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CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
e-mail:steven-parrott@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

NEWS ADVISORY

 WHAT: Announcement of significant gift to the University of Iowa involving technology transfer
 WHEN: 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, 1999
 WHERE: Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing, C100 Multi-Tenant Facility, 2501 Crosspark Road, Oakdale Research Park, Coralville
 WHO: Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack; University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman; UI Vice President for Research David Skorton; John Rosazza, professor of pharmacy and director of the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing; and other guests

The University of Iowa will announce a significant gift in the area of technology transfer on Monday, Feb. 8 at a 1:30 p.m. news briefing at the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing on the Oakdale Research Campus in Coralville.

Following the news briefing, there will be a brief tour of the Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing for reporters, photographers and videographers.

To reach the Oakdale Campus from either east or west of Iowa City, take Interstate 80 to the Highway 965 exit (also the exit to Coral Ridge Mall). Go north on Highway 965 for about one mile, then turn right on Oakdale Boulevard. Crosspark Road is the first road that intersects with Oakdale Boulevard. The Multi-Tenant Facility is the first building on the northeast corner of the intersection.

2/5/99