The Colorado BioScience Association Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Bioscience in Colorado at the Annual Awards Dinner

  The Colorado BioScience Association Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting
  Bioscience in Colorado at the Annual Awards Dinner

Colorado BioScience Association Celebrates Its 10^th Anniversary with Special
  Honors During Its Annual Awards Dinner at the Denver Marriott City Center

Business Wire

DENVER -- October 16, 2013

The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) will be celebrating its 10^th
anniversary at the Annual Awards Dinner, Thursday, November 7, 2013, 5:30 to
9:00 p.m., at the Denver Marriott City Center. The announcement is made by 
April Giles, President & CEO of the Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) who
says, “Over the past 10 years the Association has grown from a small startup
enterprise to a mature and successful organization. This is our night to
celebrate and honor our community.”

Three key leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry and
community in Colorado will be sharing their memories, insight and vision.

  *Larry Gold, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, SomaLogic, and Professor at the
    University of Colorado Boulder
  *Chris Christoffersen, Ph.D., General Partner, Lightstone Ventures &
    Partner, Morgenthaler Ventures
  *David Perez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Terumo BCT, Chairman,
    Blood Management Business Division, Terumo Corporation

This year’s event will feature three very special honors given only for the
10^th anniversary, including the Pioneering Award, Founders Award and
Visionary Award. The awardees will be announced on stage by emcee Steffan
Tubbs, Morning Co-Host on 850 KOA News.

  *The Pioneering Award will be given to individuals who have led the
    bioscience industry in Colorado from the ground up. These leaders have
    made significant contributions to the industry and the community as a
  *The Founders Award will be given to organizations that have shaped CBSA
    over the past 10 years. Through their leadership and support CBSA has been
    able to succeed and serve the industry.
  *The Visionary Award will be given to one bioscience leader who looks ahead
    and continues to build the bioscience industry in the future.

The evening will also honor the 2013 Class of Boettcher Investigators of the
Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program, plus the outstanding annual company
and individual awards. The finalists for the Company of the Year and Rising
Star of the Year awards will be announced October 28, 2013. Tickets and tables
available now at

About Colorado BioScience Association

The CBSA is a not-for-profit organization providing services and support for
Colorado's bioscience industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively
works to promote the growth of the industry by advocating for a better
business environment, growing the state's biotech workforce, fighting for
policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speaking
with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit

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