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Colorado BioScience Association Showcases Industry's Best

at 2014 Awards Dinner Celebration

Phinney, diagnosed with Parkinson's disease within 2000 in the ages of 40, founded your Boulderbased Davis Phinney Basis in 2004. Today, Phinney is actually both a role model in the cycling
community plus an inspiration towards the estimated 1.5 million Americans as well as estimated ten
million worldwide who are presently living with the disease. Tens regarding thousands of folks living
using this disease happen to become able to be directly carressed by certainly one of your Davis
Phinney Groundwork programs or through Davis Phinney's inspirational message: "It is possible to
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Dr. Duke is surely an accomplished scientist using more than 25 many many years of experience in
cutting-edge biomedical research, and can become a tenured faculty member in the Departments
associated with Medicine along with Immunology at the university regarding Colorado Denver. He
may be instrumental within the progression of Colorado's bioscience industry as a new possible
executive, inventor, biomedical researcher along with serial entrepreneur. Dr. Duke was concerned
inside the formation and management regarding GlobeImmune, Newellink USA, ApopLogic
Pharmaceuticals, Sierra Neuropharmaceuticals, PeptiVir, MenoGeniX along with Aurora Oncology.
He in add-on has been integral to these Colorado-based companies, by raising a lot a lot more than
$200 million in financing and also helped deliver multiple items for you to human clinical trials.
AlloSource, based in Centennial, can be committed in order to its achievement along with
development in Colorado's bioscience community. Expanding its Colorado headquarters by simply
90,000 sq . ft . in 2012, the business continued your momentum throughout 2013 simply by
launching a manufacturer new proprietary allograft utilized inside a broad range of soft tissue
surgical procedures. Nearly All lately in 2014, AlloSource announced 2 new partnerships that will
broaden their particular work in stem cell innovation too as undertake a new project together with
NASA via the actual space Act Agreement. This specific work will advance microbial research within
tissue processing for a range of Mars missions. Visit: Finalists pertaining
to Organization in the Yr were: Mountainside Medical, Boulder, along
with Spectranetics, Colorado Springs,
Chairman's Award: Monisha Merchant
Monisha Merchant serves as Senior Policy Advisor to Senator Michael Bennet as well as continues to
be able to be the tremendous leader for the bioscience industry and also the State as becoming a
whole. during the creation of the 2011 America Invents Act, Senator Bennet co-authored a provision
to establish 3 United States of America Satellite Patent along with Trademark Offices. Ms.
Merchant's dedication towards the objective regarding securing the satellite workplace throughout
Colorado ended up being genuinely commendable. The Lady helped for you to spearhead the process
and forged an amazing coalition regarding public along with private partners which in turn
ultimately led towards the selection of the particular Denver site. This specific achievement will not
just much better the entrepreneurs in the state and also throughout the region. Ms. Merchant in
addition played an intrinsic role in leveraging the girl influence along with relationships to generate
the actual Blackstone Entrepreneurial Network (BEN) within Colorado. BEN links Master

Entrepreneurs across industries and also regions to support high growth entrepreneurial activities.
Many recently, the lady facilitated your "Bioscience inside Colorado" day where the lady and also
Senator Bennet invited key community leaders to investigate the industry's eco-system.
CBSA's 2014 Enterprise Companion in the year will be Phyllis Arthur, Senior Director of Vaccines,
Immunotherapeutics and Diagnostics Policy at the Biotechnology Business Organization. Ms. Arthur
was a remarkable partner for CBSA about Senate Bill 222, turning into the particular bioscience
industry's taskforce representative as well as forging lasting relationships with almost all the
Colorado Department involving Public health and also Environment, your Colorado Children's
Immunization Coalition and several other stakeholders. Within your end, the taskforce collectively as well as unanimously - agreed to any kind of or perhaps all in the suggestions pertaining to
Colorado. Phyllis continues to keep involved throughout the implementation stage and will act as the
resource providing national very best practice models along with permitting the particular State for
you to leverage her relationships as well as knowledge base.
The Awards dinner began having a cocktail reception accompanied by dinner and the awards
program. Throughout addition, the Boettcher Basis shown its 2014 Class involving Boettcher
Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Analysis Program. The Particular event closed using a
keynote address through Olympic cycling medalist along with Parkinson's survivor Davis Phinney.
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Sponsors of the Awards Supper included: Boettcher Foundation; Cooley, LLP; Fisher Scientific,
Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority, Medtronic as well as Terumo BCT.
Educator in the Year: Deborah Carnevale
Volunteer of the Year: Amy Wedeking Shannon
About the actual Boettcher Foundation
Company of the Year: AlloSource
The CBSA can be a not-for-profit organization providing solutions and support for Colorado's
developing biosciences industry. Along With greater than 350 members, CBSA actively works to

