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January 30, 2008

SEBIO Elects New Board of Directors and Officers for 2008: Board Sets Direction for Upcoming Year

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Atlanta, GA — Southeast BIO (SEBIO) has elected its new 2008 Board of Directors to lead the organization through its next year of operations.

Phillip Street, with Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in Atlanta, will serve as SEBIO’s Chair for 2008. In that role, Street succeeds Rebecca Kaufman, with King & Spalding LLP.

“SEBIO is entering a phase of real growth as an organization, and I’m excited to oversee that as the incoming Chair,” Street said. “SEBIO has always been about supporting the growth of the life sciences industry in the Southeast. The ongoing initiatives of SEBIO will heighten the national recognition of the Southeast as a center for the life sciences industry.”

SEBIO’s 2008 Executive Committee includes as officers: Street (Chair), Tall Oaks Capital’s Kathryne Carr (Vice-Chair), Ernst & Young’s Jim Bongiorno (Treasurer), and Intersouth Partner’s Garheng Kong (Secretary). Other members of the Executive Committee include Todd Brady (Domain Associates), Aaron Davidson (H.I.G. Ventures), David Day (University of Florida), Frank Hunt (SE bioStrategies, Inc.), Rebecca Kaufman (King & Spalding LLP), Rose Ritts (Duke University), Todd Sherer (Emory University), Ken Tindall (North Carolina Biotechnology Center), Max Wallace (TheraLogics, Inc.), and Miriam Wilson (SC Launch).

Other new members of SEBIO’s Board of Directors include:

· William W. Brooke, Harbert Management Corporation
· Susan Casey, Square One Bank
· Leslie J. Croland, Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP
· Aaron Davidson, H.I.G. Ventures
· Scott Doron, Southern Technology Council/ Southern Growth Policies Board
· Monica P. Doss, Center for Entrepreneurial Development
· David R. Lohr, Virginia Biosciences Development Center
· Christopher D. McKinney, Vanderbilt University
· Peter Policastro, Scripps Florida
· Rose Ritts, Duke University
· Phillip Street, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
· Miriam Wilson, SC Launch

The complete list of SEBIO’s 2008 board of directors (including new members and returning members) is available online at http://www.sebio.org/board_of_directors.aspx.

About Southeast BIO
Southeast BIO (SEBIO) is a regional nonprofit organization that fosters the growth of the life sciences industry in the Southeastern U.S. through efforts that promote entrepreneurship and bring together companies, investors, universities, and support organizations active in the development of the industry. Today, the Southeast is recognized as one of the fastest growing life sciences regions in the U.S. and home to more than 220 life sciences companies. A public/private partnership formed in 1999, SEBIO is committed to conducting activities that create regional leverage and facilitate the common interests and goals of constituents in the life sciences industry. The geographic footprint of SEBIO presently includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. For more information on SEBIO, go to www.sebio.org.

Contact:

Stephanie D. Adams, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Southeast BIO
404.424.1640
sadams@sebio.org

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