- Gregory Milman, chief of the pathogenesis and basic research branch in the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has written a lengthy document containing down-to-earth advice on applying for SBIR grants. It is available on the Web at http://www.niaid.nih.gov/newsletter/maya/sbir/cover.htm.
- For more information about the SBIR conferences sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the Small Business Administration, contact the SBIR Conference Center at P.O. Box 2890, Sequim, Wash. 98382; http://www.zyn.com/sbir/.
- For more information about the SBIR conference being planned for San Diego in the fall of 1997, contact BIOCOM San Diego, a regional trade organization for biotechnology and medical device companies, at 4940 Carroll Canyon Rd., Suite B, San Diego, Calif. 92121; (619) 455-0300. Fax: (619) 455-0022. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: http://www.biocom.org/.
American Cancer Society's Clark Heath: "It's a step in the right direction. It's been talked about for a good while about how the means for testing compounds . . . should be modernized."