Friday, November 07, 2008

Monday, August 11, 2008

Biotechnology Books from Logos Press

Announcing a new biotechnology book from Logos Press:

460 pages
Third Edition
August, 2008
Homepage Building Biotechnology
Business, Regulations, Patents, Law, Politics, Science
The definitive primer and leading textbook on the business of biotechnology is now available in its third edition. This new edition is over 100 pages longer than the second edition and adds new chapters, new figures and tables, and additional case examples.

Building Biotechnology builds a robust foundation by providing a comprehensive fundamentals-based overview of the broad variety of elements influencing the commercialization of biotechnology. Expanding on this foundation to ensure a practical appreciation of operational issues in the biotechnology industry, Building Biotechnology adds real-world examples on topics such as the hidden pitfalls of common operational decisions, practical considerations in selecting business models and funding options, strategies to overcome developmental failures, and methods to leverage options to strengthen development plans.

This new book complements these existing titles:

342 pages
Amazon Best Practices in Biotechnology Education
22 International Best Practices in K-12, College, Certificate, Master's, Doctoral, MBA, Distance Education Programs and Student Groups
Best Practices in Biotechnology Education is directed at faculty seeking to start or expand biotechnology education programs; policy-makers and economic developers seeking to help meet workforce needs; and, students, scientists, and business professionals looking to enter the industry or upgrade their existing skills.
The cases herein describe a wide variety of programs from high school through Ph.D. programs. Some are in their first years, whereas others are quite mature and have diversified to offer myriad degree and certificate options. There is also strong international representation, with programs from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States.

186 pages
Best Practices in Biotechnology Business Development
Valuation, Licensing, Cash Flow, Pharmacoeconomics, Market Selection, Communication, and Intellectual Property
Seeking to meet the need to understand how to practice the business of biotechnology, these best practices provide a framework upon which to understand critical issues in biotechnology business development. Experts from a wide range of disciplines have composed best practices based on their experiences and expertise, creating a vital toolbox covering a broad spectrum of topics. These best practices will enable you develop a better understanding of the key elements in these operations and empower you to better manage their implementation.

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Saturday, June 14, 2008


1. Coconut Juice with Ginger or Salabat Powder less the artificial sweetening

2. I will try Coconut Juice and Ginger Ale next week

3. Coconut Milk or Gata with Tea-the so called Coconut Flavored Tea

4. Coconut Milk with Pineapple--Pina Colada without rum

5. Coconut Milk with Yogurt=--called Lossee

6. Virgin Coconut Oil with Popcorn

7. Coconut Virgin Oil with Milk

8. Ubod Pandan Extract from McCormick Philippines with Aqua or Water

9. Coconut Shrimp

10. Coconut Lobster

11. Coconut Prawn

12. Coconut


14. Coconut Milk(GATA) Ginataan with Banana and other Veggies

15. Coconut Flakes

16. Coconut Macaroons

17. Nata de Coco in many varieties in many Asian countries

a. Coffee Jelly with Nata de Coco made in Taiwan
b. Lychee with Nata de Coco made in China
c. Mango with Nata de Coco made in the Phiippines
d. Fruit Gelatin with Nata de Coco made in Malaysia
e. many more variations with Nata de Coco

18. Coconut Fronds like Banana Fronds for Maruya

19. Coconut Sport or Macapuno Ice Cream

20. Coconut Sport, Nata de Coco, Macapuno, Coconut Flakes in FRUIT SALAD like Fruit Cup or Ambrosia-Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Onions and Chives,

21. Can you make Coconut Fibers into Saya? Barong Tagalog? Barong Polo? Blouse?

22. Coconut Biofuels or Coconut Methyl Ester or Coconut Biodiesel Fuels or Coconut Biofuel Blends

23. ChemRez BioActiv



26. cut and dried coconut leaves or fronds for art class on greeting cards, like Women Promotion, Ethiopia SSpS


Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Japan Biotechnology

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Monday, April 14, 2008


The Premiere and Pioneering Conference on Biotechnology Enterprise and Investment
Auditorium, Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health, Don Eugenio Lopez Sr. Medical Complex, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig
8am – 6pm, 16 to 18 April 2008
Cash in on the Health and Wellness revolution at the 4th Biotech Summit!
Day 1: Managing Technology and Innovation
Great for aspiring entrepreneurs, R&D or IT staff, and other non-financial managers of major corporations!

The Innovation Scorecard
Karen Hipol – Senior Consultant, Hybridigm Consulting
How to know if your technology is ready for commercialization (and if it’s worth patenting)
Finance for Technology Managers
Romeo Mascardo MBA, CPA – CEO, SDI Consulting and Faculty, UP Technology Management Center
Master practical ways to find out how much money you need to start-up, how to distribute shares, and how to value your technology.
Term Sheet Terminology
Johanna Klein, MBA, MSc – Investment Officer, Private Sector Capital Markets and Financial Sectors Division, Asian Development Bank
Learn all about term sheets and how to negotiate a win-win partnership with venture capitalists.
PLUS: a case study with Dan Pagulayan (ICCP Venture Partners)
Day 2: Cashing in on the Health and Wellness Revolution
A must-attend for entrepreneurs interested in fully utilizing their agricultural land & aquaculture facilities, doctors looking into safe and effective medical innovations, technology incubator managers, and anyone interested in the current opportunities in Wellness!

Philippine Competitiveness in Biotechnology
Maoi Arroyo, MPhil cantab – CEO, Hybridigm Consulting
An overview of the Philippine biotechnology industry, cash rich plants and seaweeds, and how you can make money in this up and coming industry.
From Herbs to Drugs – How tech transfer facilitates patient health
Eliseo Banaynal, MD – Medical Director, Pascual Laboratories
Learn how simple plants become safe and effective drugs and which plants you can supply to potential pharmaceutical companies.
Capitalizing on Wellness – an overview of the Philippine natural product and herbal industry
Rainier Villanueva, MD – CEO, Rainiers Research & Development Institute and President, Chamber of Herbal Industries of the Philippines
A bird’s eye view of the wellness industry in the Philippines, and whether you can (and should) get into it!
PLUS: Dr. William Dar of ICRISAT (India) speaks about managing biofuel and biotech SMEs
Day 3: Hot Biotech Products and Investments
A must-attend for investors and corporate officers interested in the latest in the current opportunities in drugs, medical devices, innovations in food and cosmetics, and biofuels!

Biofutures: Stem Cell Research and Treatment in the Philippines
Samuel Bernal, MD, JD, LLB, MBA – Head of Regenerative Medicine, TMC and Professor, UCLA
Cancer patients from the US and Asia are coming to the Philippines for stem cell therapy – the new technology for Medical Tourism!
Bioinformatics: Combining IT and Biotech
How this unique field helps discover new drugs and provides potential outsourcing opportunities!
Hot investment opportunities!
Every worthy biotech investment opportunity from Yacon Tea to Malaria Bioinformatics, Carabao Milk Mozzarella to Biofuels, Cosmetics to Cancer Treatments!
PLUS: Cocktails with investors!
Learn with the best at the 2008 Summit and meet over 100 executives and scientists. All prices are inclusive of 12% VAT.
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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Preservation of Fish and Rice