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Symposium on Biopharming


Symposium on Biopharming

April 28, 2003 RSNZ Lecture Theatre, Turnbull House, Wellington.

The Royal Society of New Zealand, the Association of Crown Research Institutes and the Life Sciences Network have joined forces to present a one-day Symposium on Biopharming – the production of therapeutic proteins in plants or animals.

For more information visit our Calendar, http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/calendardetail.asp?eventID=50

or download the PDF Brochure http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/repository/Biopharm_Brochure.pdf

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Canadian view for Aussie farmers Agrifood Awareness Australia will host Canadian farmer Bruce Dalgarno, director of Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA), and former chairman of the Canola Council of Canada in Australia from Tue... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3615

GE-free NZ gets most facts wrong on GE soy imports GE-Free NZ should get its facts right before it calls for a ban on GE soy imports the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston said today.“First factual error: The EU does not r... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3614

EU public awareness of GE ill-informed - survey A poll conducted by the executive European Commission showed widespread support by citizens for forms of biotechnology such as genetic testing and the cultivation of cells for medical purposes. Bu... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3613

Silence of the clones A bevy of genes that are essential for normal embryo development fall silent during cloning, new research shows. The genes could hold secrets to better cloning and help researchers to understand disea... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3611

Bleakley claim totally irresponsible The claim by GE-Free NZ campaigner Claire Bleakley that there may be a link between food derived from GE products and the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is as outrageous as it is irresponsib... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3609


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