Charleston, W.Va. (October 18, 2011) – The Bioscience Association of West Virginia will hold the Second Annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at the Charleston Town Center Marriott Hotel in Charleston, West Virginia, organization representatives announced today.

Derek Gregg, chairman of the of the Bioscience Association of West Virginia, said, “The purpose of the event is to highlight the role and impact of the bioscience industry in West Virginia, showcase research and commercialization efforts taking place at state universities and private companies, and to discuss policies and programs to help nurture the industry. This is an important industry for our state and it will become an economic cornerstone in the years to come.”

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The purpose of the Association is to promote the bioscience industry in West Virginia, expand the knowledge and expertise of West Virginia’s businesses concerning the life sciences through seminars, educational publications and to enhance public awareness of the biotechnology industry in West Virginia. BioWV represents the interests of the bioscience industry in West Virginia before federal, state and local legislators and regulators.

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