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BioNJ President and Members to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Jan. 14, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: BioNJ, the voice for 250 biotechnology companies operating in New Jersey, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, the president of BioNJ will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell and be accompanied by the leaders of several New Jersey based biotechnology companies. Who: * Debbie Hart, President of BioNJ * Marv Miller, Director, Unigene Laboratories * James Sapirstein, President and CEO, Tobira Therapeutics * Chris Schaber, President and CEO, Soligenix * Laurie Smaldone Alsup, President and CEO, Phytomedics, Inc. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, January 15th, 2010 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Bill O'Donnell (609) 890-3185 (office) (609) 802-3091 (mobile) bodonnell@BioNJ.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About BioNJ:

With 250 member companies, BioNJ is singularly focused on the growth and prosperity of New Jersey's biotechnology cluster. BioNJ was founded in 1994 by New Jersey biotechnology industry CEOs and serves as the voice of biotechnology companies located in New Jersey, seeks to advance their economic growth and development and works to encourage new and established companies from around the world to locate to New Jersey. BioNJ represents companies engaged in biopharmaceutical, biomedical, bioagricultural and bioremedial endeavors. Learn more about BioNJ at www.BioNJ.org.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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