Monday, June 30, 2008

Robert Eaton to speak at New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association

[Source: Kathee Austin, EVLiving] - Robert Eaton CEO of Arizona BioIndustry Association will be the featured speaker at the New Mexico Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s Biomedical Tuesday event, presenting on The Arizona Bioscience Experience. The event will be held in Albuquerque at UNM STC Rotunda from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Cost: $25.00 NMBBA Members and $35.00 Non-Members.

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Eaton serves as CEO of AZ Bio, the Ariziona Bioindustry Association which he joined in October, 2007. During his short time with AZ Bio, Bob has succesfully merged the State’s regional bioscience groups into a single, strong Statewide association, and has begun an aggressive drive to expand membership.

Previously, Bob served as president of MdBio where he expanded the nonprofit organization. He has worked closely with senior biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry leaders regarding state and federal regulatory and policy issues. In previous roles, Eaton worked with the Technology Council of Maryland, where he worked with industry leaders to establish the Maryland Bioscience Alliance; served as director of R&D programs for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (now PhRMA) in Washington, D.C.; worked with a small molecular biology services company; and was involved in protein biochemistry research at the National Institutes of Health.

Eaton received a master’s degree in science, technology, and public policy from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in applied and engineering physics from Cornell University.

About Arizona BioIndustry Association

AZBio seeks to unify, empower and advance its member organizations, who collectively form Arizona’s bioscience community. As the unified voice of the bioscience industry in Arizona, AZBio strives to make Arizona a place where bioscience companies can grow and succeed. For more information, visit

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