CBN Wins 2006 Biomedical Community Award
from Georgia Biomedical Partnership
Each year the Georgia Biomedical Partnership recognizes
individuals, companies or institutions for significant
contributions to Georgia’s life sciences industry
with its Biomedical Community Awards. For 2006, the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) was
honored as a model for conducting nationally-recognized
scientific research through a broad consortium of
colleges and universities, and for its extensive
efforts to increase scientific literacy. The CBN,
a National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology
Center, coordinates research among more than 90 scientists
from eight metro Atlanta colleges and universities.
It also provides educational opportunities to high
school students, K-12 science teachers, undergraduate
and graduate students. CBN Director Dr. Elliot Albers
accepted the award on behalf of the organization
Biomedical Partnership (GBP), founded in 1989,
represents the life sciences industry in Georgia.
Its 680 members include companies, research institutions
and universities, government groups and corporate
service providers involved in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals,
medical devices and diagnostics, medical informatics
and related businesses.