Senator Asks White House to Create Biotechnology Coordinator Position | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Feb 20 – Senator Tim Hutchinson (R-AR) said Tuesday he had recommended to President George W. Bush that a new position of biotechnology coordinator be created in order to unify efforts among a number of government agencies.

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