Upstream Biosciences Inc. Appoints Leading Bioinformatics Expert Dr. Winston Hide to Its Scientific Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - Upstream Biosciences Inc. (OTCBB: UPBS) today announced the appointment of Winston Hide, Ph.D., to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Hide is a world-renowned bioinformatics expert who is the founder and Director of the South African National Bioinformatics Institute at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa. He is Professor of Genomics at UWC and currently serves as Visiting Professor of Bioinformatics at the Harvard University School of Public Health. Dr. Hide's areas of expertise include computational biology and bioinformatics, genomics, tropical diseases and cancer. He has had a distinguished career as a researcher and teacher and also played a major role in creating a series of institutions for advanced biological and medical research in Africa and elsewhere.

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