Biotech, Academic Leaders to Discuss Opportunities Within State's $1 Billion Life Sciences Initiative

02/06/2009


* M E D I A  A D V I S O R Y *

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009
8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

WHAT:   MassBio, MassMEDIC and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) host a conversation on the opportunities within the state’s $1 billion Life Sciences Initiative. UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan and MassBio President and CEO Robert Coughlin will join MLSC President and CEO Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, who will provide an update on the programs available through the Life Sciences Center. A panel discussion on the opportunities available to industry will follow.

WHO:    UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan
UMass Lowell Provost Ahmed Abdelal
MassBio President and CEO Robert Coughlin
MLSC President and CEO Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister
MassBio Director of Economic Development Peter Abair

WHERE:  Wannalancit Mill, UMass Lowell East, 600 Suffolk St., Lowell.

Interested media may register with event organizer MassBio by contacting Sarah MacDonald at sarah.macdonald@massbio.org or 617-674-5100.

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