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Five NC community college students awarded 2023 Taylor life sciences scholarship

September 12, 2023

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 books as they pursue careers in the life sciences field. The…

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Life Sciences Caucus chairs field questions at Legislative Forum

August 7, 2023

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 some of the insights shared by the leaders of…

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

August 3, 2023

The full house attending the NCBIO Lab Space Forum held July 13 at the NC Biotechnology Center got a look into the past, present and future of real estate in Research Triangle Park.  Carolyn Coia, vice president, real estate for the Research Triangle Foundation, moderated a panel that included  Ashley Ingram, vice president at Jones…

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NCBIO Chairman Neal Fowler shakes the hand of John Wagner who is holding an award.

BMF explores resiliency, honors Wagner 

June 28, 2023

At its June 14 meeting at the NC Biotechnology Center, the NCBIO Biomanufacturers Forum learned lessons of resiliency presented by McKinsey & Co., Novozymes and SAS and recognized John Wagner’s eight years of service to the group as BMF program manager. Wagner will retire from the role this summer.

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Medical Device Forum panel discusses regulatory, supply chain challenges

May 24, 2023

“Navigating Regulatory and Supply Chain Challenges Today and Tomorrow” was the topic of the May 16 NCBIO Medical Device Luncheon and Forum held at the N.C Biotechnology Center.

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Panelists offer advice on funding options for emerging companies 

March 30, 2023

Panelists at the NCBIO Emerging Companies Luncheon and Forum held Wednesday, March 22, at the NC Biotechnology Center offering insight into the way their organizations choose investments, when to seek SBIR funding, engaging with a funding agency for the first time and more.

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BMF meeting explores $25 million Build Back Better grant projects 

March 23, 2023

At the March 15 meeting the NCBIO Biomanufacturers Forum, attendees received updates on the $25 million Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant awarded in the fall.

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Photo Gallery: 2023 Legislative Reception

March 2, 2023

Approximately 300 NCBIO member representatives and North Carolina law makers came together Wednesday, March 1, at the NCBIO Legislative Reception held at the NC Museum of History in Raleigh.

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Sam Taylor

NCBIO reaches quarter-million-dollar goal for life sciences scholarships

February 27, 2023

With a significant gift from Amgen, NCBIO has reached its goal of raising $250,000 to create a scholarship fund at the NC Community College Foundation for students pursuing degrees and certifications in the life sciences. The total amount of gifts and pledges now stands at approximately $260,000.

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The panel at the NCBIO Clinical Trials Forum comprised moderater Abby Emanuelson, IQVIA's Erin Finot, Ultragenyx's Julie Harrell and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Rose Blackburne, M.D.

Q&A with the NCBIO Clinical Research Forum panel explores clinical trial barriers 

January 4, 2023

An expert panel explored the current state of clinical trial participation at the NCBIO Clinical Research Forum held Tuesday, Nov. 29. Panelists talked about ways to lower the barriers that stop patients from participating in clinical trials and discussed strategies for achieving diversity. They also explored the role of patient advocates and gave special consideration to efforts focused on rare diseases. 

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