Colorado State University to Co-Sponsor Biotechnology Conference on April 15

Colorado State University will host "Biotech Connect" on April 15 to showcase biotechnology developments at the university and provide opportunities for industry, faculty and students to connect.

The forum will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15 in the North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center on the CSU campus in Fort Collins. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required by April 10 at

Dr. Barry Beaty, chief scientific officer of MicroRx, and Dr. Stephen Withrow, chief scientific officer of NeoTREX – CSU’s Superclusters in infectious disease and cancer – will give the keynote luncheon address at 11:30 a.m.

This year’s program includes presentations on recruiting and retaining staff, funding sources for business and academia, biotechnology research and programs at Colorado State and information on Cenergy, CSU’s new clean energy Supercluster.

The event is co-sponsored by the Colorado BioScience Association, Colorado State University, the Career Center, CSU Ventures, and the colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

The program is being held in conjunction with the CSU Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, which is a showcase for undergraduate student research projects. For further information, contact Brett Beal at or (970) 491-5493.