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The Biotech Age The Business Of Biotech And How To Profit From It

Author : Richard Oliver
ISBN : 9780071425001
Genre : Business & Economics
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A look at the forefront of an industry revolution "I've been deep inside the biotech industry since its infancy. This book provides fresh insights about how it started, what drives it, and most importantly, where it's going."--Scott W. Morrison, partner, Ernst & Young LL Richard W. Oliver predicted the onset of a new era with The Coming Biotech Age. Now that age is here--and companies are reaping the benefits of this incredible new revolution. As biotech companies become the new economic engines of growth and innovation, businesses must have access to the latest developments of this area of research. In a special revised edition, now titled The Biotech Age, Oliver has created the first practical guide to this fascinating realm of scientific development. With updated information on the latest research, examples of biotech breakthroughs, and a close examination of current biotech issues such as cloning and stem cell research, The Biotech Age presents an accessible overview of the business of biotechnology and its vast implications and opportunities for all types of industries. This is a topic no one can afford to miss--especially future-minded executives and investors in cutting-edge technologies.

Bioscience Entrepreneurship In Asia

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ISBN : 9789814477062
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Neoliberalism And Technoscience

Author : Marja Ylönen
ISBN : 9781317089018
Genre : Science
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This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the connection between processes of neoliberalization and the advancement and transformation of technoscience. Drawing on a range of theoretical insights, it explores a variety of issues including the digital revolution and the rise of immaterial culture, the rationale of psychiatric reforms and biotechnology regulation, discourses of social threats and human enhancement, and carbon markets and green energy policies. A rich exploration of the overall logic of technoscientific innovation within late capitalism, and the emergence of a novel view of human agency with regard to the social and natural world, this volume reveals the interdependence of technoscience and the neoliberalization of society. Presenting the latest research from a leading team of scholars, Neoliberalism and Technoscience will be of interest to scholars of sociology, politics, geography and science and technology studies.

The Biotech Investor

Author : Tom Abate
ISBN : 9781466851214
Genre : Business & Economics
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A sophisticated investor's practical tool kit for analyzing the science, business, opportunities, and risks in the century's most promising industry The world is entering a biotechnology boom-but only informed investors will prosper in the incredibly complex biotech business. Separating the bioengineered wheat from the chaff, San Francisco Chronicle science and technology columnist Tom Abate, one of the top objective authorities on biotech, gives investors the analytical foundation to understand the science, finances, time horizon, and technological and commercial potential of this burgeoning industry. In The Biotech Investor, Abate provides sophisticated business analysis, guidelines for assessing company leadership, easy-to-digest reports from the labs, and indispensable investor tools and metrics. He explains how breaking news, medical conferences, U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals, and the patent process affect investing strategies. Finally, he looks beyond medicine to review the financial opportunities presented by biotechnology advances in everything from agriculture to jean manufacturing, and shows investors how to identify "coattail" industries such as instrumentation and software development that will benefit from biotech successes. The Biotech Investor is the comprehensive, expert source for successful and intelligent investing in one of the twenty-first century's most promising industries.

Rights And Liberties In The Biotech Age

Author : Sheldon Krimsky
ISBN : 0742543412
Genre : Business & Economics
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The authors in this book, with their carefully reasoned calls for a genetic bill of rights, seem to me to be making a powerful conservative argument, and proposing amendments far more sensible, human, and rational than the zealotry promoted by men like More. They are assuming there is great value in human beings as we have known them, in plants and food crops as we have slowly and within clear boundaries develop them over millennia, in the relationship between human being and the natural world.

