Honoring our AZBio Veterans

Our AZBio Community makes life better.  Through their service, Veterans everywhere have made our way of life possible.  Each year AZBio invites the Veterans in our community to be part of a Veteran’s Day video tribute to the members of Arizona’s life science and healthcare community who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. We hope you will take a few minutes to meet our 2019 Veterans.Continue reading

That’s a switch! Synthetic circuits regulate gene expression

During the first flickering of life on earth, ribonucleic acid (RNA) occupied center stage. Since its shadowy beginnings, RNA has become a basic constituent of all living cells, faithfully transcribing DNA messages contained in genes and translating these into proteins.

Now, Alex Green and his group at ASU’s Biodesign Institute and scientists from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Northwestern University, along with a group of international colleagues are carrying RNA’s startling capacities a step further.Continue reading

AZBio Honors Ten Arizona Legislators as Trailblazers

The 2019 AZBio Trailblazer Honorees: (Top Row Left to Right) Senator Sylvia Allen (LD6), Representative Nancy Barto, Senator Sean Bowie (LD18), Senator Kate Brophy McGee (LD28), Senator Kate Heather Carter (LD15), (LD15), (Second Row) Representative Kelli Butler (LD28), Representative Regina Cobb, DDS (LD5), Representative Jay Lawrence (LD23), Representative Amish Shah, MD (LD24), Representative Michelle Udall  (LD25)
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Arizona Commerce Authority Announces Semifinalists in the Fall Arizona 2019 Innovation Challenge

PHOENIX, AZ (October 30, 2019) — The Arizona Commerce Authority announced today that semifinalists have been selected in the Fall 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The competition is among the largest in the country and designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale.

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