promote the expansion of the industry by working to acquire a far better company environment,
growing your state's biotech workforce, fighting pertaining to policies in which support a strong
bioscience sector in the state, as well as speaking using a single voice in behalf in the industry.
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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This evening, the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) is actually
announcing winners of its 11th annual sector awards at the Marriott Town Center, Denver. The
Particular announcement will be made by April Giles, CBSA President as well as CEO, whom opens
the evening by getting an breakdown of this year's market accomplishments. Giles is joined by
simply 850 KOA's Steffan Tubbs as well as CBSA Board Chair Derek Cole, announcing your
subsequent winners:
About Colorado BioScience Association
During last year's Awards Dinner, CBSA introduced a brand new award, the particular Institute
Leadership award. This specific award was made for you to recognize outstanding efforts in which
further the actual Colorado Bioscience Institute's mission associated with providing education,
workforce and also career development forever science professionals, companies, students and
teachers. This particular year, CBSA honors 1 outstanding Institute champion, Jim Rosa, with regard
to his leadership on the workforce training programs. the workforce coaching applications involve
partners together with deep content material expertise and a strong resolve for advancing
knowledge along with closing workforce gaps within Colorado's bioscience eco-system.
Founded from the Boettcher family in 1937 for you to successfully assist, encourage along with
market a better standard regarding living for your citizens regarding Colorado, the actual Boettcher
foundation invests inside Colorado by means of "minds and also mortar." the Foundation funds
Scholarships, biomedical research as well as teacher training, also as money scholarships pertaining
to nonprofits. Regarding a lot more information, visit
Rising Star in the Year: ViroCyt
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About the particular Awards Dinner
Institute Leadership: Jim Rosa
One with the Colorado bioscience industry's proudest achievements ended up being the particular
advance of your BioScience Discovery Evaluation Grant Plan (also referred in order to as BDEG). Dr.
Duke has been the visionary along with motivator at the particular rear of the introduction of BDEG,
making the plan what it really can be today. This kind of first concept throughout 2006 has now
become a national model regarding state's wanting to cultivate any bioscience sector regarding their
own own.
Business Companion of the Year: Phyllis Arthur, BIO
Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Richard Duke
ViroCyt, Boulder, launched the very first Virus Counter throughout 2011, which usually has proven
being faster, more accurate and much more expense efficient when compared with classic viral
quantification methods along with brings about minutes as opposed to times or perhaps weeks. This

specific year ViroCyt announced your introduction in the subsequent generation Virus Counter at
the world Vaccine Congress locked in Washington, DC. The Particular technology has been adopted
from the leading companies within the fields associated with viral vaccine development and also
therapeutic protein expression. ViroCyt's innovations are usually changing your landscape
associated with virus detection technologies. Visit: Finalists regarding Rising Star
were: JustRight Surgical, Boulder, along with Silvergate
Pharmaceuticals, Greenwood Village,
Ms. Shannon can be Principal Expert with regard to Caliber 1 Options as well as an active
participant on CBSA's Membership Committee. The Woman's knowledge base as well as
relationships in the community have proven being really valuable to the membership efforts
associated with CBSA. The Girl drive can be tireless as well as capable when bringing new members
to the organization. Amy additionally provides excellent leadership as well as insight via the
woman's recommendations to higher your committee process. Throughout the words regarding
Committee Chair (and 2013 Volunteer in the Year) Dustin Whistler, the actual committee is quite
lucky to possess her.
Deborah Carnevale will be the Director in the Overland Secondary School Biotechnology Program.
Below her leadership, your school's biotechnology program has received multiple grants as well as
certifications. Students who've completed the plan provide an advantage when coming into college.
their advanced study skills in biotechnology provides enabled many associated with these phones get
laboratory work as school freshmen, an uncommon opportunity. Your Ex commitment as well as
commitment to the girl students is commendable.