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Madelyn E. Spirnak

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Madelyn E. Spirnak is a former U.S. State Department official. Under President Bill Clinton, she served as a Counselor on Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey.[1] Later, during the George W. Bush administration, she serve as the State Department's Senior Advisor for Agricultural Biotechnology.[2]In the early days of the Obama administration, she served as the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs.[3][4]

State Department Travel Promoting Biotechnology

2006

  • Visit to Guatemala[5]
  • February 12-18: Egypt[6]
  • February 22-23: Slovenia[7]
  • March 29-April 1: Taiwan[8]

2005

  • January 31-February 3: Turkey[9]
  • June 8-15: South Africa[10]
  • June 15-17: Ghana[11]
  • July 25-August 1: Slovakia[12]
  • July 27-28: Czech Republic[13]
  • November 29-30: Poland[14]

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References

  1. Turkey 10/99, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  2. ASEAN-US Roundtable on Agricultural Biotechnology Policy & Strategy, 4-5 April 2006, Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand's National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  3. Remarks at the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy's Annual Banquet, May 5, 2009, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  4. Summary of the September 2009 Meeting, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  5. [http://www.cablegatesearch.net/cable.php?id=06GUATEMALA44 Results Of Senior Sceince Advisor And Science Fellow Visit On Biotech Issues., U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, January 11, 2006, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  6. Senior Advisor For Agricultural Biotechnology Advocates Science-based Regulatory Framework In Egypt And Middle East, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, April 10, 2006, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  7. Slovenia: Visit Of Madelyn Spirnak Helps Move Coexistence Debate Forward, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, March 3, 2006, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  8. Visit To Taiwan By Senior Advisor For Agricultural Biotechnology Highlights Need For Biotechnology Communications Strategy, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, April 25, 2006, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  9. Senior Biotech Advisor's Meetings With Turkish Officials And Agribusiness, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, February 15, 2005, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  10. South Africa, Biosafety Update And State Senior Biotech Advisor Visit, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, June 20, 2005, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  11. Ghana Economic Highlights -- June/july 2005, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, July 21, 2005, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  12. Senior Advisor Spirnak, Gmos, And Slovakia, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, September 8, 2005, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  13. Czech Republic: Visit Of Madelyn Spirnak, Senior Adviser For Agricultural Biotechnology, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, August 9, 2005, Accessed September 4, 2011.
  14. Poland: Senior Advisor For Agricultural Biotechnology Spirnak's Meetings With Gop Officials And Academia, U.S. State Department cable via Wikileaks, January 25, 2006, Accessed September 4, 2011.

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