NEWSLETTER
WINTER 2017
Bioscience Association of Maine Quarterly News
January 10, 2017: Maine BioScience Legislative Reception


This year's Legislative Reception will take place on January 10 at the Senator Inn & Spa in Augusta. We encourage our members and non-members to come and educate the newly elected State Legislators on the bioscience industry and your companies in Maine. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to info@mainebioscience.org
In This Issue
The success of the very first ME BioScience Day

On  November 9th  , scient ists, researchers, and employees from Maine life science companies visited 12 middle sc hools in Southern Maine to talk about their jobs, show students what their companies do, and raise awareness of the incredible career opportunities this sector offers to Maine students in their proverbial back yards. An estimated 1,750 students participated in ME BioScience Day.  Thank you to all speakers who devoted their time to this event!
Introducing a new way to save: Illumina

We are pleased to announce that all BAM members are eligible to significant discounts on Illumina  benchtop sequencing instrumentation. 
Illumina, a global genomics leader, provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS) solutions to the research, clinical, and applied markets. The rebates through this cost savings program are available to first time Illumina customers only. Learn more
Holiday Mixer recep

On December 15 we hosted our Annual Holiday Mixer at Pierce Atwood in Portland. Despite the bitter cold, everybody had fun and made valuable connections over delicious hors d'hoeuvres, our very own cran-cherry cocktail by Vena Fizz House and hot chocolate. Thanks all for coming. 
See event photos

Welcome New Members
We are glad to welcome the following companies to our BAM Family:

RockStep Solutions
MDI Biological Laboratory 
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals
M. Kagan & Associates
Goldfinch Biopharma
FOG Pharmaceuticals
Chondrial Therapeutics
Arsia Therapeutics
Readcoor
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