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Media Advisory

What: Scripps/Oxford International Biotechnology Conference

When: November 13-15,2005

Where: The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

Pre-conference (Sunday, November 13): Deals with the latest biomedical research and application of new technologies in the study of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.
This pre-conference is intended primarily for biomedical researchers.

The Conference (Monday, November 14 and Tuesday, November 15): "Building a New Model for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Bio-medicine."
The conference should be of interest to bioscience researchers, biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms, venture capitalists, and others involved in the biomedical community.

Members of the media are invited to attend all regular sessions of the two-part conference. However, you must be credentialed for entry to the sessions.>You must wear your Press Badge at all pre-conference and conference sessions. Receptions are not open to the press.

To be credentialed:

In advance: Call or e-mail Keith McKeown, Scripps Research Vice President of Communications, at (858) 784-8134, kmckeown@scripps.edu.

At pre-conference registration: Go to the Media Registration table at the Breakers. Present current media credential.



For more information contact:
Office of Communications
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, California 92037
press@scripps.edu