December 2007

GlaxoSmithKline’s Hamilton, MT manufacturing plant expansion had its grand opening on October 18, 2007. The $137 million, 130,000-square-foot facility produces the MPL adjuvant as part of the research and production of a vaccine for human papillomavirus called Cervarix. More than 130 new positions have been filled at the facility so far this year. [button url=”http://mtbio.montanawebservices.com/wp-content/uploads/newsletters/newsletter-dec-07.htm” […]

August 2007

Our next roundtable will be October 18, in Missoula, in conjunction with the grand opening of the new GlaxoSmithKline facility. We’ll send more details as they are finalized.Montana Bioscience Alliance board member Gary Christianson recently resigned from GlaxoSmithKline to become COO of Biomira, a Washington State-based company which develops therapeutic products for cancer treatment. Although […]

March 2007

Spring is here, and we’re already bustling with activity. After a successful February legislative recption in Helena, we’re gearing up for a panel at the April Economic Development Summit in Butte, and the annual meeting (which will be in July). More information about the Summit – and some of Senator Baucus’s recent accomplishments for Montana’s […]

December 2006

Happy holidays to our members and supporters! We’re looking forward to working with you in 2007. Montana State University has made available for license a tolerizing agent for autoimmune, inflammatory and allergic reactions. The fusion protein is effective at extremely low doses to induce antigen-specific host tolerance in oral or nasal applications. A patent is […]

September 2006

Thanks to everyone who attended the Montana BioScience Alliance’s first annual meeting! If you haven’t yet looked, please visit our new website, www.montanabio.org. Members, please look in the members only area for special content including access to the Alliance’s blog (members are welcome to post updates and information) and soon, the clinical trials database. If […]

May 2006

We’re a few weeks away from the first Montana BioScience Alliance Annual Meeting! The meeting will feature speakers on a range of exciting topics focusing on the future of BioScience in Montana and the entire nation. [button url=”http://mtbio.montanawebservices.com/wp-content/uploads/newsletters/May2006.htm” target=”_blank” size=”small” style=”limegreen” ]View Newsletter[/button]

February 2006

This month we’re taking a look at agricultural applications of biotechnology, inspired by a fact of the week from the Progressive Policy Institute: Across the globe, 222 million acres of land are planted with biotech crops, with the US accounting for over half of biotech crop acreage – about 125 million acres. [button url=”http://mtbio.montanawebservices.com/wp-content/uploads/newsletters/February2006.htm” target=”_blank” […]

October 2005

Welcome to the first issue of Montana BioScience, a quarterly newsletter from the Montana BioScience Alliance designed to serve and connect our state’s biotechnology and biomedical firms, research institutes, hospitals with research and clinical trials capacity, and the very strong life sciences and related engineering presence within our universities. [button url=”http://mtbio.montanawebservices.com/wp-content/uploads/newsletters/October2005.htm” target=”_blank” size=”small” style=”limegreen” ]View […]

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