7/16/2008 12:21:45 PM
DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2008 Mid-Atlantic Bio conference (http://midatlanticbio.org) today announced that Kary Mullis, Ph.D., the Nobel Prize-winning chemist known for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Andrew C. von Eschenbach, M.D., will address this year’s conference, to be held October 22 through 24 at the Westfields Marriott in Dulles, Va. Dedicated to promoting the growth of biotechnology in the Mid-Atlantic region, the conference is collectively sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic's most influential bioscience and investor associations, MdBio/Tech Council of Maryland, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA), and the Virginia Biotechnology Association (VaBIO). The conference attracts more than 800 senior executives from the life sciences industry, as well as investors, financiers, attorneys, service providers, and consultants.
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