Biozona Weekly: ASU entrepreneurship; Plague research; Tech Launch Arizona

May 22, 2014

By hammersmith

Tech Launch Arizona brings U of A innovation to market
5/22/14 | Tucson News Now | JD Wallace

Tech Launch Arizona has been helping the University of Arizona get innovations patented, taken to market by the right people, and connected with the best industry.  

How 2 Arizona scientists faced down an ancient plague

5/19/14 | Arizona Republic | Shaun McKinnon

Dave Wagner and Paul Keim of Northern Arizona University, who have devoted their professional lives to understanding a disease most people think of as an ancient memory, know the plague is alive and well across the southwestern United States.  

The Heat is on

5/19/14 | Az Business Magazine | Michael Gossie

Arizona is rejoicing at the prospect that the strategic plan that has guided Arizona’s fast-growing bioscience and healthcare sector since 2002 has been rebooted and Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap: 2014-2025 will provide a blueprint for success for another decade.

The genetic basis of evolved resistance to GMO cotton in India
5/19/14 | Science 2.0 | Staff Report

An international team led by scientists at the University of Arizona and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has discovered what happens on a molecular basis in insects that evolved resistance to genetically engineered cotton plants, resulting in the eradication of pink bollworm in the southwestern United States.

ASU expanding entrepreneurship programs at W.P. Carey School
5/12/14 | Phoenix Business Journal | Hayley Ringle

Arizona State University’s business school is pushing further into the realm of entrepreneurship education through several new programs and increased outreach efforts.