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Missouri Biotechnology Association is pleased to announce the appointment of our 2022-2023 board of directors.

MISSOURI BIOTECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION - WHAT WE DO

Missouri Biotechnology Association (MOBIO) is the only statewide membership group that speaks with one voice to advance and champion the life sciences in Jefferson City, across the state, and in Washington, D.C. MOBIO represents most extensive and broadest cross-section of life science organizations including businesses, higher education, medical research, start-ups, agri-science and related firms involved in research, development, and commercialization of the life sciences. MOBIO serves to connect, develop, and advance the state’s bioscience community.

MOBIO members benefit from a strategic focus to support the enrichment and growth of the biosciences in Missouri through:

Statewide Network

MOBIO connections make a difference, specializing in meaningful business-to-business engagements and bridging: 

  • A network of diversified thought leaders
  • Business leaders with policymakers
  • Entrepreneurs with investors
  • Members to greater market potential 


Members connect at regional, national, and international levels with science, education, and commercial networks to advance business and enrich the industry. 


MOBIO is the catalyst, accelerating growth and leveraging high-value relationships for our vibrant life sciences community. 

Science & Policy

MOBIO advocates for Missouri’s life sciences and technology sectors.  Maintaining a sophisticated understanding of current dynamics, MOBIO serves as your trusted voice for bipartisan engagement and leadership within the Missouri State Capitol.

  • MOBIO forges meaningful relationships between public and private sector leaders to:
  • Defend companies large and small
  • Obtain and safeguard public investment
  • Secure state funding for Missouri's life science industry 


The strength of MOBIO's collective voice consistently delivers a compelling message to advance pro-science, pro-business legislative policy.    

Member Savings

MOBIO saves members real money, providing access to numerous partner organizations that offer significant discounts on relevant industry products and services.

  • R & D
  • Laboratory
  • Finance & Administration
  • Facilities & Operations
  • Communications & Data


All MOBIO members are entitled to preferred purchasing power. There is NO fee to participate.

MOBIO Member Highlight

Mercy is inspired by its mission to bring to life the healing ministry of Jesus through compassionate care and exceptional service. We put patients first by pioneering a new model of care, relentlessly pursuing our goal to get health care right. Everywhere and every way that Mercy serves, we seek to deliver a transformative health experience. Mercy recently announced two major initiatives to leverage the latest technology to further our goal of transforming health care.


Mercy and Mayo Clinic are embarking on a 10-year collaboration agreement to use the most current data science and years of deidentified patient outcomes to find diseases earlier and allow our caregivers to start patients more quickly on proven treatment pathways to better health. This first-of-its-kind alliance between two large health care systems pairs early adopters of integrated electronic health records. The collaboration will use machine learning to support clinicians in providing more optimal care, improved outcomes for patients, and enhanced quality of life.


Mercy now offers a new blood test to detect more than 50 types of cancer early when it is far more likely to be cured. Mercy is an early adopter among health systems to offer GRAIL’s first-of-its-kind multi-cancer early detection (MCED) blood test. GRAIL’s Galleri test uses advanced testing capability to screen for more than 50 types of cancer at one time, as opposed to current recommended cancer screenings which cover only five types of cancer testing for them one at a time.

MOBIO Breakthrough

Join us for MOBIO's Breakthrough of the Month series, where we explore Missouri's new and sometimes hidden biotech industry.  


This is a FREE presentation open to those in the life-science community. 

FEATURE

Stinson LLP:  Explore How Intellectual Property Touches All Aspects of your Business


Join us for MOBIO's Breakthrough, where Stinson LLP attorneys will discuss how intellectual property touches all aspects of your business and the importance of protecting this valuable asset. The presentation will touch on:

·   Protecting your organization's commercial products and assets with patents/trademarks/copyrights/trade secrets

·   Asserting your IP rights

·   Licensing your IP

·   The role IP plays in M&A


Presenters from Stinson LLP will include:

·   Jeannie Boettler, Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology

·   Steve Kazmierksi, Ph.D., Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology

·   Penny Slicer, Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology

·   Ben Woodard, Partner, Employment


Tuesday, June 7, from 10:00 - 10:45 CDT

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