BRI Sponsors the Stewards of Future Research Conference
Research Triangle Park, NC (April 17, 2012) – BioResource International, Inc, was a sponsor of the Stewards of the Future Research Conference. The conference, held on April 17th at NC State University, highlighted innovative research in the University’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The focus of the conference was on research for human health and global sustainability.
BRI CEO Dr. Giles Shih said, “BRI is proud to be a sponsor of this conference at NC State University and focus attention on how life science innovations can address challenges in global sustainability.”
According to the Stewards of the Future website, the conference featured “internationally recognized scientists and policy makers discuss(ing) the imperative of leveraging research partnerships in the agricultural and life sciences to meet urgent challenges to human health, the environment, social well-being and the global economy.” Keynote speakers were Nobel Laureate Dr. Phillip A. Sharp, Institute Professor at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Mr. Juan Enriquez, Managing Director of Excel Venture Management, Chair and CEO of Biotechonomy LLC, and Co-founder of Synthetic Genomics.