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Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to conclude the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, the largest investor conference focused on publicly-traded biotechnology companies, taking place February 14th – 15th at the Waldorf Astoria.

In honor of the occasion, James C. Greenwood, President & CEO of BIO will ring the Closing Bell. He will be joined by numerous executives representing the life science industry.


  • Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO
  • Steve Sherwin, Chairman, Ceregene, Inc.
  • Steven Nichtberger, President & CEO, Tengion, Inc.
  • Maxine Gowen, President & CEO, Trevena, Inc.
  • Timothy Rodell, President & CEO, GlobeImmune, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Ostrove, President & CEO, Ceregene, Inc.
  • Adam Monroe, President, Novozymes
  • Tracy Lefteroff, Global Managing Partner, Life Sciences Industry Services of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • Kristine Peterson, CEO, Valeritas, Inc.
  • Paul Hastings, President & CEO, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Harold Van Wart, President, CEO & Director, Metabolex, Inc.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET


George Goodno

(202) 962-6660 (work)

(202) 439-3749 (mobile)

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden (646) 441-5045.

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About the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference:

The BIO CEO & Investor Conference is a must attend event for institutional investors, industry analysts, and senior biotechnology executives focused on shaping the future investment landscape of the biotechnology industry.

BIO is pleased to recognize the leadership provided by the BIO CEO & Investor Conference sponsors, including Lead Bank Sponsor Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences, Host Bank Sponsor Rodman & Renshaw LLC, and Supporting Bank Sponsors BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank, Lazard and Roth Capital Partners.

About Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO):

BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world's largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.


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