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Triad BioNight Gala – nominate a biotechnology leader

Triad BioNight, a premier event for our region’s biotechnology community, takes place Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. The biannual gathering of hundreds of leaders from academia, industry, and government celebrates the success and impact of life sciences in our area. The big night honors leaders in the community with Piedmont Triad Biotechnology Excellence Awards.

BioNight co-chair Dr. Lisa Goble, licensing and research policy officer for the UNCG Office of Innovation Commercialization, encourages you to nominate deserving colleagues for the Excellence Awards. Says Goble, “Nominations allow peers and community members to recognize outstanding performance in biotechnology development and professionalism in the Piedmont Triad region. Anyone can nominate individuals and organizations for these awards by submitting a simple 50- to 150-word statement by April 18.”

The Advisory Committee, along with the Piedmont Triad Office of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, hosts the BioNight event. This year, UNCG’s Dr. Terri Shelton, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, joins the committee. “The partnership between UNCG and NC Biotech has been a long and fruitful one, supporting the creation of new knowledge, innovation, and economic development in our community and state,” said Shelton. “I am honored to be asked to serve on the advisory board to continue to expand this successful partnership and the work of both entities.”

By Sangeetha Shivaji

Full story at UNCG Research & Economic Development site.