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Harvard and Crucell Receive $19.2 million NIH Grant to Develop Next-Generation AdVac-based Vaccines
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Aug. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext: CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) announced today that it has, in collaboration with Harvard Medical School, been awarded a US$ 19.2 million (15.9 million Euro) grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new adenovirus vector-based vaccines against HIV/AIDS. Crucell will receive US$ 8.1 million (6.7 million Euro) for the further development of its AdVac(R) technology.
Hospitality College Teaching Students About PixelPoint POS
GRONINGEN, Netherlands, Aug. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PixelPoint Technologies, a leading developer of restaurant POS software, announced today that Noorderpoort College in Groningen, Netherlands will be implementing PixelPoint's POS software for educational purposes at the Hospitality College.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter 2005 Financial Results on Tuesday, August 2, at 8:30 A.M. EDT
NEW YORK, July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 2, 2005 to discuss the second quarter 2005 financial results. Michael S. Weiss, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will host the call. Keryx will announce its financial results for this period in a press release to be issued prior to the call.
The Shuman Law Firm
Dyer & Shuman, LLP Encourages Persons Who Purchased StarTek, Inc. Common Stock Between February 26, 2003 and May 5, 2005 to Consider Their Legal Options as Potential Class Members -- SRT
DENVER, July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Dyer & Shuman, LLP today encouraged persons who purchased the common stock of StarTek, Inc. (NYSE:SRT) between February 26, 2003 and May 5, 2005 ("Class Members") to contact Kip B. Shuman of Dyer & Shuman, LLP, at 1-800-711-6483 or via email at KShuman@DyerShuman.com, or their counsel of choice, concerning their rights and interests as potential class members in the shareholder class action recently filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against StarTek and certain of its officers and directors.
Port of Houston Authority
House Majority Leader DeLay Delivers Funding Earmarks for Port of Houston Authority Transportation Projects
HOUSTON, July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) is pleased to announce that four of its high-priority projects totaling more than $40 million in earmarks have been included in the Transportation Reauthorization Act that has passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives. The four projects in southeast Harris County would ease traffic congestion and improve the flow of cargo in and out of the port's public (PHA) and private facilities. Additionally, the projects will improve the safety of commuters by improving roadways used by trucks and by preventing interaction of motorists and trains at several busy crossings.
Minera Andes, Inc.
Minera Andes Completes Credit Facility For San Jose Project
SPOKANE, Wash., July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Minera Andes Inc. (TSX-V:MAI) (OTCBB:MNEAF) today announces it has closed on the final tranche of US$2 million or a US$4 million loan facility from Macquarie Bank Limited ("Macquarie"). This facility was provided in two tranches for funding of Minera Andes' 49% portion of the costs of completing a bankable feasibility study and related development work for the San Jose/Huevos Verdes silver/gold project in Argentina. Macquarie is an international banking group that is a provider of capital to the mining sector.
Wisdom International Corp.
Wisdom International Corporation Completes Transaction with Birchington Investments Limited for the Sale of Common Stock
SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wisdom International Corporation (Pink Sheets:WSMI) announced today that it has recently completed a transaction with Birchington Investments Limited, an investment company, in which Birchington purchased 6,500,000 shares of Common Stock of Wisdom International Corporation at $0.90 per share in exchange for 5,850,000 Ordinary Shares of Birchington. Birchington is a newly formed company, which recently was admitted to listing on the Irish Stock Exchange in Dublin, Ireland. Birchington has been established specifically to invest in U.S. small-cap companies with long-term growth potential.
NetMusic Entertainment Corporation
NetMusic Announces Platform Complete, Launch with OEM Partners Imminent
SEATTLE, July 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetMusic Entertainment Corporation (Pink Sheets:NTMT) announced today that it has completed its revamping of the company's Media Delivery Platform for the wholesale market and that it is executing contracts with OEMs to deliver personalized DMS and Media Delivery solutions for portable digital devices. As per agreement with the two OEMs, participants will be announced in conjunction with the product and service launch expected during this quarter - 3Q '05.