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Biotechnology Symposium: Open for Business
Date:  5/3/2012
ArticleType:  Member News

Open for Business!

May 21-22, 2012
Oncenter Complex, Syracuse, NY

Register Now

New for 2012: New conference venue, two days of presentations, tour the new CNY BRC bio-incubator facility, more exhibitors and an enlarged student poster session!
Join us for exciting sessions including: Bioenergy, Bioremediation, Agricultural Biotechnology, Keys to Entrepreneurship and Innovation Success, Fermentation: The Original Biotechnology, Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology, Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials and Orthopedics, and Biopharmeceuticals.

Join us to hear session speakers who are leaders at Brookhaven National Laboratory, British Petroleum, Stryker, Corning Incorporated, SUNY-ESF, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse University, and Cornell University!

Listen to plenary sessions from:

  • Dr. Milena Adamian, Director, Life Sciences Angel Networks
  • Ms. Heather Briccetti, Esq., President and CEO, Business Council for New York State
  • Dr. Steve Goodman, Vice President for Research, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Dr. Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., President, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Dr. Karin Pavese, Vice President, Innovation and Sustainability, New York Academy of Sciences
  • Ms. Nancy Rurkowski, Vice President of Process Sciences, Biologics Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Dr. David Smith, President, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Dr. Todd Zion, Founder and CEO, SmartCells

The mission of the Biotechnology Symposium is to bring together industry representatives and scientists, academics and students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology in order to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field. In addition, the symposium seeks to stimulate interest in the CNY Biotechnology Research Center, the region's new bio-incubator facility.

Call for Posters (PDF)

Showcase your research to colleagues and professionals, network with representatives from leading companies in the biotechnology field, and enhance your academic profile! Abstracts are due by Tuesday, May 1, 2012.

SUNY-ESF appreciates the collaboration and partnership of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Thank you to our 2012 sponsors and exhibitors!

Gold Sponsors
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Shimadzu
- BioSpherix, Ltd.

Silver Sponsors
- Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
- D&M Refrigeration Inc.
- Harris Beach, PLLC
- Syracuse University

Bronze Sponsors
- LeChase Construction Services, LLC
- GE Healthcare
- Blue Highway
- EMD Millipore
- SUNY Upstate Medical University

- CME Associates, Inc.
- Tecan
- EMD Millipore Corporation