AZBio announces 2013 award winners

September 5, 2013

By hammersmith

The Arizona Bioindustry Association, which is celebrating its 10th year, has announced the winners of its 2013 AZBio awards.

The awards will be presented during the AZBio Gala Awards luncheon on Oct. 10 at the Phoenix Convention Center to the state’s leading educators, innovators and companies. The event will also feature the industry showcase and student discovery session before and after the luncheon.
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The award winners are:

AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement
Thomas M. Grogan, M.D.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a member of the Roche Group

Michael A. Cusanovich Bioscience Educator of the Year
Amanda Grimes
Mesa Biotechnology Academy

AZBio Public Service Award
Mayor John W. Lewis
Town of Gilbert

2013 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year
Leslie Boyer, M.D.
The University of Arizona

Jon W. McGarity Bioscience Leader of the Year
Linda Hunt
Dignity Health, Arizona Market

AZBio Fast Lane Awards
Iron Horse Diagnostics
Nasseo, Inc.
Yulex Corporation

2013 Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year
W.L. Gore and Associates