newton talks organizational leadership, culture and complacency at Annual Dinner At the 2023 NCLifeSci Annual Dinner, Sen. Paul Newton, co-chair of the Life Sciences Caucus in the NC General Assembly, shared his insights on leadership, culture and complacency in organizations.  Key takeaways from Newton’s talk were  prioritize long-term thinking when investing in North Carolina,  focus…

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NCBIO changes name to NC Life Sciences Organization

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NCBIO changes name to NC Life Sciences Organization The NC Biosciences Organization, known as NCBIO, is changing its name to the NC Life Sciences Organization, or NCLifeSci for short. NCLifeSci is the trade association for North Carolina’s life sciences industry.  The organization’s Board of Directors made the name change as part of a strategic planning…

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40-year pharma veteran Monteith to direct Biomanufacturers Forum

40-year pharma veteran Monteith to direct Biomanufacturers Forum William “Bill” Monteith has been selected by the NC Life Sciences Organization as the new program director for the organization’s Biomanufacturers Forum. Over the course of his 42-year career, Monteith has overseen the construction of and served as site head of at least six solid dose and…

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Five NC community college students awarded 2023 Taylor life sciences scholarship

Five NC community college students awarded 2023 Taylor life sciences scholarship 2023 Taylor Scholarship recipients Lila Bradshaw and Stephanie Alston at the NCLifeSci Annual Meeting Five community college students have been awarded the prestigious Samuel M. Taylor Memorial Life Sciences Scholarship, providing up to $3,000 per student to offset the cost of tuition, fees and…

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Life Sciences Caucus chairs field questions at Legislative Forum

Life Sciences Caucus chairs field questions at Legislative Forum NCBIO President Laura Gunter, Sen. Mike Woodard, Rep. Robert Rieves, Rep. Donna White and Joe Lanier, principal at Milestone Strategies Don’t expect a state budget anytime soon, encourage investment by the state and build relationships with your local leaders, not just those in state government, were…

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Lab Space Forum panel explores the past, present, future of RTP 

Lab Space Forum panel explores the past, present, future of RTP  Chase Kerley of Crescent Communities, Ashley Ingram of Jones Lang LaSalle, Nathan Swiggett of McDonald York Building Company, Alvaro Quintana of Flad Architects; and moderator Carolyn Coia of the Research Triangle Foundation Chase Kerley of Crescent Communities, Ashley Ingram of Jones Lang LaSalle, Nathan…

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