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Laura Gunter named new NCBIO president

Laura Gunter, M.B.A, has been selected as the new president of NCBIO, the N.C. Biosciences Organization, succeeding longtime president Sam Taylor who died in February. 

Laura Gunter, NCBIO President

NC Biotech Honors Sam Taylor

NC Biotech President and CEO Doug Edgeton presents Nancy Reed with a proclamation honoring her late husband and NCBIO president, Sam Taylor.

NCBIO 2021Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 27th NCBIO Annual Meeting to be held Tuesday, Oct. 5. The hybrid event will feature a keynote by Jude Samulski, Ph.D., president, chief scientific officer and co-founder of AskBio, and will offer both live and virtual content.


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NCBIO, the North Carolina Biosciences Organization

NCBIO is the trade association for North Carolina’s life science industry. Members include companies and research institutions working in the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, clinical research and agricultural biotechnology sectors, as well as firms and nonprofits that provide support services to life science companies. Founded in 1994, NCBIO works to help North Carolina’s life sciences community fulfill its extraordinary promise as a source of economic opportunity and improved quality of life through effective advocacy and policy.

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BIO: How the PASTEUR Act would support antibiotic R&D

June 22, 2021

The PASTEUR Act, legislation designed to make research and development of new antibiotics economically viable, was reintroduced in Congress last…

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Government price fixing for U.S. medicines will cost lives, jobs, innovation

May 13, 2021

Legislation like H.R. 3 that fixes prices for prescription medicines would limit patients’ access to new treatments while doing nothing to lower prices at the pharmacy counter.

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Vaccine patent waiver breaks faith with American companies, stifles innovation

May 13, 2021

NCBIO is extremely disappointed that the Biden administration has chosen to support waiving critical intellectual property protections for U.S. COVID-19…

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BIO: Why the TRIPS waiver wouldn’t work

April 20, 2021

BIO President and CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath sent a letter April 19 to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai to explain why the WTO’s proposed “TRIPS waiver” would have global health and economic consequences as the pandemic rages on.

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NCBIO forum offers guidance on creating new lab space

July 15, 2021

When it comes to creating lab space for a new or established business, getting your team together early and allowing plenty of time to plan are the keys to success, according to panelists assembled for NCBIO’s Lab Space Forum held online Tuesday, July 13.

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Laura Gunter, NCBIO President

Laura Gunter named new NCBIO president

July 8, 2021

Laura Gunter Laura Gunter, M.B.A, has been selected as the new president of NCBIO, the N.C. Biosciences Organization, succeeding longtime…

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NCBIO to create NC Community Colleges scholarships honoring longtime president Sam Taylor

June 28, 2021

Sam Taylor NCBIO, the NC Biosciences Organization, is raising funds to create the Samuel M. Taylor Memorial Life Sciences Scholarship…

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2021 CSBI-TEConomy Workforce Trends Report released

June 18, 2021

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes released the 2021 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report (PDF) in June 2021 at the…

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