News FocusBIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATION MEETING

From the Bioweapons Trenches, New Tools for Battling Microbes

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Science  11 Jun 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5421, pp. 1754-1755
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5421.1754

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON-- Some 5700 biotech buffs gathered here from 16 to 20 May for the annual meeting of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Most sessions focused on business, but one drew big interest from scientists: a showcase of projects funded by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's antibioterrorism initiative.