NEWS ADVISORY
from the office of State Senator Judith Zaffirini

FOR IMMEDIATE Review
Contact: Gabe Valenzuela
(512) 463-0121
January 24, 2005

Legislators to Host Educational Forum on Stem Cell Research

What:
Expert scientists, ethicists and biotech industry leaders will convene at the State Capitol to discuss the scientific, moral and economic aspects of stem cell research. A bipartisan host committee of 20 senators and 52 state representatives is chaired by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, and co-chaired by Representative Rick Hardcastle, R-Vernon. The educational forum is intended for legislators, staff and representatives from state agencies and institutions of higher education to help them be better informed about stem cell issues.
When:
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
1-5:30 p.m.
Where:
State Capitol
Senate Finance Committee Room, E1.036
Austin, Texas

Attachment: Event Program

Please contact Gabe Valenzuela if you would like assistance to schedule an interview with any of the speakers or if additional information is needed.

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