Textbook Of Biotechnology

Author : S.C. Bhatia
ISBN : 8126905824
Genre : Agricultural biotechnology
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Biotechnology Is A Multi-Disciplinary Course, Having Its Foundations In Many Fields Including Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Chemistry And Chemical Engineering. It Has Been Considered As A Series Of Enabling Technologies Involving The Practical Applications Of Organisms Or Their Cellular Components To Manufacturing And Service Industries And Environmental Management.Initially, Biotechnology Was An Art, Involved In The Production Of Wines, Beers And Cheese. Now It Involves Series Of Advance Technologies Spanning Biology, Chemistry And Process Engineering. In Recent Years Innovations Involving Genetic Engineering Have Had A Major Impact On Biotechnology. Its Applications Are Diverse, Including The Production Of New Drugs, Transgenic Organisms And Biological Fuels, Genetherapy And Clearing Up Pollution. It Is Also About Providing Cleaning Technology For A New Millennium; Of Providing Means Of Waste Disposal, Of Dealing With Environmental Problems. It Is In Short, One Of The Major Technology Of Twenty-First Century That Will Sustain Growth And Development In Countries Throughout The World For Several Decades To Come. It Will Continue To Improve The Standard Of Our Lives, From The Improved Medical Treatments Through Its Effects On Foods And Food Supply And To The Environment. No Aspect Of Our Lives Will Be Unaffected By Biotechnology.This Textbook On Biotechnology Has Been Written To Provide An Overview Of Many Of Fundamental Aspects That Underpin All Biotechnology And To Provide Examples Of How These Principles Are Put Into Operation, I.E. From The Starting Substrate Or Feed Stock Through The Final Product.The Textbook Also Caters To The Requirement Of The Syllabus Prescribed By Various Indian Universities For Undergraduate Students Pursuing Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology, Biochemistry And Biochemical Engineering.

Body Bazaar

Author : Lori B. Andrews
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110160871
Genre : Science
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Provides a look at the growing trade in human DNA, tissue, blood, bones, embryos, and other commodities and assesses the implications of such access to biological material and genetic information in terms of scientific research, law enforcement, and busin

Plunkett S Biotech Genetics Industry Almanac 2006 The Only Complete Reference To The Business Of Biotechnology And Genetic Engineering

Author : Jack W. Plunkett
ISBN : 9781593920333
Genre : Business & Economics
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Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac is a complete reference guide to the business side of biotechnology, genetics, proteomics and related services. This new book contains complete profiles of the leading biotech companies, in-depth chapters on trends in genetics, technologies, statistics and finances, a handy glossary and thorough indexes. Plunkett's Biotech & Genetics Industry Almanac, our easy-to-understand reference to the biotech and genetics industry, is an absolutely vital addition to your office. For the first time, in one carefully-researched volume, you'll get all of the data you need. Topics include: A Short History of Biotechnology; The State of the Biotechnology Industry Today; Biotechnology funding and investments; Patents; Biotech activities in Singapore and China; FDA; Gene Therapies; Personalized Medicine; Systems Biology; Drug Development; Clinical Trials; Controversy over Drug Prices; Stem Cells Research;Therapeutic Cloning; Regenerative Medicine Nanotechnology; Agricultural Biotechnology; Drug Delivery Systems; HapMap Project; BioShield; Ethical Issues. The book also includes complete profiles on nearly 450 Biotech & Genetics companies, our own unique list of companies that are the leaders in biotechnology. These are the largest, most successful corporations in all facets of this exploding business. All of the corporate profile information is indexed and cross-indexed, including contact names, addresses, Internet addresses, fax numbers, toll-free numbers, plus growth and hiring plans, finances, research, marketing, technology, acquisitions and much more for each firm! Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can request a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling export of contact names, addresses and more.

Biomaterials Innovation

Author : Alexander Styhre
ISBN : 9781781955598
Genre : Medical
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Rapid advances in the life sciences means that there is now a far more detailed understanding of biological systems on the cellular, molecular and genetic levels. Sited at the intersection between the life sciences, the engineering sciences and the des

European Kinship In The Age Of Biotechnology

Author : Jeanette Edwards
ISBN : 9780857456502
Genre : Social Science
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Interest in the study of kinship, a key area of anthropological enquiry, has recently reemerged. Dubbed ‘the new kinship’, this interest was stimulated by the ‘new genetics’ and revived interest in kinship and family patterns. This volume investigates the impact of biotechnology on contemporary understandings of kinship, of family and ‘belonging’ in a variety of European settings and reveals similarities and differences in how kinship is conceived. What constitutes kinship for different publics? How significant are biogenetic links? What does family resemblance tell us? Why is genetically modified food an issue? Are ‘genes’ and ‘blood’ interchangeable? It has been argued that the recent prominence of genetic science and genetic technologies has resulted in a ‘geneticization’ of social life; the ethnographic examples presented here do show shifts occurring in notions of ‘nature’ and of what is ‘natural’. But, they also illustrate the complexity of contemporary kinship thinking in Europe and the continued interconnectedness of biological and sociological understandings of relatedness and the relationship between nature and nurture.

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