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NZBio award nominations now open

Good morning and Happy New Year to you from the team at The Bio Commerce Centre,

Nominations are now being called for the NZBio Distinguished Biotechnologist of the Year and the NZBio Emerging Biotechnologist of the Year awards. Nominations close next Friday 1st February 2008 and the winners of these two prestigious awards will be announced at the NZBio Awards dinner on March 31st 2008 as part of the NZBio conference.

In addition, NZBio are now taking entries for the 2008 Student Poster competition. Information regarding this is also attached. Please disseminate to any students you know who may be interested in this great competition.

For more information on both the awards and the student poster competition, please see the attached documents and/or contact:

Nancy Yopp
NZBio
Telephone – 04 916 1246
Email – nancy.yopp[ay]nzbio.org.nz

ENDS

Award_Packet_08.pdf
student_poster_flyer_08.pdf

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