Feb. 24, 2009

Delaware Biotechnology Institute Tour
Joint Meeting with the Wilmington Section

Come join the Wilmington and Delaware Valley Sections as they jointly host an event on February 24th starting at 5:30 PM at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute located in Newark, Delaware for a tour followed by a networking dinner event held at the University of Delaware Blue & Gold Club.

Agenda: ·         A presentation overview of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute presented by Professor Kelvin Lee, Director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute
A presentation on “Novel Mechanisms for Drug Delivery” by Professor Millie Sullivan
A presentation on “Strategies for Biofuel Production” by Professor Terry Papoutsakis
Followed by a tour of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute is located near the University of Delaware campus and is a partnership among government, academia and industry to help establish the First State as a center of excellence in biotechnology and the life sciences. The Institute’s mission is to facilitate a biotechnology network of people and facilities to enhance existing academic and private-sector research, catalyze unique cross-disciplinary research and education initiatives, and to foster the entrepreneurship that creates high-quality jobs.

Date: Tuesday February 24, 2009

5:30 – 6:45      Presentations and Tour
7:15 – 9:00?    Dinner and Networking

Presentations and Tour:

Delaware Biotechnology Institute
University of Delaware
15 Innovation Way
Newark, DE 19711
302 831-4888

Dinner and Networking: University of Delaware Blue & Gold Club
44 Kent Way
Newark, DE 19716
302 831-2582
Menu: Buffet including
Caesar Salad
Chicken Marsala, Salmon with Champagne Mustard Sauce, and Eggplant Parmesan
Vegetable, Potato, Rolls and Butter
New York Style Cheesecake over Raspberry Sauce
Coffee, Tea, and Decaf
Price includes one drink ticket for the alcoholic beverage of your choice
Cost: $30.00 per person
$25.00 per local section member or recent graduate (three years or less)
$10.00 per student
Driving Directions: to Delaware Biotechnology Institute
to University of Delaware Blue & Gold Club
Reservation Deadline:
Friday February 20, 2009
Registration Details:

Registration for this event is closed.
For questions about availability please contact
Sue Schultz at suzette.schultz@astrazeneca.com or 302-885-1560.